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2010 Annual Progress Report

VI. Manufacturing R&D

This section of the 2010 Progress Report for the DOE Hydrogen Program focuses on manufacturing R&D. Each technical report is available as an individual Adobe Acrobat PDF.

Manufacturing Sub-Program Overview, Nancy Garland and Pete Devlin, DOE

  1. Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assembly Manufacturing R&D, Michael Ulsh, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Reduction in Fabrication Costs of Gas Diffusion Layers, Jason Morgan, Ballard Material Products, Inc.
  3. Modular, High-Volume Fuel Cell Leak-Test Suite and Process, Ian Kaye, UltraCell Corporation
  4. Manufacturing of Low-Cost, Durable Membrane Electrode Assemblies Engineered for Rapid Conditioning, Colin Busby, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
  5. Adaptive Process Controls and Ultrasonics for High Temperature PEM MEA Manufacture, Raymond Puffer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  6. Cause-and-Effect: Flow Field Plate Manufacturing Variability and its Impact on Performance, Eric Stanfield, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  7. Non-Contact Sensor Evaluation for Bipolar Plate Manufacturing Process Control, Eric Stanfield, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  8. Optical Scatterfield Metrology for Online Catalyst Coating Inspection of PEM Soft Goods, Eric Stanfield, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  9. High-Speed, Low-Cost Fabrication of Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Membrane Electrode Assemblies, Emory De Castro, BASF Fuel Cell, Inc.
  10. Development of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Low Cost Hydrogen Storage Vessels, Mark Leavitt, Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.