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Title: Integrated main rail, feed rail, and current collector

Abstract

A separator plate for a fuel cell comprising an anode current collector, a cathode current collector and a main plate, the main plate disposed between the anode current collector and the cathode current collector. The anode current collector forms a flattened peripheral wet seal structure and manifold wet seal structure on the anode side of the separator plate and the cathode current collector forms a flattened peripheral wet seal structure and manifold wet seal structure on the cathode side of the separator plate. In this manner, the number of components required to manufacture and assemble a fuel cell stack is reduced.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Crete, IL
  2. Downers Grove, IL
  3. Chicago, IL
  4. Mount Prospect, IL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
M-C POWER CORP
OSTI Identifier:
869599
Patent Number(s):
US 5362578
Assignee:
Institute of Gas Technology (Chicago, IL)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC21-90MC27394
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
integrated; main; rail; feed; current; collector; separator; plate; fuel; cell; comprising; anode; cathode; disposed; forms; flattened; peripheral; wet; seal; structure; manifold; manner; components; required; manufacture; assemble; stack; reduced; fuel cell; current collector; cell stack; cell comprising; separator plate; anode current; wet seal; seal structure; cathode current; plate disposed; components required; main plate; /429/

Citation Formats

Petri, Randy J, Meek, John, Bachta, Robert P, and Marianowski, Leonard G. Integrated main rail, feed rail, and current collector. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Petri, Randy J, Meek, John, Bachta, Robert P, & Marianowski, Leonard G. Integrated main rail, feed rail, and current collector. United States.
Petri, Randy J, Meek, John, Bachta, Robert P, and Marianowski, Leonard G. 1994. "Integrated main rail, feed rail, and current collector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869599.
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author = {Petri, Randy J and Meek, John and Bachta, Robert P and Marianowski, Leonard G},
abstractNote = {A separator plate for a fuel cell comprising an anode current collector, a cathode current collector and a main plate, the main plate disposed between the anode current collector and the cathode current collector. The anode current collector forms a flattened peripheral wet seal structure and manifold wet seal structure on the anode side of the separator plate and the cathode current collector forms a flattened peripheral wet seal structure and manifold wet seal structure on the cathode side of the separator plate. In this manner, the number of components required to manufacture and assemble a fuel cell stack is reduced.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/869599}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {1}
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