Facilities

Our research group has our own facilities and resources for synthesizing adsorbents and catalysts, performing characterisation of the materials surface and pore space, and testing process performance of adsorbents and catalysts.

Facilities and Resources

Our research group has our own facilities and resources for synthesizing adsorbents and catalysts, performing characterisation of the materials surface and pore space, and testing process performance of adsorbents and catalysts.

Adsorbent and Catalyst Characterisation


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Gas Adsorption Analyzer (BelsorbMax & BelCryo): 50K to 600K, 0–1bar, any non-corrosive gases as well as vapour adsorption
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Gas Adsorption Isotherms (ASAP2050): 77K, 200–600K, 0–10 bar, any non-corrosive gases
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High P&T Rubotherm Balance: 0–400bar, ambient–600K, any non-corrosive gases.
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Thermogravimmetric Analysis (Mettler TGA)
Temperature Programmed Desorption and Catalyst Characterisation (BelCat-B)

Adsorbent and Catalyst Testing: Pilot Scale


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4-bed PVSA custom built unit: 200g materials, 1–4 beds, complex cycles possible, full control and data logging, 0–30 bar.
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Fixed Bed Reactor System for Catalyst Testing
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2-bed High temperature, high pressure TPVSA custom built unit: 50–100g materials, 1–2 beds, complex cycles possible, full control and data logging, 0–30 bar, ambient-400°C.