There are 1 million upper limb amputees across South Africa, with an estimate of another 5 million in the rest of Africa.  Research has shown that amputees find available prostheses too expensive, uncomfortable and/or have limited functionality. This results in many amputees discarding their...

Wits researchers have developed a cold spray process for the deposition of antimicrobial coatings on 3D printed ABS polymer surfaces. Cold spray is a rapid low-temperature deposition technique which can be used to coat surfaces of varying sizes to achieve desirable surface properties.

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Aeroswift is a collaboration project between the CSIR-National Laser Centre (NLC) and Aerosud ITC to develop a prototype titanium additive manufacturing (AM) machine tool capable of producing aircraft certifiable parts in a large envelope configuration.  Aeroswift technology is based on the...

The zPrinter is a full-colour additive manufacture or 3D printer. It is capable of creating large parts with full colour and texture on the surfaces of the various parts. The models and parts produced by the printer are suitable for industrial designs. The following file formats are accepted as...

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