BASF Fuel Cell on Hanover Fair 2009
- BASF Fuel Cell introduces new products of Celtec® and Selectra® series
Ludwigshafen, April 17, 2009 – BASF Fuel Cell GmbH presents new products for fuel cells and reformers on Hanover Fair 2009. A team of experts is available for visitors in hall 13, booth E 54/2, and informs about the latest developments.
With the Celtec® product line, BASF is the technology leader for high temperature membrane electrode assemblies (MEA), enabling competitive and reliable fuel cell systems. In Hanover, the Celtec-P2100 MEA will be introduced. The new product was developed in 2008 and offers improved long term stability: a key requirement of stationary heat and power systems.
Additionally, BASF presents the Selectra® catalysts product line. Under the brand name Selectra®-E, precious metal catalysts for fuel cell electrodes are developed and commercialized. A recent development is the new Selectra®-E-CRC series: high performance catalysts for fuel cells combining high activity with excellent long term stability.
Fuel Cells can be seen as small chemical enterprises where hydrogen and oxygen react in a controlled manner to efficiently generate electrical power and heat.
About BASF Fuel Cell GmbH
BASF Fuel Cell GmbH is a supplier of materials for fuel cells and reformers. The company is a leading supplier for high temperature membrane electrode assemblies, developed and commercialized in the Celtec® product line. Additionally, a broad variety of catalysts for fuel cells and reformers is covered by the product line Selectra®. BASF Fuel Cell continues the fuel cell activities of BASF, Engelhard and PEMEAS. For further information go to www.basf-fuelcell.com
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals and oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF posted sales of more than €62 billion in 2008 and had approximately 97,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.