Obatex is the only RAILWAY DETONATOR manufacturer in South Africa.
All components including the explosive used in the detonator are locally manufactured.
A railway detonator signal device is a coin-sized device that is used to make a loud sound as a warning signal to train drivers
A warning, caution or stop signal in dense fog, when signals are difficult to see
A warning of a train on a line ahead as a result of an incident or accident
To stop approaching trains in an emergency
To alert crews working on the rails when a train is approaching