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Powder Technology

Group head:
Jose Manuel Torralba Castelló, Elena Gordo Oderiz, Antonia Jiménez Morales, Mónica Campos Gómez
Group web:
Powder Technology Research Group
Group blog:
Powder Technology Research Group
Commercial datasheet:
Commercial Profile


The Powder Technology Group comprises a multi-disciplinary team of experts in developing solutions in the field of Powder Technology / Powder Metallurgy. Our facilities have advanced equipment to handle all kinds of studies and analyses related to metallic, ceramic, and composite materials.

We have proven experience offering integral R+D services, consulting, technical assistance, and individualized training to optimize manufacturing processes for materials via Powder Technology / Powder Metallurgy, studying the behaviour of materials in service, and characterizing and designing new materials with improved features and high added value.

We participate actively in and have been recognized by international forums of unquestionable prestige that serve as references for companies in this sector, such as EPMA, the European Powder Metallurgy Association, and its American counterparts, MPIF–Metal Powder Industrial Federation, APMI–American Powder Metallurgy Institute and ASM–A Society for Materials.

Lines of research

1. Special production and characterization techniques

    1.1 Spray-pirolysis for the production of nanoparticles
    1.2 Atomization
    1.3 Mechanical grinding
    1.4 Powder injection molding
    1.5 Corrosion in powder metallurgy material
    1.6 Sol-gel coatings
    1.7 Surface treatments by diffusion to protect against corrosion, wear and high temperatures
    1.8 Thermodynamic and kinetic optimization of processes

2. Materials

    2.1 Sintered low-alloy steels
    2.2 Sintered stainless steels
    2.3 Sintered tool steels and Fe based composite materials
    2.4 Ti sinterized alloys and composite materials with a Ti matrix
    2.5Cu based sinterized alloys
    2.6 Al sinterized alloys and Al matrix composite materials
    2.7 Nickel based alloys

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  • Aguilar García, José Luis
  • Alvaredo Olmos, Paula
  • Backenköhler Casajús, Christian Jörg
  • Campos Gómez, Mónica
  • Chirico Rodríguez, Caterina
  • Cornide Arce, Juan
  • Ferreiro Fernández, Adalyz
  • Gordo Oderiz, Elena
  • Jiménez Morales, Antonia
  • Macía Rodríguez, Eric
  • Maldonado Domínguez, Tamara
  • Meza Manzaneque, Juan Alberto
  • Nicolás Morillas, María de
  • Rabanal Jiménez, Maria Eugenia
  • Reverte Palomino, Eduardo
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  • Rodríguez González, Paula
  • Romero Villarreal, Carlos
  • Ruiz Navas, Elisa María
  • Tabares Lorenzo, Eduardo
  • Toirac Chávez, Beatriz Dunia
  • Torralba Castelló, José Manuel
  • Tsipas, Sophia Alexandra
  • Vázquez Martos, Saúl
  • Verde Vallejo, María
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