Welcome to the official website of the
South African Institute of Tribology

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Understanding

friction, lubrication

and wear

Welcome to the SAIT website - we are aiming to use this platform to share information and collaborate with members.

The SAIT provides members with the opportunity to improve their basic knowledge of all aspects of tribology, to regularly update their technical knowledge, to meet with people, technical and commercial, both local and overseas, who are in tribology related industries, and to take this knowledge back to their companies to benefit from better machine efficiency, less downtime, and improved cost savings.

Join the SAIT and learn the importance of tribology that can help in:

                  • Improving production
                  • Save on maintenance costs
                  • Reduce downtime
                  • Improve safety and health
                  • Save energy costs

The SAIT Mission

"To promote technology transfer, whereby local tribological problems can be solved and products improved."

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Professional
Networking

SAIT Members benefit from the opportunity for professional networking with other tribologists from around the world.

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Technology
Transfer

One of the key objectives of SAIT is to promote and facilitate the transfer of tribology solutions amongst industrial and professional groups.

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Research
Development

SAIT crusades for the promotion of research and development of tribology in and around South Africa.

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SAIT CONSTITUTION

To promote the transfer of information and technology related to tribology in Southern Africa.
To promote the development of expertise in Southern Africa with a view to solving tribological problems specific to Southern Africa.
To establish and maintain contact with tribology groups and societies of other nations.
To stimulate research and development in tribology.
To promote the professional status of tribology.

South African Institute of Tribology

Understanding lubrication, friction and wear


CONTACT US

The SAIT Secretary
PO Box 1240
Kelvin 2054
Tel: +27 11 804-3710
Fax-to-email: +27 86 719-2261

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JOIN US

Apply for membership to the South African Institute of Tribology