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R & D - Eurofoil Innovation Centre
On-going R & D programme
 
Eurofoil invests in a continuous Research and Development programme, working on the improvement of the existing range and the development of new highly valuable innovative products in order to meet the constantly evolving needs of the customers and the markets.


Dedicated Research Centre and Scientists

The Eurofoil Innovation Centre in Belvaux, Luxembourg in conjunction with the Gabriel Lippmann National Research Centre is a globally recognised institution in the field of Surface Analysis.
The foil R&D centre includes a laboratory scale surface treatment pilot line.
A core team of Eurofoil scientists and technologists fully dedicated to research on foil is based there and has access to a wide range of highly sophisticated analytical facilities.


Range of competences supporting foil innovation

In the Eurofoil Innovation Centre a range of competences is available in the fields of metallurgy, surface science, rolling and tribology, corrosion, adhesion/coatings, process optimisation and thin films deposition.
A short description of the equipment available along with the area of interest is set out below:

Surface Chemistry Analyses:
  • Auger/XPS (X-ray Photoelectron spectroscopy)
  • ToF-SIMS (Time of Flight – Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy)
Electron Microscopy:
  • SEM (Secondary Electron Microscopy)
  • TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy)
opography Analyses:
  • AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy)
  • Confocal Microscope
Corrosion Studies:
  • Electrochemical and Corrosion Simulation Equipment

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