Lab equipment

SQUAREPAK
SINGLE CELLS

DESCRIPTION

SquarePak is a professional single cell for designed for research and experimentation on Proton Electrolyte Membrane fuel cell. SquarePak cells are designed for ease of use and reliable testing results. Mounting pins inside the cells ensure perfect alignment of current collectors, monopolar plates and MEA. Monopolar plates have a 1mm holes to receive thermocouple and voltage sensor.

KEY FEATURES

– Reliable and robust design
– Designed for easy and accurate assembly
– Low internal resistance

PACKAGE INCLUDES

– Monopolar plates with selected flowfields design
– Gold plated current collectors
– Anodized aluminum or stainless steel compression plates with guiding pins
– Integrated heating cartridges
– Type-k thermocouple
– Voltage sense pins
– Gaskets and insulating material
– Gas connectors
– Set of nuts, rods, washers

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Available sizes (active area) 5, 25, 50, 100cm²
Operating pressure 0-3barg
Reactants H2, MeOH, KOH, reformate… O2, air
Operating temperature 180°C max
Monopolar plates Fuel cell grade composite graphite
5mm thickness
Available flow field types Single serpentine / Multiple serpentine / Parallel / Interdigitated / Column/grid / Custom
Current collectors Copper with 15µm nickel + 5µm gold coating
Compression plates Anodised aluminium or stainless steel
Heating 24V heating cartridges inserted in compression plates
Gaskets Integrated O-ring gaskets or flat gaskets-ready
ACCESSORIES

  • Heating hoses
    Heating hoses

    Maintain reactant gas temperature through dynamic heating/ in-stream measure
    Designed for tight working space around fuel cell test stations

  • 850e fuel cell tester
    850e fuel cell tester

    The 850e fuel cell test station is perfect for single cell testing and can be completed with numerous electrochemical/analysis accessories


  • Torque screw driver and flat wrench
    Item ref. T202

    Ajustable torque: 0.8-2Nm
    Used to assemble the fuel cell with calibrated membrane clamping force

  • EL20W-U electronic load
    EL20W-U

    The best PC software-driven electronic load for testing single cells connected in series up to 3 cells.
    A cost-efficient solution with all the functionnalities integrated in one set.

PRO-RD
FUEL CELL STACKS

DESCRIPTION

Pro-RD Fuel Cell Stacks are designed by Pragma Industries for the stringent demand of fuel cell scientists and professionals.

Built for long life performance and scalability, they fit the needs for those who want to:
– do advanced research on MEAs
– investigate thermal effects in stacks
– perform professional training
– integrate fuel cell systems
– quick start a fuel cell lab

Pro-RD FCS is fully modular from one to ten cells or more. Scale down or up can be achieved in lab environment by the user with simple tools.

Made of thick (6mm) graphite bipolar separators, the stack can be heavily equipped with sensors to investigate MEAs behavior.

KEY FEATURES

– Stack can be taken apart and rebuilt to change MEAs or insert sensors- Bipolar plates have built-in gaskets
– Stack power can easily be scaled by adding/removing cells
– Optimal thermal management with cooling fluid circulation in each plate
– Stack is delivered with complete instruction guide

PACKAGE INCLUDES

– Monopolar plates with selected flowfields design
– Gold plated current collectors
– Anodized aluminum or stainless steel compression plates with guiding pins
– Integrated heating cartridges
– Type-k thermocouple
– Voltage sense pins
– Gaskets and insulating material
– Gas connectors
– Set of nuts, rods, washers

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Model FCS103 FCS105 FCS107
Number of cells 3 5 7
Active area 100cm² 100cm² 100cm²
Voltage range 2.85 – 1.2V 4.75 – 2 V 6.65 – 2.8V
Max current 162A 162A 162A
Max power 200W 340W 470W
Max operating pressure 2 barg 2barg 2 barg
Max operating temperature 80°C 80°C 80°C
ACCESSORIES

  • Heating hoses
    Heating hoses

    Maintain reactant gas temperature through dynamic heating/ in-stream measure
    Designed for tight working space around fuel cell test stations

  • LS600 fuel cell tester
    LS600 fuel cell tester

    The LS600 fuel cell test station is perfect for single cell up to stack testing. 660W of eelctrical input max and extremely cost effective.

  • 840 fuel cell tester
    840 fuel cell tester

    500W capability with the 840 tester and numerous electrochemical accessories.

  • 840 fuel cell tester
    896 voltage monitoring system

    The ideal module for those who want to monitor easily the individual cell voltage in a fuel cell stack.