TEQUIMA - Laboratory of catalysis and materials

  • Synthesis and characterization of polymeric aerogels doped with carbonaceous nanomaterials for industrial application
  • Synthesis of graphene by chemical vapor deposition method
  • Synthesis, optimization and characterization of graphene oxide and derived materials
    Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanofibers at Pilot Plant scale
  • Biomass recovery at laboratory and pilot plant scale by thermogravimetric pressure analysis
  • Life cycle analysis of chemical processes
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis: synthesis, characterization and testing of heterogeneous catalysts in various reactions of industrial and environmental interest
  • Electrocatalysis: study of the phenomenon of electrochemical promotion of catalysis (COPD phenomenon or NEMCA effect) to different catalytic reactions of environmental interest Study of catalytic processes for the production of H2 and its use




  • Micromeritics TPD-TPR 2900. Desorption, reduction and thermal oxidation tests program. Analysis of metallic dispersions chemisorption by pulses.
  • Micromeritics Asap 2010 and QUANTACHROME, QUADRASORB Sl model. Specific area, volume and pore size distribution analysis. Physorption of N2.
  • Varian Spectraa 220FS. Quantitative analysis of chemical elements.
  • Gas and liquid chromatographs.
  • Installation of electrocatalytic hydrogenation of organic molecules
  • Electrochemical alcohol reforming facility
  • Water alkaline electrolysis installation.
  • Installation of electrochemical promotion for CO2 hydrogenation
  • Installation of electrochemical promotion for catalytic ethanol reforming.
  • Automated robot system for electrode preparation.
  • Installation of catalytic production of hydrogen from ammonia.
  • Optical microscope.
  • Thermal analysis by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). TGA / DSC model 1 STARe System of METTLER TOLEDO.
  • Differential scanning calorimetry analysis METTLER TOLEDO DSC2 STAR SYSTEM.
  • LINSEIS STA HP / 2 HP-TGA DSC thermogravimetric pressure analysis (HP-TGA).
  • Mass spectroscopy (MS). The released products are analyzed in a ThermosStar-GSD320 with a quadrupole mass analyzer and ionization potential of 70 eV of PFEIFFER VACUUM.
  • Material thermal conductivity analyzer (KD2-PRO and LINSEIS HFM300).
  • Determination of the turbidity index of materials (TURBISCAN LAB).
  • Ultrapyc 1200-e pycnometer for the determination of volume and density of powders, foams and solids.
  • Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) Perkin-Elmer FTIR Spectrum TwoTM for the identification and study of the functional groups of the molecules that make up the material to be analyzed.
  • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) Phenom ProX.
  • Dynamic-mechanical analysis DMA model 1 STARe System of METTLLER TOLEDO.
  • Anton rheometer for MCR302.
  • SHIMADZU AUTOGRAPH AGS-X tensile, compression and flexure meter.
  • Quantachrome Poremaster mercury porosimeter.
  • RAY-RAN pneumatic die cutter.
  • Dynisco LME laboratory mixing extruder.
  • THINKY ARE-250 mixer.
  • Durometer BENCH STAND SHA0003.
  • Lyophilizers (Lyoquest-85 and Lyobeta 6PL, Telstar).
  • Various equipment: conventional muffle furnace, 4 stoves, ion electrodes, pH meters, cooling baths, potentiostats, reactors, computer simulators, rotary evaporators, chromatographs, etc.




Research projects

PhD thesis


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