Laboratories – SEREX – CÉGEP de Rimouski

SEREX

SEREX (Service de recherche et expertise en transformation des produits forestiers), a college centre for technology transfer affiliated with the Cégep de Rimouski, houses several CRMR affiliated labs. These include a processing, conditioning and durability lab, a control lab for wood and lignocellulosic materials performance, and a wood chemistry lab. The SEREX operates primarily within the fields of wood processing, sustainable chemistry, renewable energy and ecoconstruction.

Biomass boiler

Biomass boiler

Thermo-hydro-mechanical wood densification unit

Thermo-hydro-mechanical wood densification unit

Plant oil-based pilot scale thermal treatment unit

Plant oil-based pilot scale thermal treatment unit

Prototype of a mobile forest biomass pyrolysis unit Prototype of a mobile forest biomass pyrolysis unit

Thermally compressed wood

Thermally compressed wood : trembling aspen.

Cone calorimeter Cone calorimeter : to study the fire performance of wood-based materials and derivatives.

Vacuum dryer Vacuum dryer

Combustion analysis assembly Combustion analysis assembly : for solid fuel burning equipment.