Core competencies

Internationally recognised experts at your service, drawing on the expertise of 140 disciplines from nine faculties of the University of Pretoria.

  • Analyses:
    • Chemicals.
    • Crystallographic textures.
    • Finite elements.
    • Metallurgical failure.
    • Parametric simulations.
    • Rollover Protection Systems (ROPS) and Falling Object Protection Systems (FOPS).
    • Sound and vibration.
    • Stiffness characterisation.
    • Strain measurements.
    • Thermal stabilisation of materials [Oxidation induction time (OIT)].
  • Determination studies:
    • Acceleration of objects.
    • Specific gravities.
  • Examinations:
    • Diesel.
    • Fractures.
    • Oil filters.
    • Sample cuts.
    • Welds
  • Other services include amongst others:
    • Audit of health safety structures for mineworkers.
    • Commercial and fleet freight modelling.
    • Development of supply and pricing strategies.
    • Driver behaviour profiling (transport engineering).
    • Geotechnical analysis and advisory services.
  • Built environment:
    • Architecture design strategy formulation.
    • Construction economics.
    • Heritage studies.
  • Civil engineering:
    • Determination of structural safety factors and reliability.
    • Product development and testing.
    • Surface area density studies.
    • Transportation planning and operations.
    • Travel surveys and strategic modelling
  • Chemical engineering:
    • Computational fluid dynamics consulting.
    • Fluid dynamics.
    • Polymer product design and testing
  • Mechanical and aerospace engineering testing:
    • Bending and punching.
    • Corrosion.
    • Durability.
    • Environmental.
    • Fatigue and strength.
    • Flexural.
    • Friction and wear.
    • Impact sensor.
    • Loading.
    • Passive hydraulic steering (PHS).
    • Rowe cell.
    • Shock.
    • Torque.
    • Tri-axial.

Value proposition

Research and advisory services

The ability to provide business-to-business solutions across the full life cycle of services from project conceptualisation to delivery and capacity building using scientific evidence as basis

Specialised services

We draw on the expertise of over 140 disciplines from nine faculties of the University of Pretoria. This enables us to deploy multi-faceted teams that provide customised and innovative solutions.


Professional memberships