Big Things are Happening in the Fuel Cell Market: Are You Ready?

Huge car manufacturers like BMW, Toyota, Hyundai, and Honda are introducing new developments in the fuel cell market. The Toyota Mirai XLE, one of the first hydrogen cars, has a range of 402 miles and 72 miles per 1 kilogram of hydrogen. These features make this model very appealing to consumers, but it is only…

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Changing the Course of Our Climate Crisis

Fuel cells can be utilized in all energy sectors; commercial, residential, industrial, and transportation, and the PROTECT+ion Omniflow is adaptive to any system. It has the capacity to be fitted into a variety of applications in any orientation to meet any need. Specific applications consist of transportation, material handling, and emergency backup power applications, according…

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Looking Back at 5 Years of i2M

We asked Stu to bring us up to speed on our humble beginnings. Under new direction at MANN+HUMMEL, decentralization of the Research & Development (R&D) department was occurring, and we needed something new. For the first time in MANN+HUMMEL’s history, we were getting into fundamentally new topics for research. A place was needed between R&D…

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Why You Should Convert your Material Handling Equipment to Fuel Cell

Fuel cell material handling equipment have a whole toolbox full of benefits over their battery electric counterparts. For starters, the power units operate at a consistent level throughout the shift, whereas battery electric forklifts encounter power sag as their charge is depleted. The refueling infrastructure needed for hydrogen fuel cells uses space more efficiently than…

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Sustainability & The Future of Ion Exchange Filters

Many of you in industry are familiar with how ion exchange filters work. What you may not know, however, is how they are leading the push towards more sustainable energy consumption in our transportation industries. Ion exchange filters and their systems are used in fuel cell coolant loops to remove ions in order to keep conductivity low.   Companies such as Honda…

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Join i2M & MANN+HUMMEL at the 2019 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition

The Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition is the longest running and most comprehensive fuel cell and hydrogen energy industry conference in the U.S. The Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition (FCS&EE) brings together hundreds of international manufacturers, fuel providers, customers, policy makers, supply chain, integrators, academics, investors, media, and other key stakeholders – you…

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Forze Racing’s Hydrogen Electric Race Car Beats Petrol-Powered Competition

Forze VIII race car Source: Forze First Fuel-Cell to Beat Petrol-Power in an Official Race  Fast forward to 2019 and their “Forze VIII”, a hydrogen electric Le Mans style prototype, is quite competitive. It is an upgraded version of their seventh car and shares nothing but the LMP3 monocoque. A 700-bar hydrogen system was added, along with a total redesign of suspension and wiring.  With these…

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First Ever Race Completed in Fuel Cell Race Car

On August 18th, 2018 the Forze VIII was the first hydrogen race car to ever compete in a Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) certified race. While competing against petrol-powered vehicles in the sport division of the Supercar Challenge, the Forze VIII finished sixth place out of seven competitors. The race was 60 minutes plus an…

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Fuel Cell Store Welcomes PROTECT+ion Omniflow

The Fuel Cell Store promotes greener lifestyles, cleaner energy solutions, and environmentally sustainable commerce by providing fuel cell and renewable technology education, research and implementation.  You can find anything from Fuel Cell Model Car kits for STEM education, to Ion Exchange Filters for industrial purposes. Ion exchange filters protect equipment from excessive ionic charges, by…

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