Project Description

Prove su altri materiali - vetri, resilienti, specchi

TESTS ON OTHER MATERIALS (glasses, glazes, mechanical components, mirrors, etc.)



GLASSES

Chemical analisys

Contact person: Adelia Albertazzi – albertazzi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250192

Chemical analysis by ICP-OES UNI EN ISO 21587-1 and UNI EN ISO 21587-3

  • Glazes and equivalent (8 determinations)



Reflectance measurements

Contact person: Barbara Mazzanti – mazzanti@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250195

  • Transmittance, reflectance or absorbance spectra



Mineralogical and microstructural characterisation, functional performance (thermal conductivity, photocatalysis, antibacterial, …)

Contact person: Elisa Rambaldi – rambaldi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250119

XRD analysis

  • XRD analysis (with or without interpretation)
  • Quantitative XRD

Microscopic analysis

  • SEM observation
  • EDS Microanalysis
  • Stereomicroscope observation
  • Optical microscope observation
  • Images
  • Quantitative microscopic analysis (porosity and pore/grain size distribution, etc.)

Thermal conductivity and firing behaviour

  • Thermal conductivity (direct or indirect measurement from thermal diffusivity and specific heat)
  • Pyroplastic deformation

Photocatalysis and resistance to mould, bacteria; cleanability and durability

  • Photocatalysis tests (internal protocol, ISO 10678, ISO 22197, …)
  • Antibacterial tests for photocatalytic surfaces (internal protocol, ISO 27447, …) and non-photocatalytic surfaces (internal protocol, ISO 22196, …)
  • Determination of the resistance to mould colonisation for photocatalytic and non-catalytic surfaces (internal protocol, BS 5980)
  • Durability tests for surface treatments/finishes/functionalisation
  • Cleanability tests for photocatalitic or non-photocatalytic surfaces for internal or external environments (internal protocol, ISO 27448)



Thermal analsysis, wettability, density, granulometry

Contact person: Giovanni Ridolfi – ridolfi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250192

Thermal analysis

  • Heating microscope

Determination of contact angle

Density

  • Determination of the density by helium pycnometer

Dilatometry

  • Coefficient of linear thermal expansion ASTM C 372
  • Coefficient of linear thermal expansion ISO 7991 (up to 410 °C)
  • Coefficient of linear thermal expansion up to 400 °C
  • Thermo dilatometric analysis on glaze

Granulometry

  • Laser granulometry (other materials)
  • Sieve



GLAZES

Chemical analysis and heavy metals release

Contact person: Adelia Albertazzi – albertazzi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250192

Chemical analysis by ICP-OES UNI EN ISO 21587-1 and UNI EN ISO 21587-3

  • Glazes and equivalent (8 determinations)

Heavy metals release

  • Pb release from frits and glazes
  • Pb release from frits and glazes



Mineralogical and microstructural characterisation, functional performance (thermal conductivity, photocatalysis, antibacterial, …)

Contact person: Elisa Rambaldi – rambaldi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250119

XRD analysis

  • XRD analysis (with or without interpretation)
  • Quantitative XRD

Microscopic analysis

  • SEM observation
  • EDS Microanalysis
  • Stereomicroscope observation
  • Optical microscope observation
  • Images
  • Quantitative microscopic analysis (porosity and pore/grain size distribution, etc.)

Thermal conductivit and firing behaviour

  • Thermal conductivity (direct or indirect measurement from thermal diffusivity and specific heat)
  • Pyroplastic deformation

Photocatalysis and resistance to mould, bacteria; cleanability and durability

  • Photocatalysis tests (internal protocol, ISO 10678, ISO 22197, …)
  • Antibacterial tests for photocatalytic surfaces (internal protocol, ISO 27447, …) and non-photocatalytic surfaces (internal protocol, ISO 22196, …)
  • Determination of the resistance to mould colonisation for photocatalytic and non-catalytic surfaces (internal protocol, BS 5980)
  • Durability tests for surface treatments/finishes/functionalisation
  • Cleanability tests for photocatalitic or non-photocatalytic surfaces for internal or external environments (internal protocol, ISO 27448)



Thermal analysis, density, granulometry, specific surface

Contact person: Giovanni Ridolfi – ridolfi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250192

Thermal analysis

  • Heating microscope
  • DTA up to 1200 °C
  • DTA up to 1200 °C and back
  • DTA up to 1500 °C
  • DTA up to 1500 °C and back
  • TG
  • TG + DTA
  • TG + DTA and back

Density

  • Determination of the density by helium pycnometer

Dilatometry

  • Linear Thermal Expansion according to ASTM C 372
  • Thermo dilatometric analysis, heating up to 1200 °C and cooling
  • Thermo dilatometric analysis on glaze

Granulometry

  • Laser granulometry (other materials)
  • 1 sieve

Mercury porosimetry

Specific surface

  • BET – specific surface area ISO 9277:2010
  • BET – specific surface area ASTM C 1069



MECHANICAL COMPONENTS

Surface texture characterisation

Contact person: Barbara Mazzanti – mazzanti@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250195

Roughness and surface texture

  • Surface roughness measurement; determination of the parameters EN ISO 4287
  • 3D surface profile and/or imaging
  • Surface mapping
  • Data processing and 3D images of the surface



Density

Contact person: Giovanni Ridolfi – ridolfi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250192

Density

  • Determination of the density by helium pycnometer



MIRRORS

Reflectance measurements

Contact person: Barbara Mazzanti – mazzanti@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250195

  • Reflectance spectra accordino to ASTM C 1503-08



RESILIENT MATERIALS

Mineralogical and microstructural characterisation, thermal conductivity

Contact person: Elisa Rambaldi – rambaldi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250119

XRD analysis

    • XRD analysis (with or without interpretation)
    • Quantitative XRD

Microscopic analysis

      • SEM observation
      • EDS Microanalysis
      • Stereomicroscope observation
      • Optical microscope observation
      • Images
      • Quantitative microscopic analysis (porosity and pore/grain size distribution, etc.

Thermal conductivity (direct or indirect measurement from thermal diffusivity and specific heat)




Wettability

Contact person: Giovanni Ridolfi – ridolfi@centroceramico.it – Direct phone number: +39 051 0250192

Determination of contact angle