Devices

Devices for inorganic analysis
  • atomic absorption spectrometer GBC 906 AA (GBC, Australia)
  • modular ion chromatographs (Shimadzu, Japan and ECOM, Czech Republic)
  • spectrometer Spekol 11 (Zeiss, Germany) for visible range of radiation
  • spectrometer 722-200 (MK Servis, Czech Republic), 330 – 1000 nm
  • instruments for basic electrochemical analysis (pH-meters, conductometers, devices for potentiometry)
Devices for measuring particle size of powder materials
  • apparatus working on the laser diffraction principle Mastersizer 2000 MU (Malvern Instruments Ltd., Great Britain) for a range of 0,02 – 2000 µm
  • acoustic and electroacoustic spectrometer DT-1200 (Dispersion Technology Inc., USA) for measurement of particle size and zeta potential in concentrated suspensions (0,005 - 1000 μm)
Device for the determining of specific surface area and pore distribution
  • apparatus exploiting BET method Nova 1200e (Quantachrome Instruments, USA)
Devices for the objective measurement of pigments colour and their application
  • Color Quest XE (HunterLab, USA) with measurement orientation d/8°
  • gloss-meter ZGM 1100 (Zehntner GmbH, Switzerland), geometry 20, 60 a 85°
Devices for thermal analysis and calorimetry
  • instrument for simultaneous measurement of thermogravimetry and differential thermal analysis Jupiter STA 449/C/6/F (Netzsch, SRN) from room temperature up to 1600 °C (rate of heating 0,1 - 20 °C/min, inert atmosphere)
  • heating microscope EM201 up to 1600 °C (Hesse Instruments, Germany)
  • reaction isoperibolic calorimeter for temperature range of 10 – 40 °C
  • heat flow calorimeter Setaram C 80 (Setaram, Francie) for temperatures 25 - 300 °C
  • differential scanning calorimeter Pyris 1 (Perkin-Elmer, USA) for temperatures from -50 to 750 °C 
  • batch microcalorimeter (developed at TU Bergakademie Freiberg), measurements at ambient temperature in systems solid phase – liquid and liquid - liquid 
Equipment for exposure  of materials to light radiation
  • chamber for sunlight simulation Q-SUN XE 1S (Q Panel Lab Products, USA)
Devices for grinding and processing of powder materials
  • centrifugal mills (Fritsch, SRN),  vibration mill (Vibrom, Czech Republic)
  • disc granulator (VÚOS, a.s. Czech Republic)
  • laboratory fluid device for drying, granulation and surface treatments (Fluidicon, Czech Republic)
Device for measuring spot strength and caking of granular materials
  • TMZ-3U (Micro-Sensor Bechyně, s.r.o.)
Devices for the work in defined atmosphere
  • corrosion diagnostic apparatus KEA 300 (Liebish, GmbH, Germany) 
  • corrosion diagnostic apparatus Hygrotherm 519 (Erischsen, Germany)
  • thermostatic chamber ST3+ (POL-EKO-APARATURA, Poland)
Equipment for the thermal processing of materials
  • muffle furnaces to 1200 °C and 1600 °C, box furnace (Soliden, Czech Republic) up to 1350 °C       (160 l)