Centre d’innovació i Tecnologia BARCELONATECH

Materials Technologies

 

 MATERIALS

 

ADVANCED CHARACTERIZATION AND DESIGN OF MATERIALS AND PROCESSES

 

MULTISCALE TESTING OF MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES

Analysis of faults and failure mechanisms, experimental testing of structures, multiscale analysis of mechanical properties of materials and coatings,  static/dynamic tests at high temperatures.

 

 

CHEMICAL AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION

Advanced characterization of polymers, metals, ceramics and composites. Nanoscale analysis of surfaces and reactivity, corrosion and fire resistance studies, toxicology, microbiology, biofilms and biodegradation. In vitro and in vivo studies of                                                  implants.

 

 

SIMULATION AND MODELLING

Processing simulation and time optimization, product design and prototyping, simulation of structures and construction processes finite element analysis, computational plasticity and nanomechanics.

 

DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS

 

 PROCESSING

Light alloys and metal matrix composites: powder metallurgy, casting, forging, forming, extrusion and lamination Polymers injection, extrusion,   mixing, foaming, additives and recycling Metal-polymer hybrids and advanced joining techniques Functional coatings, textiles and composites materials.

 

 

MATERIALS PROTECTION AND SURFACES 

Coatings for corrosion, wear and thermal protection, thermal/acoustic insulation, fire-retardant polymers, plasma modification for biocompatible/antibacterial surfaces.

 

  

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

3D printing, stereolithography, selective laser sintering Deposition of micro and nanometric layers Nanostructured materials and nanoparticles. Advanced monitoring processes and quality control (spectral technologies, artificial vision).                                                                                       

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      Biotechnology      Circular Economy       Construction          Energy Production      Healthcare            Transport

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