Equipment and Tools

Catalyst Preparation and Testing

Fully equipped laboratory for the preparation of catalyst powders and catalyst-coated ceramic and metallic monoliths
Centrifuge, ball mill and laser scattering particle size distribution analyzer
Model gas test benches for measurements of SCR catalysts, DOC, hydrolysis catalysts, soot oxidation catalysts, TWC, methane oxidation catalysts, etc.
Model gas test benches for investigation of SCR catalysts and hydrolysis catalysts with liquid reducing agents

Model gas test bench for investigation of vanadium emissions from SCR catalysts following EDA recommendations
Gas analysis by FTIR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, chemiluminescence NO/NOx analyzer and FID

Liquid quench and adsorption apparatus according to VDI Standard 2462 for SO2/SO3 analytics and catalyst emission measurements
HPLC analytics for urea and alternative liquid reducing agents

Catalyst Characterization

N2 physisorption measurements
X-ray diffractometer (Bruker D8 Advance) with high temperature reaction cell (Anton Paar)
FTIR spectrometer (Bruker Vertex70) dedicated to diffuse reflectance measurements
FTIR spectrometer (Bruker Vertex70) dedicated to ATR-IR measurements
FTIR spectrometer (Bruker Vertex80V) dedicated to diffuse reflectance measurements at beamline SuperXAS
UV/VIS spectrometer (Varian Cary 4000) with accessories for liquid samples and diffuse reflectance analysis of solids
Diffuse reflectance (DR) cells and optics for UV/VIS, FTIR and Raman spectrometers
Equipment for temperature programmed experiments (TPR/TPO/TPD)