Overview of Organisation

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.

Technology Competencies and Offerings

  • Manufacturing Advisory Services
  • Product Analysis and Testing
  • Product Development
  • Research
  • Training
  • Short Courses

Technology Platform

A facility to demonstrate range of specialised technology and available to SMEs to develop prototypes. A number of specialised machines available for use of small business on
an appointment basis:

  • Electronic button-hole machine;
  • Electronic button-sew on machine;
  • Electronic bar-tacking machine;
  • Electronic eyelet button-hole machine;
  • Embroidery machine and digitiser (for samples);
  • Cover seam machine (elasticating);
  • Feed off the arm machine;
  • Hemming machine;
  • Jet pocket machine;
  • Merrow edge machine;
  • Ultrasonic Welding machine; and
  • Walking foot machine
Assistance Areas Offered
Product Development
Prototype Development
Product Design and Development
Product Assembly and Packaging
Specialization Sector/s
Advanced Manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing