Materials News

Throughout the hydrogen value chain, a wide range of metallic and non-metallic materials are used to serve many different purposes. Their selection is based on numerous factors, such as material properties, availability, and cost, as well as process conditions and other requirements concerning strength, weight, temperature, pressure, corrosion resistance, conductivity, etc. In this section you can find news items related to the materials used in all equipment associated with water electrolysis, hydrogen transport, storage, and processing. If you would like to see your news release published here and in our email newsletter, please feel free to contact Matjaž Matošec.

Versogen reaches annual membrane production capacity of 1 GW

Versogen has announced it has reached a membrane production capacity capable of supporting 1 GW of AEM electrolyzers annually. From the company’s roots in a research lab at the University of Delaware, Versogen has scaled up the production capabilities of its proprietary PiperION® polymer by a factor greater than 2,000 times.

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H2U achieves 25,000-hour lifetime of non-iridium catalysts

H2U Technologies has performed durability tests on new, lower-cost, iridium-free catalyst materials that demonstrate a projected lifetime of 25,000 hours. This groundbreaking durability milestone addresses supply chain bottlenecks for sustainable hydrogen production with Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolyzers.

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