What Else do I Need for my Fuel Cell?

So, you have bought a Fuel Cell and are ready to start using it.Or are you?Did you plan on any of the ancillary components you might need?  Depending on who you buy the fuel cell from and what model it is will determine what components come with the fuel cell and what you will need to buy.  In general, a fuel cell system needs several things in order for it to work in any system:Hydrogen storage (which may also include Hydrogen production) Fuel Cell system Power … [Read more...]

How Many Cells do I Need in my Fuel Cell? (Simple Fuel Cell Design Guide)

As with Electrolyzers on my previous post, there are many nuances in the optimal design of a Fuel Cell.  The proper selection depends on the application, type of fuel cell, component selection and design (MEAs, flow fields, etc.) and a host of other factors. However, I will start with a simple tool that will help determine some general characteristics of a typical H2/Air fuel cell.  Thanks to our handy simple Fuel Cell Design Guide, you can take an IV curve of any MEA, choose an active … [Read more...]