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Materials Transactions, Vol.59 No.05 (2018) pp.855-857
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Hydrogen Desorption Isobar Properties of Ti1.1CrMn at High Temperatures and Pressures

Nobuhito Tsurui1, 2, Kiyotaka Goshome3, Satoshi Hino1, Naruki Endo3, Tetsuhiko Maeda3, Hiroki Miyaoka2 and Takayuki Ichikawa2, 4, 5

1Kobe Material Testing Laboratory, Co., Ltd., Kako-gun, Hyogo 675-0155, Japan
2Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8521, Japan
3Renewable Energy Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Koriyama 963-0298, Japan
4Natural Science Center for Basic Research and Development, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8530, Japan
5Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, Japan

In this study, we developed a thermochemical technique to compress hydrogen gas up to more than 80 MPa. The results showed that Ti1.1CrMn alloys can generate a hydrogen pressure of 82 MPa upon being heated to ∼200°C. In order to evaluate the hydrogen absorption and desorption properties of the Ti1.1CrMn alloy at elevated temperatures, its pressure-composition (PC) isotherms were measured at 100, 140, and 180°C. To examine the durability of the alloy, hydrogen compression cycle tests were performed at pressures ranging from 14 to 80 MPa by heating the alloy from 35 to 200°C. In order to determine the temperature required for achieving the dissociation pressure of 82 MPa, we generated an isobar plot based on the PC isothermal measurements.


(Received 2018/01/10; Accepted 2018/02/19; Published 2018/04/25)

Keywords: hydrogen storage alloy, thermochemical compressor, titanium-chromium-manganese alloy, pressure composition isotherm, isobar measurement

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