Automotive and Mechatronics




  • Physical Vapor Deposition reactor METAPLAS IONON MZR 323. Equipped with 3 Sputtering sources and 6 cathodic arcs
  • Plasma ECR Reactor with 2 RF sputtering sources, and high energy pulsed surface biasing up to 40 keV for simultaneous ion implantation.
  • Ion Implanter Tecvac 90 keV energy.
  • Plasma PACVD Reactor RF-plasma source for the deposition of plasma polymer thin films.
  • Tribometer MICROTEST3 Pin-on-disk / ball-on-disk configuration.
  • Tribometer CSM – HT Tipo: Pin-on-disk / ball-on-disk. High temperature
  • Nanoindentation HYSITRON TI 950
  • Metallographic Microscopy LEICA DMI 500M
  • Scratch Test – REVETEST CSM
  • Profilometry WYCO RST 500TM
  • Contact Angle sessile drop testser KRUSS EASY DROP
  • Electrical conductivity four-probe tester
  • GAMRY potentiostat series REFERENCE
  • Salt Spray test DYCOMETAL SSC2000
  • GD-OES Jobin Yvon



  • High Safety Lab.
  • Experimental reactor for the síntesis of 1 Kgr batch Nanomaterials and compounds..
  • Laminar flow stations
  • Centrifugues.
  • Milling.
  • Furnaces.
  • Viscosimeters.
  • Millipore Ellix 5 (dionized wáter type II – resistivity 1-18 MΩ.cm)
  • Espectrometer UV/Vis/NIR 950 LAMBDA
  • HIPERTERMIA generator nbNanoScale Biomagnetics


Equipamiento Área de Mecánica - CEMITEC - ADItech


Fluid Mechanics: Design, Analysis and Optimization:

  • Data management software DESIGN EXPERT
  • Measuring probes (temperature, pressure, humidity, velocity, wireless probes) and data loggers
  • Drawing, pre-process and calculation software: ICEM, FLOTHERM, SOLIDWORKS, COMSOL, OPEN FOAM, ANSYS FLUENT
  • Thermographic camera
  • Air amplifier
  • Surface tension gauge: Du Noüy rings
  • Drying tunnel
  • Test bench for the determination of head losses in pipes
  • Powders &Bulk solids Rotary Drum tester
  • Smoke tracer
  • Test rig for thermally characterising heat dissipaters (two-phase and one-phase coolers) and nanofluids
  • Test rig for porous media permeability
  • Battery characterization device

Structural Mechanics: Design, Simulation and Testing of Components and Systems

Structural tests:

Multiaxial tests for durability and fatigue:

  • Hydraulic linear actuators: 15 a 220 kN
  • Pneumatic linear actuators: 0,5 – 2 kN
  • Hydraulic rotary actuator: 40 kNm
Characterization test performance curves
Static and dynamic characterisation tests:
  • Stiffness
  • Dumping coefficient
  • Friction
Variable velocity dynamoter test benches:
  • 143 – 225 kW
  • Variable inertia flywheels
  • Configurable engine brake
  • Multiaxial (12 dgf) road simulator
Aditional equipment:
  • 2 wheel transducer MTS SWIFT 20T
  • e-DAQ data adquisition system for field data adquisition (SOMAT): 70 analogue channels; Vehicle CAN Bus; 34 digital I/O; Pulse counter; Extensiometry channels for laboratory test control


  • Data adquisition equipment: LMS Scadas III; Brüel & Kjaer PULSE; Somat.
  • Shakers: Electrodynamic shakers of 100 N; Electrodynamic shaker of 5,2 kN (vibration table of 60 x 60 m2); Hidraulic shaker of 35,6kN.
  • Sensors: Impact hammers with load cells; Accelerometers (uniaxial, triaxial, load, impact and capacitives); Dynamic load cells; Laser vibrometer; Acoustic intensity probe; Microphones.
  • Software: LMS TestLab; MSC Patran / Nastran; LDS Dactron; Noisebook; Matlab.

