Lessons Learned and a Path Forward for All-Ceramic Solid Oxide Electrolysis.

Date

2017-07-16

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47th International Conference on Environmental Systems

Abstract

The development of an all ceramic solid oxide electrolysis stack is discussed and compared with conventional solid oxide electrolysis designs produced by Paragon. Lessons learned in the fabrication, assembly, and design of the all ceramic technology are discussed, including points of failure in material processing, seal assembly, and failures during operation that may be attributed to design. A path forward for an all-ceramic technology is discussed that incorporates the lessons learned at Paragon and results in a low-risk, scalable, and high reliability design.

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Thomas Cognata, Paragon Space Development Corporation, USA
ICES308: Advanced Technologies for In-Situ Resource Utilization
The 47th International Conference on Environmental Systems was held in South Carolina, USA on 16 July 2017 through 20 July 2017.

Keywords

SOE, solid oxide electrolysis, ISRU

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