Welcome to the Centre for Polymer Technology
The Centre for Polymer Technology specializes in failure analyses, product development and the testing of polymers including innovative polymer technological solutions and services.
The Centre for Polymer Technology started off as a joint venture between the Department of Polymer Technology of the Pretoria Technikon (now Tshwane University of Technology) and the Polymers Programme of the CSIR, based in Pretoria, South Africa.
In October 2005 CPT (Pty) Ltd was established as a totally independent venture to provide a confidential one-stop service, from an initial concept or idea, through process and prototype development, design optimization, material selection, packaging, quality control and product testing to failure analyses.
CPT has projects and joint ventures for product and process development with a number of associates:
- Addivation - specialist plastics additive company;
- Agrément Board;
- South African Plastics Pipe Manufacturers;
- Polystrene Packaging Council;
- Individual privately funded projects.
CPT offers a wide range of services to the following Industries: