Techspan Group supply only the highest quality ultrasonic cleaning & steam cleaning equipment – Ultrasonic Cleaners & Steam Cleaning Equipment made by Elma Germany.

Elma manufacturers highest quality equipment for the fine cleaning of highly sensitive components, which it has been doing for over 50 years. Techspan Group have been supplying Elma throughout Australia and New Zealand for over two decades –

The product range in the field of ultrasonic cleaning is probably the largest worldwide, including a range of specific serial units and specially designed cleaning systems. From the smallest table-top unit, for the cleaning of glasses –  to a 20-stage special installation for the fine cleaning of computer chips in the manufacturing process –

Elma ultrasound technology – the core of every product.

Certification Documents

EC Certification Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices

EN ISO 13485 


The Elma product range in the field of ultrasonic cleaning is probably the largest in the world, including an array of serial units and specially designed cleaning installations. From the smallest table-top unit for the cleaning of glasses, up to a 20-stage special installation unit for the fine cleaning of computer chips in the manufacturing process – Elma has become the right choice for solutions to cleaning problems in many business sectors.

Cleaning units made by Elma are well known and trusted by opticians, in laboratories, at the jeweller’s workshop, for medical instruments and even in private households.

Traditional Quality – Modern Technology – Elma Ultrasonics


Techspan is a 100% privately owned ‘family’ business. Established in January 1979 .

Our staff bring to our organization a wealth of experience and expertise in materials and processing technology – providing our customers with the benefit of expert applications engineering advice and product knowledge. Our strong management strategy will ensure that we continue to grow, together with our customers…

Meet the Techspan team 

Tim Fastnedge - Ultrasonics Technical Sales


I’ve been with the company since 1990.

I am responsible for technical sales of a variety of Elma Ultrasonic equipment, and I also take care of the group’s marketing, graphic design, and development of the group website.

I began with Techspan in technical service, building a good product knowledge.

I previously worked for a division of Techspan‘s Furniture manufacturing company in the late 80’s.

My interests include – family life, music, skydiving, and living life to the full.

Dave Fastnedge - Ultrasonics Technical Sales

I have beenTeam-member-Dave-01 with Techspan since 1980.

I have studied architectural draughting, electrical engineering, and business management.

I previously worked as an architectural draughtsman, insurance underwriter, and broker. Having lived in Perth, Western Australia for several years, I am now based in Auckland, New Zealand, and very happily married (37 years) to Maria. We have 2 adult children, 2 grandchildren, 2 dogs, and a small menagerie of animals on several acres.

I‘m passionate about our business, and I’m absolutely dedicated to the success of Techspan Group – to be the leading provider of our 5 core products. I‘m a firm believer in the power of positive thinking, and I’m extremely proud of our winning team, who work extremely hard to give exceptional quality service to our customers !

My interests include DIY, aviation, boating, good food, wine, and travel.

Brendan van Wyk - Technical Sales


I have been with the company since December 2008.

My main role with the company is – Technical sales of our wide range of Plastics Machinery & Ultrasonic Equipment. I previously worked as Accounts assitant and customer service, among many other various roles.

I was born in Durban, South Africa in 1986.

My interests include:  Aviation, Shooting, Cars and Computer gaming.

Jon Fastnedge - Group Purchasing

I have Team-member-Jon-01been with the company since 1992. I am the financial director and purchasing manager for Techspan Group and sales manager for Techspan Industrial Printing Systems Limited (TIPS).

I am married to Bernadette and we have three children: Dominica, Rebeka and Isaac.

In my spare time I can be found working outside on my lifestyle block.
On the farm, we run sheep, horses, goats and chickens and we share the farm with many domestic pets as well.

Darryl Smith - Technical Service Manager

Team-member-DarrylI originally started with Techspan in 1994 and left briefly in 1998 only to return later that same year.

My role with Techspan is as the company service manager.

I am 44 years old and have 4 daughters ranging in age from 7 to 18 years old.

I’m a keen motorcyclist and my current pride and joy is a Ducati 848 superbike.

My interests include family life, motorcycles and motorcycle racing, music, travelling, good food and red wine, running and general fitness, DIY