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Experimental facility: REKO-2

REKO-2

Overview

HySafe partner: FZJ
Name: REKO-2
Type: pressure vessel
Scale: small scale
Experiments: studies on catalyst elements for H2 recombination

Technical details

Dimensions: height: 1m, volume: 156 litres
Temperatures: up to 150C initial gas temperature
Pressure: 10 bar
Media: hydrogen, air, nitrogen, water steam
Special Features: vessel evacuation in order to create inert N2 atmosphere

Experiments - Equipment

Experiments: Startup behaviour and depletion efficiency of catalyst elements to be used for hydrogen recombination are tested. Testing parameters are gas composition (hydrogen, nitrogen, air, water steam), gas temperature. The facility was especially designed for tests in inert N2 atmosphere.