Metallurgy Research Centre

Facilities and Equipment

  • Numeric calculation systems (Quikcast, Vulcan, Ansys).
  • X-ray diffraction.
  • Field emission scanning electron microscope (FEG-SEM) with high-resolution equipped with two micro-analysis systems: Energy dispersive X-ray spectrometry (EDS) and wavelength dispersive X-ray spectrometry (WDS).
  • Dilatometer.
  • Thermogravimetric balance.
  • 450KV CT-COMPACT industrial tomography equipment.
  • Foundry pilot plant.
  • Metallurgical quality control system: Thermolan, Thermolan-Al, PodFa, D80, D200, Dross Test, K mould
  • Equipment for the measurement of the activity of hydrogen and oxygen Hidris
  • Equipment for the evaluation of the hydrogen content Alspek-H
  • Simulation systems in real time
  • Control systems for the melting
  • Software adapted to the needs of the foundries
  • Advanced prediction systems: Software Salomon
  • Heat treatment furnaces
  • AIRPONTER continuous gas measurement systems.
  • High-volume Cascade Impactors (HCI).
  • Continuous particle measurer (GRIM).