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Biomedical Polymers Division
Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencia y Tecnología de Materiales, INTEMA (UNMdP - CONICET)

Av. Colón 10850
B7606BWV Mar del Plata
Argentina
Tel.: +54 223 626 0600

Facilities

The equipment includes:

• Electrospinning unit 2.2.D-350 (YFLOW)
• Electrospinning units (lab made)
• General Lab equipment
• High vacuum pumps
• High-speed centrifuges
• Homogenizer ultra turrax
• Incubator oven, vacuum oven
• Liquid Extrusion Porosimeter LEP-1100, Porous Materials Inc.
• Rotary evaporator
• Shaking incubator
• Sonicator
• Vibrating sifter
• Viscosimeters

Other research facilities available at INTEMA’s labs include:

• Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) (Agilent)
• Confocal Raman Spectrometry (Invia, Renishaw)
• Contact Angle Goniometer (Ramé-hart Instrument Co.)
• Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) (Perkin-Elmer Pyris 1 and Shimadzu DSC-50)
• Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis (DMTA) (Perkin Elmer DMA-7)
• Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) (Knauer)
• Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR) (Mattson, Genesis II)
• Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR) (Nicolet 6700 Thermo Scientific) coupled to microscope (Centaurus Nicolet)
• Lyophilizer (Virtis SP Industries, Benchtop 2.0K)
• Nanoindenter–Scratch (Hysitron Inc.)
• Optical Microscopy (OM, Leica)
• Rheometer (Anton Paar, Physica MCR 301)
• Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM, EDAX) (JEOL JSM-6460/LV)
• Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) (Shimadzu TGA-50)
• Ultracentrifuge (Sigma Laboratory Centrifuges)
• Ultraviolet-visible Spectrometry (Agilent 8453)
• Universal Testing Machine (INSTRON 4467)
• X-ray Diffractometry (XRD) (Shimadzu XRD-7000)