INTEMA

Ceramics

Services and Developments

Developments

  • Evaluation of ceramic raw materials and ceramic products
  • Ceramic processing by traditional or non-conventional techniques
  • Design and development of ceramic materials for specific applications
  • Mechanical behavior at room temperature and high temperatures; design of non-routine tests
  • Corrosion of refractories
  • Evaluation of the electrical behavior of ceramic materials

Services

Thermal, physical and physicochemical tests

  • Real and apparent densities
  • Total, open and closed porosities
  • Thermogravimetric and differential thermal analyses (up to 1400 ° C)
  • Qualitative and semi-quantitative phase analysis by XRD
  • Determination of the elemental composition by X-ray fluorescence spectrometry
  • Particle size distribution
  • Microstructural analysis (qualitative and quantitative relationships of phases and pores)

Ceramic materials processing

  • Calcination and sintering up to 1700 °C
  • Milling in ball, attrition and planetary mills
  • Granulometric separation by sieving
  • Exfoliation of clays using supercritical CO2
  • Preparation of aerogels by supercritical drying
  • Rheological tests of ceramic suspensions (flow curves and oscillatory tests)

Thermomechanical tests

  • Hardness (H; Vickers and Knoop) and fracture toughness (KIC) by the indentation technique
  • Biaxial flexure test at room temperature
  • Mechanical tests under uniaxial and diametral compression, and 3-points and 4-points flexure, at room temperature and high temperatures
  • Thermal expansion and creep in compression of refractory materials
  • Stress/strain curves in compression at room temperature and high temperatures
  • Elastic moduli and damping by impulse excitation technique at room temperature

Electrical and dielectric tests

  • Determination of the piezoelectric constant
  • Cycle of ferroelectric hysteresis Ciclo de histéresis ferroeléctrica
  • Determination of dielectric properties by impedance spectroscopy
  • Determination of surface resistivity and conductivity of thin layers

Contact:

Dr. Miriam S. Castro This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Dr. María Andrea Camerucci This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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