Institute of Advanced Tooling: Walter Sisulu University (IAT-WSU)
This Institute of Advanced Tooling (IAT) is based at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Buffalo City, satellite Campus in East London. IATWSU focuses mainly on mechanical design, concept and product development, metrology (3rd party measurement), analysis, skills development and more recently, advanced manufacturing and reverse engineering.
The strategic objectives of the station are to provide technology support services and training to the (predominantly) regional manufacturing sector, SME's, inventors, individuals, academic partners and in some cases large companies.
Technology Competencies and Offerings:
- Advanced Manufacturing;
- Analysis / Simulation;
- Applied Research and Development;
- Consultancy Services;
- Technology Audits and Industry Surveys
- General Manufacturing;
- Metrology / CMM;
- Reverse Engineering; and
- Technology Demonstration and Training