ENERGY STORAGE

Filament Winding

Carbon fiber in pressure vessels for hydrogen

The emerging H2 economy drives tank development for aircraft, ships and gas transport.

Ginger Gardiner
Senior Editor, CompositesWorld

Energy Storage

European consortium launches online hydrogen market database

The Fuel Cell Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) provides technology and market statistics and other data on the hydrogen sector.

Energy Storage

Cimarron Composites to supply Shell with hydrogen gas transport modules

Composite cylinders at 517 bar and 2,000 liters will enable 1,200 kilograms of hydrogen gas to be transported between fueling stations on 40-foot-long trailers.

Carbon Fibers

Thicker, carbon fiber-reinforced battery electrodes may enable high-density batteries

University of Delaware research demonstrates use of carbon fiber membranes to enhance conductivity and areal capacity using a scalable manufacturing process.
#electricvehicles

Energy Storage

Developing a linerless, all-composite, spherical cryotank

Infinite Composites Technologies’ Type V pressure vessel for storing cryogenic space launch vehicle propellants shows promise for eliminating elusive microcracking issues.
#trends #space

The markets: Pressure vessels (2020)

The markets: Pressure vessels (2020)

High-pressure gas storage vessels represent one of the biggest and fastest-growing markets for advanced composites.
#multitudeofmarkets #electricvehicles #windblades

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Energy Storage

European consortium launches online hydrogen market database

The Fuel Cell Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) provides technology and market statistics and other data on the hydrogen sector.

Carbon Fibers

Cimarron Composites to supply Shell with hydrogen gas transport modules

Composite cylinders at 517 bar and 2,000 liters will enable 1,200 kilograms of hydrogen gas to be transported between fueling stations on 40-foot-long trailers.

Carbon Fibers

Thicker, carbon fiber-reinforced battery electrodes may enable high-density batteries

University of Delaware research demonstrates use of carbon fiber membranes to enhance conductivity and areal capacity using a scalable manufacturing process.
#electricvehicles

Energy Storage

Report suggests acceleration in fuel cell, electrolyzer development

Recently, new partnerships and research into 3D-printed structural components for solid oxide fuel cells demonstrate new approaches in fuel cell technology.

Natural Fibers

JEC Group announces 2020 Innovation Awards winners

The 13 winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on May 13.
#trends #sustainability #bulkmoldingcompound

Carbon Fibers

Toyota and Hino agree to develop heavy-duty fuel cell truck using composite storage tanks

Type IV tanks will help provide 600-kilometer range and meet commercial vehicle requirements
#toyota #trends #sustainability

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Energy Storage

Magnum Venus products launches fusion filament winder

Ideal for winding pressure vessels, the Fusion filament winder is a compact, adaptable design. 

Testing

Flaw detector includes new features to improve inspection workflow

Designed for pressure vessels and pipes, Olympus’s OmniScan X3 flaw detector is said to combine the tools needed for efficient phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) inspections.

Wind/Energy

Victrex launches PEEK polymer for cryogenics

VICTREX CT 200 is designed for dynamic sealing applications where gases such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) are stored and transported at cryogenic temperatures.
#peek