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Title: Activated Carbon Fibers For Gas Storage

Abstract

The advantages of Activated Carbon Fibers (ACF) over Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) are reviewed and their relationship to ACF structure and texture are discussed. These advantages make ACF very attractive for gas storage applications. Both adsorbed natural gas (ANG) and hydrogen gas adsorption performance are discussed. The predicted and actual structure and performance of lignin-derived ACF is reviewed. The manufacture and performance of ACF derived monolith for potential automotive natural gas (NG) storage applications is reported Future trends for ACF for gas storage are considered to be positive. The recent improvements in NG extraction coupled with the widespread availability of NG wells means a relatively inexpensive and abundant NG supply in the foreseeable future. This has rekindled interest in NG powered vehicles. The advantages and benefit of ANG compared to compressed NG offer the promise of accelerated use of ANG as a commuter vehicle fuel. It is to be hoped the current cost hurdle of ACF can be overcome opening ANG applications that take advantage of the favorable properties of ACF versus GAC. Lastly, suggestions are made regarding the direction of future work.

Authors:
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  1. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1329759
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Activated Carbon Fibers; Gas storage; Hydrogen; Methane; Fibrous monoliths

Citation Formats

Burchell, Timothy D, Contescu, Cristian I, and Gallego, Nidia C. Activated Carbon Fibers For Gas Storage. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-100660-3.00012-2.
Burchell, Timothy D, Contescu, Cristian I, & Gallego, Nidia C. Activated Carbon Fibers For Gas Storage. United States. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-100660-3.00012-2.
Burchell, Timothy D, Contescu, Cristian I, and Gallego, Nidia C. Sun . "Activated Carbon Fibers For Gas Storage". United States. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-100660-3.00012-2.
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author = {Burchell, Timothy D and Contescu, Cristian I and Gallego, Nidia C},
abstractNote = {The advantages of Activated Carbon Fibers (ACF) over Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) are reviewed and their relationship to ACF structure and texture are discussed. These advantages make ACF very attractive for gas storage applications. Both adsorbed natural gas (ANG) and hydrogen gas adsorption performance are discussed. The predicted and actual structure and performance of lignin-derived ACF is reviewed. The manufacture and performance of ACF derived monolith for potential automotive natural gas (NG) storage applications is reported Future trends for ACF for gas storage are considered to be positive. The recent improvements in NG extraction coupled with the widespread availability of NG wells means a relatively inexpensive and abundant NG supply in the foreseeable future. This has rekindled interest in NG powered vehicles. The advantages and benefit of ANG compared to compressed NG offer the promise of accelerated use of ANG as a commuter vehicle fuel. It is to be hoped the current cost hurdle of ACF can be overcome opening ANG applications that take advantage of the favorable properties of ACF versus GAC. Lastly, suggestions are made regarding the direction of future work.},
doi = {10.1016/B978-0-08-100660-3.00012-2},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2017}
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