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Air quality characterization in urban areas
The service provides quantification of concentration levels (immission levels) of particles, volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOC, SVOC), ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/129/air-quality-characterization-urban-areas.html

AOP pilot plant
Pilot facility tailored for conducting studies of advanced oxidation processes, especially those used for the degradation of contaminated water through ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/296/aop-pilot-plant.html

Aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology
Acute and subchronic (short and long term) toxicity measurement test and studies service to with different organisms such as bacteria, algae, daphnia, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/113/aquatic-terrestrial-ecotoxicology.html

Atomic absorption spectrometer
Equipment for metal compounds analysis, in acqueous samples and also in solid samples.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/432/atomic-absorption-spectrometer.html

Calculation of the concentration of siloxanes in biogas
Calculation of siloxanes concentration in biogas from landfill waste, wastewater plant and urban waste treatment plants using a dynamic sampling (Tedlar ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/128/calculation-concentration-siloxanes-biogas.html

Calculation the surface emission of gases from landfill waste and contaminated soils
The service offers the ability to identify and quantify the surface emission of gaseous pollutants fromlandfill waste and contaminated soils using a ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/126/calculation-surface-emission-gases-from-landfill-waste-contaminated-soils.html

Characterization of the composition and calorific value of biogas
The service provides the determination of the concentration levels of permanent gases (CH 4 , CO 2 , O 2 , CO, H 2 and N 2 ) in situ and in subsequent ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/127/characterization-composition-calorific-value-biogas.html

Conductivity, temperature and depth prove (CTD)
Equipment for monitoring profile measurements performance of conductivity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen and turbidity throughout the water column, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/661/conductivity-temperature-depth-prove-ctd.html

Conductivity, temperature and depth prove (CTD)
Equipment for monitoring profile measurements performance of conductivity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen and turbidity throughout the water column, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/662/conductivity-temperature-depth-prove-ctd.html

Control the air quality air at indoor environments and design parameters of ventilation
The service provides a system for monitoring the quality of indoor air in buildings by control of different parameters. Simulate the increase of carbon ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/132/control-air-quality-air-at-indoor-environments-design-parameters-ventilation.html

Distribution networks supervision and management
Analysis, modeling and optimization service for complex fluids or electricity distribution networks, by optimal flows topologies algorithms determination.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/85/distribution-networks-supervision-management.html

Environmental acoustic studies
Environmental studies, such as noise maps by areas and assessment of environmental sound pressure. Specialized acoustic training is also given.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/10/environmental-acoustic-studies.html

Evaluation of the atmospheric impact of activities that emit chemical contaminants to the air
The service provides the calculation of the immission levels of activity, new and existing, through numerical modeling (meteorological and atmospheric ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/130/evaluation-atmospheric-impact-activities-emit-chemical-contaminants-air.html

Evaluation of the emission of volatile organic compounds in materials
The service provides identification of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by materials. Quantification of emission factors as environmental parameters. ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/133/evaluation-emission-volatile-organic-compounds-materials.html

Evaluation software . Effects
Evaluation of the effects and consequences of major accidents (fires, explosions, toxic leaks, etc.).
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/49/evaluation-software---effects.html

Field sampling in natural areas
Living water, soil or sediment organisms sampling service, with the aim of molecular level biomarker keeping track in living organisms as indicators of ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/114/field-sampling-natural-areas.html

Flame photometer
Sodium, potassium and lithium analysis equipment, for aqueous samples and solid samples. 20 ppb sodium and potassium lower detection limit, and 100 unit’s ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/434/flame-photometer.html

Gas chromatograph
Equipment for volatile organic compounds separation, with FID, (Flame Ionization Detector) and TCD (Thermical Conductivity Detector). Includes an autosampler ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/431/gas-chromatograph.html

Gas chromatograph and mass spectrometer
Volatile organic compounds separation equipment with mass spectrometry further analysis possibility.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/430/gas-chromatograph-mass-spectrometer.html

Gas chromatograph coupled to mass spectrometer
Equipment for volatile organic compounds separation, with possibility of further analysis by mass spectrometry. Automatic sampler, model Triplus, is allowed.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/429/gas-chromatograph-coupled-mass-spectrometer.html

Gas chromatographs
Set of three devices that allow the physical and chemical separation of gases and/or liquids in which measures are obtained from the thermal conductivity ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/299/gas-chromatographs.html

High-performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC)
Equipment for separating components of a polymer blend by components and by molecular weight distribution in both absolute and relative measures. It is ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/300/high-performance-liquid-chromatograph-hplc.html

Histology service
Design and histological studies service, with organs and tissues organisms sample preparation (fish, worms, etc.). Paraffin entraining, block station, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/115/histology-service.html

Hydrogen fuel cell module
A module for measuring the electrical capacity of a hydrogen fuel cell.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/179/hydrogen-fuel-cell-module.html

Identification and quantification of odor compounds through social control, chemical analysis and numerical modeling in indoor and outdoor air. Determination of origin
The service provides quantification of the concentration levels of the compounds generating odor episodes and identifying the source by the simultaneous ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/131/identification-quantification-odor-compounds-through-social-control-chemical-analysis-numerical-modeling-indoor-outdoor-air--determination-origin.html

