TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPED AT TDTC and IPI SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 1983

Several technologies were developed and disseminated to the society. Many technologies currently undergoing practice at SMES were disseminated from TDTC (then Institute of Production Innovation-IPI). The list of developed technologies includes:

  1. FOOD PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING:
    1. Animal Feed Milling Machines
    2. Animal Feed Mixing Machines
    3. Maize Hulling Machines
    4. Maize Cleaning machines
    5. Maize Shelling/Threshing Machines
    6. Pin Milling Machines
    7. Dough Mixing Machines
    8. Maize Milling Machines with improved Cyclone
    9. Juice Blending Machines
    10. Peanut Butter Making Machines
  2. OIL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING:
    1. Palm Oil Processing Machines
    2. Palm Nut Cracking Machines
    3. Palm Fruit Digesting Machines
    4. Palm Fruit Deifier Machines
    5. Palm Fruit Sterilizing Machines
  3. SUGAR PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING:
    1. Sugar Processing plant including Milling, Juice Cleaning, Crystallizing and Drying
  4. SOAP MAKING TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING:
    1. Soap Mixing Machines
    2. Soap Extruding Machines
    3. Soap Cutting Machines
  5. ENERGY CONSERVING TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING:
    1. Jaw crushing Machines
      • Internal solar heater
      • Solar tunnel dryer
    2. Solar Energy
      • Solar photovoltaic (PV) system
      • Solar water pumping system
      • Village solar electricity power supply
    3. Solar Refrigerator
      • Savonius water pump
    4. Wind Energy
    5. Energy Efficient Stoves
      • Biomass Fired Ovens
      • Briquette Fired Ovens
      • Energy Saving wood stoves
      • Coal stoves
    6. Distillation Columns
    7. Hydro power
      • Turbine- specifically Hydro turbine manufacturing
      • Hydraulic ram
      • Centrifugal water pumps
    8. Energy from Agricultural waste
      • Ethanol distillation column
  6. MINING AND MINERAL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING:
    1. Jaw crushing Machines
    2. Jigs
    3. Shaking Tables ( gold processing)
    4. Manual Winch
    5. Ball Mills ( for processing gold)
    6. Amalgam Retort (separating gold using mercury)
    7. Amalgamator
    8. Gold ore Separating machine-automatic
  7. CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING:
    1. Cinva ram (producing rectangular soil bricks)
    2. Inter-locking Brick Press (producing interlocking soil bricks) Making Machines
    3. Manual Block Making Machines
    4. Vibrated Block Making Machines
    5. Pan Mixing Machines
    6. Vibrating Block Making Machines (Egg-laying)
    7. Pavement Block Making Machines
    8. The Road Compactor
    9. The stone crusher
    10. Sand sieving machines