Moulds are hollowed-out blocks that are used as tools for the mass production of parts such as plastic bottles and automotive parts. These moulds are expensive to manufacture and are therefore designed to have a long service life.  Manufacturing industries thus seek cost-effective processes to...

This technology is a high-temperature self-repairing carbide ceramic matrix composite. It is produced using titanium and a porous CfC composite preform matrix. Titanium and the composite preform matrix are placed in a crucible and spark plasma sintering is used to melt titanium so that it...

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The novel solar trough plant receiver is customizable based on the solar field needs, providing improvements in the harnessing of solar energy. Unlike conventional parabolic trough solar systems, it has a wider operational temperature range as well as high-efficiency levels which not only reduce...

The Technology Station in Clothing and Textiles (TSCT) is located at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Bellville Campus. The TSCT was established to provide innovation support to SMEs in the clothing and textile industry to become more competitive.

Adaptronics Advanced Manufacturing Technology Laboratory (AMTL) is located at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Bellville Campus. The primary objective of the unit is to specialise as a national manufacturing, research and educational resource centre for Adaptronics Technologies in

The Technology Station for Materials and Processing Technologies (TSMPT) is located at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park in Sebokeng. It forms part of the VUT's Technology Transfer and Innovation Directorate. As such, it is supported by an

The Product Development Technology Station (PDTS) is located on the campus of Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein. The Technology Station develops new ideas into products, or improve existing products with detailed engineering and develop ideas from concept to prototype. In this

Directech (Pty) Ltd is a mechatronics innovation and development company that specialises in bespoke industrial turnkey solutions, comprising of robotic solutions, machine building solutions, automated guided vehicle solutions, telemetry (smart city/factory) systems, and packaging solutions.

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The SNC BEST ball electrospinning technology is a high throughput electrostatic fibre spinning technology used to produce nanofibres from various polymers and blends of polymers. 

In the ball electrospinning process, small balls (2,5cm diameter) are rotated through a polymer solution, coating the...