BP Nel
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The company was started in 1996 by BP Nel, a graduate mechanical engineer. We have since complete more than a 1000 projects in a very diverse field of design for manufacture.
Our experience are within Product and Tool Design for plastic injection molding, vacuum forming, rotational molding, pressure die casting and blow molding. We also have extensive experience in design for metal fabrication, mechanisms, gears, cams, shafts, springs and bolted connections.
We optimize machines and products with Finite Element Analysis and Generative Design.
We use LEGAL software ONLY: Autodesk Inventor Professional and Fusion 360 Design software.
We work with clients all over the world and communicate using (hidden), Skype and Zoom.

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  • Director BP Nel Consulting PTY Ltd · Full-time Jan 1996 – Present 26 yrs 6 mos Sasolburg, FS, South Africa Director of BP Nel Consulting PTY Ltd. The company specialize in Design for Manufacture.
    We have extensive experience in many manufacturing processes.
    We optimize your products for strength, weight, stiffness and manufacturing process.
  • Product Design and Development Engineer BP Nel Consulting PTY Ltd · Full-time Jan 1996 – Present 26 yrs 6 mos Sasolburg, FS, South Africa Develop mechanical products, machines and mechanisms.
    Design for injection Molding, Blow Molding, Rotational Molding, Die Casting, Sheet metal fabrication and Vacuum Forming
  • Tool Design Engineer BP Nel Consulting PTY Ltd · Full-time Jan 1996 – Apr 2020 24 yrs 3 mos Sasolburg, FS, South Africa Design plastic components
    Design injection mold tools
    Program 3-axis CNC equipment


  • Univercity of Pretoria B.Ing Mechanical, Mechanical Engineering 1989 – 1994

Other experience

  • Welding As a farm boy I had to know how to stick weld since machines break and we have to fix it right there.
    Later during working for clients I learned CO2 welding also.
  • Tool room experience I have experience with writing 3-axis CNC tool-paths for Mill Machines. I physically work in a number of tool rooms setting up work pieces, choosing cutters, feeds and speeds. Drilling reaming tapping filing all have been done.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering University of Pretoria Jan 1989 – Present See credential

Joined: July 10, 2019

Last seen: September 3, 2020


Afrikaans Professional working proficiency

English Professional working proficiency


Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa