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

The Metal Casting Technology Station (MCTS) is based at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Doornfontein Campus. MCTS is a technology transfer partner for the metal casting industry, pioneering development through training, research and technology support. The Technology Station operates in

The Institute for Advanced Tooling (IAT) is based at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Soshanguve South Campus.
IAT-TUT key objectives are to:

  • Improve the competitiveness of SMEs in the tooling industry through the growing of highly skilled and educated workers with challenging jobs

The Institutes for Advanced Tooling (IATs) are positioned to be occupational centres of excellence for Skills Development Technology Transfer and Diffusion to accelerate the country's growth in the Tool, Die & Mould (TDM) making sector (Tooling sector), through the core business of promoting

The High Agility Hybrid Serial-Parallel Kinematic Robotic Arm architecture leverages off the benefits of serial and parallel kinematic machines while minimising the disadvantages of each. The design is based on the transmission of mechanical power via embedded drivetrains to each joint in the system...

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.

Our

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...