Metallurgy Research Centre

Inspection and Control

Characterization and evaluation of the most significant environmental aspects of industrial and urban activities. Definition and establishment of advanced improvement actions in order to minimize the generated impacts.

Sampling Characterization Solutions
Atmosphere atmosefera-toma de muestras atmosfera - caracterizacion atmosfera - soluciones
Water/dumpling Aguas toma de muestras Aguas caracterización Aguas soluciones
Wastes residuos toma muestras residuos caracterización residuos soluciones

AZTERLAN provides specific techniques and equipments for the corresponding sampling, characterizations and controls.

Environmental Aspect Parameters Equipment
  • Gravimetric analyses
  • NOx, SOx, CO, O3
  • Total carbon
  • Total sulphur
  • Chloride
  • Fluoride
  • Metals: As, Ba, Ca, Mg, Al, Cr,
    Ni, Cu, Fe, Zn, Cd, Se, Sb, Sr, Zr,
    Ti, Hg, Mo, Pb, Tl,...
  • High Volume Impactors_HFI (PM)
  • Airpointer. Analyzer of NOx, SO2, CO, O3
  • Analyzer of CNS
  • Spectrometer
  • Ionic Chromatography
  • ICP-MS
  • SEM
  • Flowmeter traffic measuring
  • Personal Sampling Pumps (particulate matter-PM, SiO2, VOCs)

As - Sb - Ba - Chloride- Total Cr - Fluoride

Hg - Phenol Index- Mo - Cd - Sulphate

STD - COT - Se - Zn - Cu - COD - Pb

  • ICP-MS
  • Spectrometer
  • Ionic Chromatography
  • pH
  • Conductivity
  • Phenols
  • Sulfates
  • Organohalogen compounds
  • Heavy metals and its compounds
  • Materials in suspension
  • Dissolved liquids
  • DBO, DQO
  • ICP-MS
  • Spectrometer
  • Ionic Chromatography

Lucía Unamunzaga
Coordinator of the Waste Materials working line

Erika Garitaonandia
Coordinator of the Energy working line

Ander Areitioaurtena
Coordinator of the Air Quality working line