Climatic chambers:

Combined temperature and humidity envionmental tests:

  • 2 climatic chambers: 1x1x1m3 and 2x2x2m3
  • Temperatures: –50 to +180 Cº
  • Humidity controlable up to 95 %HR
  • Able to actuate from outside the chambers

Design and calculation:


  • CAD design
  • Structural and dynamics analysis
  • Design and calculation validation
  • Optimization: materials (thicknesses, weights, alternative materials and processes) and functional performance (strain, range of motion…)


  • Finite Element Analysis: Patran, Nastran, Marc, Ansys
  • Kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms: Adams
  • CAD: Catia, Pro-engineer
  • Matlab-simulink

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  • Additives dispenser
  • Automatic densimeter
  • Ball mill grinder
  • Batch (co)digester device
  • Bench testing (2 + 5 Ton)
  • Brinell hardness tester
  • C.S. Leco Analyzer
  • Calorimeter
  • Carbon residue equipment
  • Chambers: Salt spray fog, humidity resistance test and SO2
  • Charpy instrumented pendulum
  • Climatic Chamber
  • Color spectrophotometer
  • Compression molding press
  • Continuous (co)digester device
  • Conventional infrared spectrometer (FTIR)
  • Crack measurement
  • Creep test machine (Creep)
  • Cutting grinder (Pilot scale)
  • DBO5 determination incubator
  • Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC)
  • Digital shore test
  • Dispermat stirrer
  • DQO determination
  • Dynamic test machine
  • Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS)
  • Equipment for Cloud Filter Plugging Point (CFPP)
  • Equipment for copper corrosion determination
  • Equipment for Flash Point determination
  • Equipmento for corrosion analysis by voltammetry and impedance
  • Erichsen test machine
  • Fatigue test machine (Rotary bending)
  • Ferritometer
  • FSP reactor
  • Fusion point determination
  • Gas chromatograph (GC) with headspace
  • Gas sampler pump
  • Hardness testers: Shore, IRHD, Barcol
  • HDT and VICAT temperature measurement
  • Heat treatment furnaces
  • Heterogeneous reactor for transesterification
  • Homogeneous reactor for transesterification
  • HRC hardness tester
  • Humidity measurement device by Karl Fisher
  • Image analyzer
  • Impact pendulum
  • Infrared spectrometer (FTIR) with connected microscopy
  • Kjeldahl nitrogen distiller
  • Laboratory processing unit with internal mixed, single-screw extruder and film collection tower
  • Laser extensometer
  • Liquid chromatograph (HPLC)
  • Macrographic equipment
  • Material combustibility equipment
  • Mechanical extensometer
  • Melt Flow Index measuring device
  • Metallographic microscopes
  • Metallographic microscopes
  • MFI determination
  • Micro – hardness tester
  • Microviscosimeter
  • Muffle furnace with N2 atmosphere
  • N+O Analyzer
  • Oil extraction equipment
  • Optical microscope
  • Overhead mechanical stirrer
  • Oxidation stability equipment (Rancimat)
  • Plasma emission spectrometer (ICP)
  • Portable equipment for metallographic analysis
  • Portable hardness tester
  • Portable microscope
  • Profile projector
  • Rotational rheometer
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Table Top
  • Stereoscopic magnifying glass
  • Strain gauges equipment
  • Sulphur analyzer for organic liquid samples
  • Surface tension dynamic measurer
  • Taber abraser
  • Tensile test oven
  • Thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA)
  • Tribometer

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Equipment for Electronic Product Development

Functional design

  • Hardware and software developing tools for 8-, 16- and 32-bit architectures
  • Software tools for schematic creation

Virtual prototyping

  • Analog and digital simulation: Pspice
  • Power electronics simulation: Saber, Power Tool Box (Simulink – Matlab)
  • Control algorithms simulation: Dspace, Control Tool Box (Simulink – Matlab)
  • Thermal simulation: Fluent

