3D-Printed Electrolyser breakthrough for Cronin Group
Researchers from the Cronin group have succeeded in making the world’s first 3D printed electrochemical device, having successfully printed and tested an electrolyser for the production of hydrogen. The electrolyser was printed from polypropylene and the conductive areas were electrocoated with silver to provide a suitably conductive surface. The ability to 3D print such devices has the potential to revolutionise the prototyping, manufacture and deployment of the electrolysers, fuel cells and flow batteries that are essential in ushering in a new era of renewable energy and energy storage.
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