Fuel cell systems / Electrolysers / Stacks

Testing powertrains to move the future

Fuel cell systems / Electrolysers / Stacks

„Fuel cell systems, electrolyzers and stacks are one of the key technologies for the decarbonisation of mobility.“

Our modern H2-qualified test benches are available for a wide range of testing applications so that they can be tested and validated at any stage of development.

Testing capacities for:
  • Endurance testing on Fuel cell systems, electrolyzers and stacks
  • System testing with highly dynamic sources and sinks (battery simulation)
  • Efficiency optimisation
  • Cold start test
  • Cold endurance run
  • Oil circuit optimisation
  • Functional testing
  • Developmental test
  • Efficiency optimisation
  • Application analysis
  • Transient drive profiles
Test capacities for Fuel cell systems, electrolyzers and stacks – Power range up to 500kW with conditioned ambient air +20 up to +50°C
  • Hydrogen supply pressure max. 70bar
  • mass flow up to 50kg/h
  • Different types of hydrogen available
  • battery simulation up to 500kW
  • Intake air conditioning (20°C – 50°C +/- 2°C)
  • Ambient air conditioning (20°C – 50°C +/- 2°C)
  • Cooling capacities up to -40°C for cooling circuits
  • H2 gas sensors and H2 flame detections
Test capacities for Fuel cell systems, electrolyzers and stacks – Power range up to 400kW (divisible 2x 200kW) with conditioned ambient air -40°up to +30°C
  • Battery simulation up to 400kW
  • Dryer for intake air conditioning up to -40°C / 2.000kg/h
  • Ambient air conditioning up to -40°C
  • Temperature-controlled hydrogen supplies up to -45°C
  • Cooling capacities up to -45°C for cooling circuits
  • Hydrogen supply up to max. 70bar
  • Hydrogen volume flow up to 2x 25kg/h
  • Different types of hydrogen available (5.0, 3.7)
Test capacities for Fuel cell systems, electrolyzers and stacks – Power range up to 200kW on the Tilting Testbench
  • Hydrogen supply pressure max. 70bar
  • mass flow up to 15kg/h
  • Different types of hydrogen (5.0, 3.7, 3.0)
  • Intake air conditioning (25°C +/- 5°; 50% rel. humidity)
  • Cooling capacity down to -40°C for oil and coolants
  • 50° inclination in any direction
  • Payload 800kg
  • H2 gas sensors and H2 flame detectors
Test capacities for H2 – Fuel cells – Short Stack
  • Set-up of the short stacks on mobile test modules
  • High flexibility on coolling media
  • Automised testing cycles
  • Power up to 12kW
  • Umax= 50V; Imax= 700A; 15 Cells
  • Flow operation; Recirculation circuit
  • Conditioning on DUT‘s
  • Intake air -40°C … +80°C, humidity 2% … 100%
  • Different types of hydrogen available
  • H2 tempering (-40°C … +80°C)
  • H2 conditioning (0% … 100%)
  • Gas admixture in intake air
  • Short circuit measurement
  • Electrochemical impendence measurement
  • Climatic chamber
Test capacities for H2 – Electrolyzers Short Stack
  • DC source Umax= 50V; Imax= 4.200A; power 200kW
  • Product water temperature 20°C up to +80°C
  • Cathode pressure up to 40 bar
  • Electrochemical impedance measurement up to 680A
  • Cell voltage monitoring up to 30 channels
  • Osmosis for water treatment < 0.1 µS/cm
  • Ion exchanger
  • Conductivity monitoring
  • Gas monitoring (O2 in H2) HSense
  • Gas monitoring (H2 in O2) Neoxid
  • Automised testing cycles

All competences