Functional prototyping

  • PCB design and manufacturing tools: (Orcad, Cadstar)
  • Instrumentation (Labview)
  • Instrumentation for testing and development of electronic product:
  • Power supply: 20 DC power supply units, from devices capable of offering low voltages and very accurate currents as the Agilent E3634A and E3648 models, to the Xantrex XDC60-100, a 6000 W device capable of supplying up to 100 amps. AC Power supply Chroma 61602 model.
  • 3 electronic load:
  • DC electronic load: Chroma 63201
  • AC and DC electronic load: Höcherl & Hackl ZSAC4244
  • DC high-speed electronic load Chroma 6334 model
  • Power Analyzer: Yokogawa PZ4000
  • 10 digital oscilloscope of which highlight:
  • Lecroy 740Zi, 4 channels, 4GHz and 40 GS/s, with 6 GHz active probe
  • Tektronix TDS7154B, 4 channels, 1.5GHz and 20 GS/s, with 1.5GHz active probe
  • Tektronix DPO4034, 4 channels, 350 MHz, 2.5 GS/s, with memory for up to 10 Megasamples/channel
  • Logic Analyzer Tektronix TLA5202
  • Arbitrary Waveform Generator Agilent 33220A
  • 12 handheld multimeters (portable)
  • 3 Benchtop Digital Multimeter:
  • Agilent 34401A, 6 1/2 digit benchtop digital multimeter
  • Agilent 34411A, 6 1/2 digit benchtop digital multimeter
  • Agilent 34420A, 7 1/2 digit voltaje/resistence meter
  • 3 RLC meter, one of them is a Agilent 4263B
  • High frequency current probe AC/DC, LEM PR50
  • Frequency counter/meter/analyzer Fluke PM6690
  • Thermal imager Fluke TI9
  • UV exposure unit for 2 side-PCB prototyping BILTRON
  • Forced convection reflow oven: Technoprint, model HA-08, 3650 W
  • Vectorial network analyzer Anritsu MS4623B
  • Vectorial RF Generator Agilent ESG4438C
  • Handheld spectrum analyzer Anritsu MS2721B

Equipment Testing Laboratory for CE marking Electronic Product

  • Semianechoic Chamber (6,9 x 3,2 x 3,5 metros) for emission and immunity tests in the frequency range of 30MHz to 18GHz a distance of 3 meters
  • Turntable, Antenna Tower and multi-device positioning controller
  • EMI Test Receiver for conducted and radiated emission tests
  • Signal generator and signal amplifiers for radiated immunity tests
  • Antennas for emission and immunity radiated tests
  • Perturbation simulator for Conducted RF Immunity tests
  • Single and three phase LISN for conducted emission tests
  • Harmonics and Flicker Measurement system
  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) simulator system
  • Burst, Surges and Dips simulator systems
  • Signal generator and antennas for magnetic emission and immunity tests
  • Electrical Safety Tester
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Accessibility probes
  • Thermal camera
  • Temperature measuring equipment
  • Automatic Dynamometer
  • Climatics Chambers: temperature, humidity, salt spray and SO2
  • Ball pressure Apparatus
  • Shakers: electrodynamic exciter 5,2 kN (vibration table 60 x 60 m2); hydraulic exciter 35,6 kN

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Chemical laboratory

  • MYR rotational viscosimeter with adapter for small sample volume (APM), measure range 15-240,000 cPs
  • Refractometer SELECTA NR-151
  • Glossmeter NOVO GLOSS NG-75
  • Heidolph overhead stirrer

Small scale printing laboratory

  • IGT Printability Tester for Offset Inks
  • Manual Screen Printer
  • RK Hand K-LOX Proofer for flexo inks
  • Inkjet Printing Platform for multiple print heads
  • Drying Oven BINDER ED-53 25ºC-300ºC
  • Wire bar coaters :4,6,15,25,50 and 100 microns
  • UV curing equipment

Product validation laboratory

  • Portable colorimeter Xrite 530 and Gretag-Macbeth SpectroEye
  • Portable Sphere Spectrofotometer Xrite SP62
  • Xrite Color i5 Benchtop Spectrofotometer
  • Electrical Testing and Validation Bench
  • Cross Hatch Adhesion Tester
  • Xrite Judge II visual color evaluation system

Functional Printing Pilot Plant

  • Roll-to-roll Edale Lamba pilot plant for flexible substrates. Thickness between 12 and 700 microns. Maximum Webpath width 330mm
  • VETAPHONE Corona surface treatment
  • Inhouse development lamination system
  • Rotary screen printing line STORK
  • Flexographic printing press EDALE
  • Gravure coating press RK
  • Convection, IR and UV curing units
  • Chambered doctor blade TRESU

Nanostructure characterization and biosensors Lab

  • Functional inkjet printing platform
  • Microplate reader
  • UV-VIS-NIR spectrophotometer (190-2500 nm)
  • FE-SEM/EDX (Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy/ Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy)
  • Vertical and horizontal electrophoresis equipment
  • Dot blot apparatus
  • FPLC (Fast protein liquid chromatography)
  • FTIR (Fourier transform infrared Chromatography)
  • Cleanroom Iso-7 Class

Nanolithography Lab

  • Spin coater
  • Lloyd´s mirror
  • E-beam evaporation system
  • Reactive Ion Etching (RIE). Up to six different gas enters