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Technology Station in Chemicals (TSC)
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Technology Station in Chemicals offers a wide range of services designed to assist a manufacturing company in either maintaining or enhancing quality.  TSC is a programme initiated by the Department of Science and Technology with a mandate to transfer chemical technology to small, medium and micro enterprises. The universities experienced staff of scientists, technologists and technicians and external service providers participates in product developments projects.

The service offered by the technology station in chemicals to all the steps in the manufacturing process includes the raw materials, process variables, and finished product.

Vincent Tau

Technical Advisor
Reitumetse Khabeng
Tel: 012 382 0721

Office Manager
Emily Masilela
Tel: 012 382 0789

Map to TSC

Helpful Links
Technology Innovation Agency

Focus Areas
TSC is focusing on the following technologies
- Plants & Oil Extraction   
- Cosmetics Technology
- Detergents Technology
- Electroplating Technology

As from 2013, TSC will be offering accredited programmes for training small and large enterprises.
Safety Health &
  Environment in the work
  place (NQF level 4)
Emulsion Technology (NQF
  level 4)
Good Manufacturing
  Practice in the chemical
  Manufacturing environment
  (NQF level 4)
Customer Care (NQF level 4)
Pricing & Costing to a
  business Venture (NQF level
- Demonstrate & Application
  of commercial and Industrial
  cleaning chemicals (NQF
  level 4)
Lean Manufacturing –
  Industrial Engineering 
(NQF level 3)

Research Areas
TSC is focusing and building capacity in Cosmetics Technology research

Current research project
Effect of surfactant on stability of emulsion that function as ultraviolet filters