Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 280–287 | Cite as

Evaluation of asbestos composite separators in advanced water test electrolysers

  • E. Montoneri
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Abstract

Work performed at Milan Politecnico under sponsorship by the Commission of European Communities and in cooperation with international institutions involved in hydrogen energy programs in the last decade is surveyed. The performance of composite separators made from various linear, cross-linked and sulphonated aromatic polymers and asbestos cardboards or cloth from various sources is reported in medium temperature (95–125°C) alkaline (40–50% KOH) water electrolysers having different configurations. The results are interpreted based on knowledge of the separator structures and properties.

Keywords

Hydrogen Polymer Physical Chemistry European Community Asbestos 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Montoneri
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale e Ingegneria Chimica Giulio NattaPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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