Metal Casting Technology Station (MCTS)

The University of Johannesburg’s Metal Casting Technology Station (MCTS) is an initiative of the then [LN1] Department of Science and Technology (now Department of Science and Innovation - DSI) under the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA). The MCTS operates under the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment in partnership with the Department of Metallurgy.

The VISION of MCTS is “to be a world-class innovation facility that supports and enables technological innovations in the metals casting industry to achieve socio-economic benefits for South Africa”, with the MISSION to “support technology innovators to unlock South Africa’s metal casting industry’s global competitiveness and to deliver socio-economic value”.
The MCTS supports and assists the Metal Casting industry; Foundries, Suppliers and related industries, to improve the sectors innovation ability for increased competitiveness and sustainability, with the following FOCUS AREAS:
-          Physical Metallurgy
-          Moulding Technology
-          Foundry Technology
-          Support services.
Contact the MCST:
MCTS Manager: Kulani Mageza
Tel: +27 11 559 6952
+27 11 559 6019
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