History of Recam
- Recam was founded in 1975
- In 1987/8 Recam had their products tested by the CSIR based on ASHRAE 25-27 standards
- Recam was a privately owned company until 1996, when it was acquired by Carrier South Africa
- In 1997 Carrier SA acquired Metraclark
- In 2000, the former “Dynatemp” company was incorporated, and the compressorised product manufacturing expertise transferred to Recam. Recam thereafter became known as ECR Manufacturing.
- 2002 Metraclark and Carrier were united under one MD.
- 2006 Metraclark rebranded itself as Carrier
- 2009 G&L Beijer AB from Sweden acquired Metraclark from Carrier
- 2009 Recam rebranded itself and is a division of Metraclark Pty LTD.
Recam is a leading manufacturer of heat exchangers, compressorised products and electrical control boards. The heat exchanger products comprise:
- evaporators to suit various applications from under counter fridges to industrial cold and freezer rooms, including glass door rooms.
- Aircooled condensers in various configurations including V-type, vertical and horizontal discharge with or without variable speed fans, and with various fin/case material options to suit aggressive environments.
The compressorised product range includes:
- standard condensing units for all temperature ranges, using hermetic, scroll and semi hermetic compressors.
- Small wall mounted weatherproof packaged condensing units.
- Larger, weatherproof stackable floor standing packaged condensing units.
- Multiplex systems custom designed and manufactured to suit any application using hermetic, scroll or semi-hermetic compressors.
The electrical control boards are custom manufactured for refrigeration systems and conform to the following standards:
- SANS IEC 60439-1
- SANS 1765
- SANS 1743-1
The factory boasts a comprehensive quality control process including 100% pressure testing of all heat exchanger products, as well as initial setting up of any electronic control
systems before products are despatched. Production processes are continually optimised through the elimination of waste in any form along the production line. State-of-the-Art
sheetmetal machines and proven fin presses ensure that products are produced to consistent standards.