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Hydrogen purifier module with membrane support

United States Patent

July 24, 2012
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A hydrogen purifier utilizing a hydrogen-permeable membrane to purify hydrogen from mixed gases containing hydrogen is disclosed. Improved mechanical support for the permeable membrane is described, enabling forward or reverse differential pressurization of the membrane, which further stabilizes the membrane from wrinkling upon hydrogen uptake.
DeVries; Peter David (Spokane, WA)
Genesis Fueltech, Inc. (Spokane Valley, WA)
12/ 436,047
May 5, 2009
This invention was made with Government support under DE-FG02-06ER84535 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.