PROTECT+ION PROTECTS FUEL CELL BACKUP POWER STACK
During the intensive operation test, our customer had very high conductivity within their Fuel Cell Backup Power, which was causing them to change their cooling water every two weeks on average.
The company conducted a study using our Ion Exchange Filter (IEX), PROTECT+ion.
The company had three base stations and decided to install one PROTECT+ion in the station that had the highest conductivity (base station 1) and compare the results with the base stations 2 and 3 where no IEX were installed.
The IEX was installed on September 18th, 2013 and tested frequently during one year. The operating time was 2-4 hours per day.
- Significant drop in the conductivity of the water after the installation of the IEX
- Thanks to our PROTECT+ion, the company is saving $5,200 per year on maintenance and cooling water costs. Cooling water of base station 1 has been changed once in one year compare to every two weeks for base stations 2 & 3, and the conductivity of base station 1 is still lower than base stations 2 & 3.
“The ion exchange filter well solved the problem of increasing conductivity. After one year, the effect is still very good with good stability.”