Why Chemours is excited about hydrogen and the role of Nafion ionomers and membranes

Global chemistry company, Chemours has said it is committed to creating a better world through the power of its chemistry. After spinning off from DuPont seven years ago, the company believes the portfolio of products it supplies chemicals for, ranging from semiconductors, electric vehicles, to water electrolysis and fuel cell, will be key to powering progress globally.

Chemours has a deep history in the hydrogen industry but do not seem ready to slow its progress. The company is continuing to push its NafionTM platform, which was invented as part of the NASA space programme in the 1960s, with an announcement in May 2022 that it was exploring hydrogen economy capacity investments focused on ionomers to support the Nafion membrane for electrolysis and fuel cells.

Read more: Chemours explores hydrogen electrolysis and fuel cell investments

As President of the Advanced Performance Materials segment of Chemours, Denise Dignam set a bold vision to help solve the world’s most challenging problems, in particular, decarbonising our economy. With such a strong belief that hydrogen could be a key to puzzle, a Hydrogen Economy Venture at Chemours was launched.

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