Global patent index - EP 1086501 A2

EP 1086501 A2 2001-03-28 - PEM (POLYMER ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE) FUEL CELL AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A PEM FUEL CELL WITH LIQUID HUMIDIFICATION AND/OR COOLING

Title (en)

PEM (POLYMER ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE) FUEL CELL AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A PEM FUEL CELL WITH LIQUID HUMIDIFICATION AND/OR COOLING

Title (de)

PEM-BRENNSTOFFZELLE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES PEM- BRENNSTOFFZELLENSYSTEMS MIT FLÜSSIGER BEFEUCHTUNG UND/ODER KÜHLUNG

Title (fr)

PILE A COMBUSTIBLE A MEMBRANE POLYMERE-ELECTROLYTE ET PROCEDE POUR ACTIONNER UN SYSTEME DE PILES A COMBUSTIBLE A MEMBRANE POLYMERE-ELECTROLYTE AVEC HUMIDIFICATION ET/OU REFROIDISSEMENT LIQUIDE

Publication

EP 1086501 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 99929085 A

Priority

  • DE 9901300 W
  • DE 19821764 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9960640A2] The invention relates to a PEM (polymer electrolyte membrane) fuel cell (BZ) with a novel humidification and cooling system. The inventive fuel cell consists of a membrane-electrode unit (ME) and at least one separator with structured channels. A liquid or a foam is added to the stream of fuel and/or the stream of oxidant for humidification and/or cooling.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H01M 8/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01M 8/02 (2006.01); B60L 11/18 (2006.01); H01M 8/00 (2006.01); H01M 8/04 (2006.01); H01M 8/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B60L 11/1892 (2013.01); B60L 11/1881 (2013.01); B60L 11/1894 (2013.01); H01M 8/04119 (2013.01); H01M 8/0202 (2013.01); H01M 8/04074 (2013.01); H01M 8/1007 (2013.01); H01M 2250/20 (2013.01); H01M 2300/0082 (2013.01); Y02T 90/32 (2013.01); Y02T 90/34 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9960640 A2 19991125; WO 9960640 A3 20000113; CA 2331713 A1 19991125; EP 1086501 A2 20010328; JP 2002516464 A 20020604

INPADOC legal status

2005-06-08 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20041102

2001-07-18 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20010606

2001-03-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20001025

2001-03-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB IT LI NL SE