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

Abstract

A separator plate is described 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. 9 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6829793
Patent Number(s):
5362578 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-986970
Assignee:
Inst. of Gas Technology, Chicago, IL (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC21-90MC27394
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 8 Dec 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; BATTERY SEPARATORS; DESIGN; FUEL CELLS; ELECTRODES; SEALS; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; 300503* - Fuel Cells- Materials, Components, & Auxiliaries; 300501 - Fuel Cells- Design & Development

Citation Formats

Petri, R J, Meek, J, Bachta, R P, and Marianowski, L G. Integrated main rail, feed rail, and current collector. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Petri, R J, Meek, J, Bachta, R P, & Marianowski, L G. Integrated main rail, feed rail, and current collector. United States.
Petri, R J, Meek, J, Bachta, R P, and Marianowski, L G. Tue . "Integrated main rail, feed rail, and current collector". United States.
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abstractNote = {A separator plate is described 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. 9 figs.},
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