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Title: Shift reactor for direct fuel cell hydrogen system

A multi-stage shift reactor includes a vessel having an inner chamber configured to contain a first shift catalyst, the first shift catalyst configured to receive anode exhaust gas form a fuel cell and to output a first shifted gas, and an outer chamber annularly disposed about the inner chamber and configured to contain a second shift catalyst, the second shift catalyst configured to receive the first shifted gas and output a second shifted gas. The shift reactor further includes a water injection port downstream from the inner chamber and packing between the water injection port and the outer chamber, the packing configured to prevent liquid water from passing therethrough.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1490024
Assignee:
FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Danbury, CT) DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
10,109,874
Application Number:
15/344,107
Contract Number:
EE0003679
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Nov 04
Research Org:
FuelCell Energy, Inc., Danbury, CT (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION