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Fuel Cell Testing Laboratory

Facility Overview

The Fuel Cell Testing Laboratory is located in Building 334 and consists of multiple testing stations.This cell has been designed to accommodate a wide variety of sizes and types of fuel cells, including hydrogen/air and hydrogen/oxygen fuel cells ranging from 1 kW up to 125 kW. The test cell can be supplied with hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen gases from 2,400 psig tube trailers and a 12 Pack K-Bottle Station, and other gases are also available upon request. The facility also boasts a compressed air system, which provides dedicated research air for test fuel cell usage and cooling air, as well as dedicated shop air for shop tools, valve actuation, and system components.

Fuel Cell Testing Laboratory, External View
Fuel Cell Testing Laboratory, External View

Quick Facts

Fuel Cell Testing Laboratory
Fuels Cells Testing Locations B334 – 111, multiple stations, overflow work at other test cells
Fuel Cell Power Range 1 kW up to 125 kW
Gas Supply System Test cell supplied with hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen gases from 2,400 psig tube trailers and 12 Pack K-Bottle Station
Other Features Variety of test gases available upon request

Compressed air system

Cooling water

Balance of plan upon request

Capabilities

Contact

Fuel Cell Testing Laboratory
Facility Manager: Kyle Phillips
216-433-8871
kyle.g.phillips@nasa.gov

Test Facility Management Branch
Branch Chief: Deborah L. Waters
216-433-5371
deborah.l.waters@nasa.gov

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