The investigation of cathode layer of Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell manufactured by using printing techniques

Jaroslaw Milewski, Arkadiusz Sienko, Tomasz Wejrzanowski, Armen Jaworski, Lukasz Szablowski, Karol Cwieka, Artur Olszewski, Arkadiusz Szczesniak, Jakub Skibinski, Olaf Dybinski

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The paper presents an investigation into the three cathode layers for the Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell that were obtained by
using printing techniques on various surfaces. The main differences during the manufacturing process were the substrates
used when printing the layers: glass and two different sorts of paper. The cathodes were investigated at the theoretical and
experimental level. To identify the influence of the substrate used we built a mathematical model of the fuel cell, in which the
influence is expressed by the conductivity of the layer. The paper demonstrates the possibility of using printing techniques to
manufacture Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell layers.


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