Identification and quantification of volatile organic compounds
The service provides identification and quantification of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in any field of application: indoor and outdoor air in buildings, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/134/identification-quantification-volatile-organic-compounds.html

In vitro toxicity testing
Cell cultures of established lines of fish and mammals design and testing service. R&D and innovation studies of animals use alternative methods for ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/112/in-vitro-toxicity-testing.html

Industrial emission control equipment
Equipment for the ongoing control of industrial emission sources (CO, CO 2 , SO 2 , NO, NO 2 , O 2 , etc.).
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/304/industrial-emission-control-equipment.html

Infrared spectrometer
Equipment for the characterization of organic compounds in liquid samples, aqueous or solid. An infrared spectrum is characteristic of each substance, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/436/infrared-spectrometer.html

Jar test
Equipment for process water and effluent characterization, by coagulation and/or flocculation.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/598/jar-test.html

Laboratory for sclerotic cell cultures
Equipment used to study and monitor sclerotic cell cultures. It has a laminar flow hood with biosecurity and a CO 2 incubator and N 2 cryogenic containers.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/294/laboratory-sclerotic-cell-cultures.html

Lyophilizer
Equipment for samples lyophilization (freezing and dehydration) for lasting conservation, keeping organoleptic characteristics. Suitable for environmental ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/649/lyophilizer.html

Magnifier
Optical system with a built-in camera (x40, x20) for the observation and study of irregular surface samples.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/288/magnifier.html

Microtox toxicity analyzer
Toxicity analyzer for liquid samples (aqueous solutions) and solid samples (soil, sediment) by using bioluminescent bacteria (Vibrio fischeri)
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/603/microtox-toxicity-analyzer.html

Muffle furnace
A WC Heraeus Hanau muffle furnace, KR-170 model, with an adjustable temperature control up to 1200 °C.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/306/muffle-furnace.html

Optical microscope
Equipment consisting of an optical system with a magnification of up to 100x, with a built-in camera.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/289/optical-microscope.html

Own development Systems
Support systems in decision-making process plants in real time, compatible/integrated with generic systems management processes: process control, fault ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/31/own-development-systems.html

Photovoltaic measurement module
A module for measuring the characteristic curves of photovoltaic cells and panels. It provides graphs of the peak performance of the measured element.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/180/photovoltaic-measurement-module.html

Pilot plant for gasification and hot gas cleaning
Pilot facility tailored for studying gasification processes for energy recovery from waste materials or low-quality fuels. It can also perform studies ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/297/pilot-plant-gasification-hot-gas-cleaning.html

Radioactive testing laboratory
Equipment used for making a variety of measurements, such as drug trials using radioligands, etc. It is authorized by CSN and supervised by CIMNE. Notable ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/293/radioactive-testing-laboratory.html

Risk mapping (risk curves)
Risk mapping in areas affected by industrial facilities and dangerous goods transportation.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/servei/46/risk-mapping-risk-curves.html

Sensors of suspended total particles (STP) and PM10 fraction
Sensors of suspended total particles: 1 Sierra Andersen large volume collector, 1 MCV-PM10-PM2.5 high-volume sensor, 4 MCLEOD low-volume sensors and 4 ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/305/sensors-suspended-total-particles-stp-pm10-fraction.html

Simulation pilot plant
Pilot facilities tailored for testing systems for process control, fault detection and diagnosis, manufacturing execution, planning, optimization, modeling, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/298/simulation-pilot-plant.html

Spectrophotometer, fluorimeter, luminometer
Equipment for performing fluorescence and/or luminescence spectrophotometric determinations. Suitable for biomarkers monitoring in aquatic and terrestrial ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/650/spectrophotometer-fluorimeter-luminometer.html

Spectrum analyzer / EMI Measurer
An electromagnetic field analyzer can analyze spectra and EMI. The frequency range is from 9 kHz to 2.9 GHz.
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/77/spectrum-analyzer-emi-measurer.html

Thermobalance
Equipment suitable for working in extreme conditions, above atmospheric pressure, that is capable of processing samples with potentially toxic or hazardous ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/302/thermobalance.html

Thermobalance
Equipment with three interchangeable modes or applications with a single carrier gas inlet: TGA for thermogravimetric analysis of the sample, DSC for calculating ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/301/thermobalance.html

Ultraviolet and visible spectrometer (UV / VIS)
Equipment for the determination and, above all, the quantification of organic and inorganic compounds which absorb light in the ultraviolet or visible, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/435/ultraviolet-visible-spectrometer-uv-vis.html

Underwater observatory (OBSEA)
Underwater observation laboratory located on the seabed off the coast of Vilanova i la Geltrú. The system has several sensors that provide real-time captures, ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/73/underwater-observatory-obsea.html

UV-visible spectrophotometer
Quantitative electromagnetic radiation absorbing in solution samples equipment, for wavelengths between 200 and 1100 nm. Suitable for paper mills characterization ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/624/uv-visible-spectrophotometer.html

Volatile organic compound (VOC) control equipment
Data capture equipment that uses multibed tubes (DT-CG/Masses), by total volume and flow control (0-200 ml/min) and by remote activation (radiofrequency ...
https://www.upc.edu/sct/en/equip/303/volatile-organic-compound-voc-control-equipment.html

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