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특허 상세정보

Method for humidifying reactant gases for use in a fuel cell

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) H01M-008/04    H01M-008/06   
미국특허분류(USC) 429/017; 429/038; 429/039
출원번호 US-0895687 (2001-06-29)
발명자 / 주소
출원인 / 주소
대리인 / 주소
    Carter Schnedler &
인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 4  인용 특허 : 44

A system for humidifying a gas, the system including a housing defining a humidification chamber through which a gas travels, and a humidification assembly adjacent to the housing. The humidification assembly includes a source of humidifying liquid and a porous wick for carrying the humidifying liquid from the source of the humidifying liquid into the humidification chamber. The wick separates the source of humidifying liquid from the humidification chamber such that the humidifying liquid flows through the wick before humidifying the gas traveling throu...


1. A method for humidifying reactant gases for use in a fuel cell, said method comprising the steps of:providing a housing defining a humidification chamber through which a reactant gas travels before participating in an electrochemical reaction in a fuel cell; further providing a humidification assembly adjacent to said housing, said humidification assembly comprising a porous wick and a source of humidifying liquid, wherein said porous wick comprises a ceramic formed from a mixture comprising water, nitric acid, hollow polymer spheres, and at least one...

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