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The PE Technikon and Willard Batteries have agreed on the establishment of a Materials Resource Centre at the PE Technikon. This resource centre is primarily aimed at establishing Willard Batteries as a leading global supplier of DC power systems through the provision of a one-stop service for the evaluation and testing of new and emerging battery technologies. The resource centre, although housed in the Department of Chemistry, is a multi-disciplinary centre with active participation by the following academic departments at the PE Technikon; Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Rubber Technology.

Contact information
Prof Peter Loyson
Professor in Physical and Analytical Chemistry
Tel: 27 41 504 2147

Prof Ernst Ferg
Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry
Tel: 27 41 504 3160