Krakow, 19 December 2017

With the courtesy of researchers from Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology of Cracow University of Technology the research teams from ZAM, UMI and TUK have visited campus and chemical laboratories of this leading Polish university. The Institute of Polymer Technology specializes in new composite and nanocomposite materials synthesis, which are tested in laboratories of spectrometry and thermal analysis. Owned by the Institute laboratory of polymer processing is equipped with many machines of ZAMAK MERCATOR, including: single-screw extruder (ZAMAK EHP-25E), twin-screw extruder (ZAMAK EHP-24D with drive module MP1), cooling bath, pelletizer, fibre-stretching device, injection moulding machine and press. The guests from the research teams had the opportunity to see modern microscope SEM, infrared spectrometer and AFM atomic force microscope. In thermal analysis laboratory Prof. dr hab. inż. Krzysztof Pielichowski talked about research on TG/DSC simultaneous analyzer and thermomechanical analyzer conducted on polymers with reduced flammability. Whereas, dr. Agnieszka Leszczyńska with great enthusiasm and commitment not only showed the possibilities of  Cracow University, but presented the achievements of her team of students. There were also dinners, visiting Cracow old town and tour to the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in Auschwitz.

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