Facilities

 

  • Rheometer, Physica MCR301 (Anton Paar Gmbh)
  • Controlled Rate Viscometer/Rheometer, DV III Ultra (Brookfield Engineering Laboratories)
  • Upright Microscope with four lenses (x5, x10, x40 and x100), Axiostar Plus (Carl Zeiss Inc.).
  • 4-plane Electrical Resistance Tomography system (P2000, ITS).
  • Ring/plate tensiometer, TE 1/TE 2 (Lauda Gmbh).
  • Drop volume tensiometer, TVT 1 (Lauda Gmbh).
  • Scientific bubble pressure analyser, BPA-1S (Sinterface Technologies).
  • Drop and bubble profile analysis tensiometer, PAT-1 (Sinterface Technologies).
  • Contact angle module, CA-1, as an extra module for PAT-1 (Sinterface Technologies).
  • Capillary pressure measurement, DPA-1, as an extra module for PAT-1 (Sinterface Technologies).
  • Portable data loggers and sensors for air velocity, air humidity, temperature and pressure measurements (Delta Ohm).
  • Infrared thermometer (Omega Engineering Inc.).
  • Optical dissolved oxygen meter for high pressures (ProODO 603192, YSI)
  • Ultrasonic rigidity analyser (Sonics and Materials Inc.).
  • Boiling/heat transfer apparatus (Cussons Technology Ltd.).
  • Thermal conductivity apparatus (Cussons Technology Ltd.).
  • Thermal Properties Analyzer, KD2 Pro (DECAGON).
  • Acoustic bubble spectrometer (Dynaflow Inc.).
  • High-speed Recording Cameras, up to 200000fps (MotionBLITZ EoSens ® mini 2, Mikrotron) and up to 8000fps (Redlake Inc.).
  • Infrared Camera, 640 x 480 IR resolution (P660, FLIR).
  • 5 normal digital cameras, up to 20MP (Sony DCR-VX1000E 3CCD, Sony DSC-F717, Canon MV530i, Canon EOS-350D, Canon EOS-70D).
  • 2 analog cameras, colour, 25fps, magn. x100.
  • Image processing hardware and software.
  • Computational fluid dynamics software (2 licences of simulation software FLUENT 6.2.16).
  • Thermal regulation system (CPF space-flight vibration certified, ramps 0.02-500μK/s at spatial gradients of < 10μK/mm).
  • Data acquisition hardware and software, multiplexing technology (max 35kHz).
  • Multichannel electrical tomography analyzers (gain and phase adjustable, 1-100 kHz).
  • Conductometric cells and probes of varying geometry and size.
  • Laser light absorbance technique.
  • Fiber optic multi probe illumination systems.
  • Basic electronic hardware (function generators, oscilloscopes, calibrators, pulse counter etc.).
  • Bubble growth/dynamics apparatus (vibration certified).
  • Gas/liquid saturation apparatuses.
  • High power ultrasonic probe generator (250W).
  • Anechoid chamber (-60 dB) for sound signal measurements.
  • Constant temperature and humidity chambers.
  • Flow loop (plexiglas, ID = 10 cm).
  • 2 flotation columns (plexiglas, ID = 4 cm & 11cm).
  • Electrical tomography setup.
  • Convection and radiation drying chambers.
  • Liquid/solid adhesion analyser, constant-stress/constant-strain.
  • Bubble/particle impact experimental setup.
  • Differential scanning calorimeter (Perkin-Elmer DSC-6).
  • Laser diffraction meter (MasterSizer, Malvern Instruments Ltd.).
  • Several PCs and workstations.

Supplementary facilities are available at Laboratory of General and Inorganic Chemical Technology