Advanced Hydrogen Reformate Stream Purifier for Fuel Cell Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-11-C-0062
Agency Tracking Number: N09A-014-0268
Amount: $749,998.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: N09-T014
Solicitation Number: 2009.A
Small Business Information
5018 Ballybridge Drive, Dublin, OH, -
DUNS: 141938063
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Douglas Wheeler
 President
 (614) 761-9287
 douglas.wheeler@djwtechnology.com
Business Contact
 Douglas Wheeler
Title: President
Phone: (614) 761-9287
Email: douglas.wheeler@djwtechnology.com
Research Institution
 The Ohio State University
 Winston S Ho
 125a Koffolt Laboratories
140 West 19th Street
Columbus, OH, 43210-
 (614) 292-3424
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Demonstration of a 5 kW Advanced Hydrogen Purification System that will reduce the sulfur impurity of reformed JP5 from 66 ppm to<10 ppm and reduce carbon monoxide to<100 ppm is the overarching objective of this program. We will design and construct Membrane Separation Modules using membrane fabricated at Ohio State University, the Research Institute, and install these in an Advanced Hydrogen Purification system Test Article. The Test Article will control the temperature and reactant removal rates. Testing will be conducted at Precision Combustion Inc. Evaluation of the performance of the 5 kW Advanced Hydrogen Purification System will permit component optimization. At the conclusion of the effort, we will have demonstrated the design and performance of the Advanced Hydrogen Purification system to reduce the sulfur impurities to

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