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The Materials Unit is dedicated to the study and development of new materials, as well as the development of techniques for materials processing and recycling. Highlighted projects include the development and aplication of composite materials as lightweight building materials with increased resistence to fatigue and corrosion; the study of polymeric conductive compounds for the detection of solvent leaks in pipelines and containers; and the development of bone cements for human prostheses.

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