Silicone hose manufacturer Venair has teamed up with Ballard Power Systems to help the marine industry implement fuel cell systems to decarbonise shipping.
As part of a recent development project, Venair supplied Ballard with custom hoses to allow the transportation of hydrogen from the fuel tank to the fuel cell engine.
The hoses had to be adapted to the location and position of the engine, the opening in multiple hoses for the engine inlets, the operating temperature, the specific pressure, pressure control, product control etc.
In order to deliver the requirements, Venair worked together with Ballard to find the best solution and used its Vitosil product to meet the needs in the hydrogen passage.
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