Advanced Sintering Lab

Equiped with state-of-the-art furnaces for fabricating of ceramics and composites, including cermets, in controlled atmosphere, with and without pressure, and at temperatures up to over 3000 °C, including fast sintering techniques:

  • Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS).
  • Microwave Sintering (MWS).
  • Hot-press (HP).
  • Graphite furnaces up to 2400 °C.
  • Flame furnaces up to over 3000 ºC.
  • Multiple conventional furnaces up to 1800 ºC.

The lab includes means for the preparation of parts:

  • Uniaxial press.
  • Cold isostatic press.
  • Extruders.
  • Cutting and polishing machines.

Hot press system for sintering in a controlled atmosphere up to 2100 ºC