Innovus

A cost-effective tip appendage design that reduces tip leakage vortices in axial flow fans to improve fan performance. The appendage is robust in that it is applicable to various axial flow fan...

Innovus

 

A cost-effective, highly efficacious trough assembly for collecting and removing drops with minimal air-side pressure drops for use in evaporative heat exchangers or cooling towers. The...

University of Cape Town

Background

As the global demand for quality pharmaceutical products continues to grow, conventional production platforms are facing severe limitations in terms of scalability, long production times...

University of Cape Town

This solar cooker is small enough to be packed into a backpack in its collapsed form and carried by one person. In its fully assembled state, it takes the shape of a cone. 

The cone is formed by...

North-West University

This novel system allows for digital monitoring of payloads on heavy vehicles and avoids repetitive, physical weighing of the vehicle to check overloading status. This is achieved by digitally linking...

North-West University

The invention relates to a novel process of partial oxidation of un-agglomerated chromite ore in ferrochrome production processes.

The process includes the steps of:

  1. providing a source of un...
University of the Western Cape

The skin represents the first physical barrier to protect our bodies from harmful toxins, pathogens and dangerous environmental factors and plays an important role in social and visual experiences...

University of the Western Cape

The cost of building materials contributes significantly to overall construction costs, with ordinary Portland cement (OPC) being one of the main components.  The production of OPC is not...

North-West University

This invention relates to the use of free L-proline in the preparation of a supplement, and to a supplement so prepared, as well as a method using such a supplement for supplementing the concentration...

Novelquip Forestry (Pty) Ltd

As global populations grow, so does the demand for timber and its by-products, putting an ever-increasing strain on this natural resource. The best way to fight climate change is to plant trees. But...

University of the Western Cape

South Africa harbours the highest number of rape incidents in the world, and sexual assault and rape cases in the entire SADC region are estimated at a minimum of 55 000 cases per year. Crime scene...

North-West University

Optimal crop yield is pivotal to meeting market food demands and increasing the cost-efficacy for farmers. The REDgrow technology is intended to manipulate the transmittance spectra, or wavelength, of...