P-Tu-37 Fuel Cell Anode Gas Oxidation Using Base Metal Catalysts

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Chandra Ratnasamy1, Jon P. Wagner1, Hans-Georg Anfang2 and Greg Cullen3, (1)Fuel Cell Technologies, Sud-Chemie Inc, Louisville, KY, (2)Fuel Cell Technologies, Sud-Chemie Inc, Heufeld, Germany, (3)Air Purification, Sud-Chemie Inc, Needham, MA
 Based on the fuel utilization at the anode of a MCFC /SOFC residual gas containing CO, H2, and CH4 is obtained. This is oxidized by anode gas oxidation (AGO) producing CO2 and H2O. Use of base metal versus precious metal leads to a more robust, stable & cheaper catalyst.

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