Pressure-reducing regulator by Emerson for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Posted 16 January 2023
Emerson regolatore pressione celle a combustibile

Emerson has launched a pressure-reducing regulator specially designed for use onboard commercial hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The dual stage and patented active seal design of the Tescom HV-3500 Hydrogen Onboard Regulator delivers steady pressure and constant hydrogen fuel supply to fuel cells in the full range of vehicle operating conditions, including acceleration, deceleration, stopping and idling.

Stable pressure aids in extending fuel cell life and maximizing fuel usage. The reliable fuel pressure provided by the HV-3500 allows operators to drive farther without refueling and decreases the risk of over pressurization downstream, resulting in leakage, wasted fuel and possible emissions. The HV-3500 has been designed, engineered and independently tested to ensure compliance with EC79 requirements for pressure regulators used in hydrogen vehicles.

By boosting fuel cell efficiency and maximizing overall energy efficiency, the stable pressure the HV-3500 provides also reduced maintenance frequency. The regulator delivers positive high-pressure fuel shutoff of hydrogen in vehicles across varying road and operating conditions, increasing fuel cell durability.

“To improve environmental sustainability in the commercial transportation industry, hydrogen fuel cell systems need to accurately meet fluctuating fuel demand and pressure needs while ensuring safety, regardless of distance driven – said Robert Lindquist, director of global marketing for Emerson’s precision and fluid control business -. With its patented tied valve and active seal design, the HV-3500 reaches new levels of reliability and consistent pressure delivery that help keep commercial hydrogen-powered vehicles on the road where they’re needed”.

The HV-3500 also helps original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) increase profitability by reducing manufacturing time and costs. Its dual-stage design eliminates the need for extra fittings and simplifies installation while its square shape allows OEMs to secure it to existing panels and frames in the fuel cell system. This specially designed shape and mounting holes make the lightweight HV-3500 quicker and easier to install than other pressure regulation technologies. The reduced assembly time lowers installation costs.

“The HV-3500 showcases Emerson’s commitment to developing renewable energy technology that helps manufacturers and end users overcome the challenges they face as they build a more sustainable world – said Zhang Yingchun, engineering manager for Emerson’s precision and fluid control business -. That’s why our technology project team took the full life of the fuel cell system into careful consideration when designing it. The thoughtful design lowers manufacturing and installation costs for OEMs, and its advanced performance lowers fuel and maintenance costs for end users”.

The EC79-compliant HV-3500 is backed by Emerson’s local support. While some OEMs struggle to scale up production and shorten their time to market, the personalized support that Emerson provides helps OEMs get their vehicles on the road quickly with reliable operations throughout the vehicle’s life cycle.



Contenuti correlati

  • Ruland giunti elastomerici applicazioni dinamiche avvio arresto
    Jaw couplings for start-stop applications from Ruland

    Ruland launches its zero-backlash jaw couplings, a three-piece assembly designed to accommodate high acceleration and deceleration curves that result in peak torque. Jaw couplings are ideal for systems that experience hard starts, hard stops, or reversals, including...

  • Dassault Systèmes IBM gemelli virtuali gestione asset sostenibilità
    Virtual twins for sustainable assets with Dassault Systèmes and IBM

    Dassault Systèmes and IBM announced an extension of their long-standing collaboration with the signature of a memorandum of understanding combining their technologies to accelerate the sustainable transformation of asset-intensive industries thanks to virtual twin experiences. In 2022,...

  • Siemens Heart Aerospace progettazione aeromobile elettrico
    Design and certification of new electric airplane with Siemens for Heart Aerospace

    Siemens Digital Industries Software announced that Swedish electric airplane maker Heart Aerospace has selected the Capital software suite from the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software and services to support its design, development, and certification of zero emission...

  • SKF modello predittivo cuscinetti certificato DNV
    Generalized bearing life model SKF obtains DNV certification

    The SKF Generalized Bearing Life Model (GBLM) concept and the process leading to extensions of its applicability to special bearing design features and materials has been successfully audited by the independent certification body DNV. Calculating life expectancy...

  • Gefran regolatori PID Multifunction CFR
    PID controllers Gefran for product traceability in pharmaceutical industry

    Gefran, the Italian multinational group specialised in the design and production of sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components, has launched the CFR-compliant version of its Multifunction series of multiloop PID controllers, capable of...

  • Fai Filtri ISO 9001 certification
    Quality management Fai Filtri certified ISO 9001

    Fai Filtri announces that it has obtained the new ISO 9001:2015 certification, confirming thus its commitment to maintain an effective Quality Management System, compliant with the standards, that is the result of constant work and professionalism. According...

  • solenoid valves pressure release safety SMC
    Solenoid valves SMC for machinery safety

    SMC extended the range of ISO13849-1 compliant residual pressure release safety valves with the addition of the 3-port solenoid valves VP-X555 and X585, designed to be used as components in categories 3 and 4. Both models feature...

  • scrubber PureSOx sulfur fuel compliance Alfa Laval
    Scrubber compliance 0,5% sulfur ready Alfa Laval

    Alfa Laval enriched the PureSOx platform with PureSOx Global, a scrubber ready for 0,5% sulfur fuels compliance. The 0,5% sulfur fuel limit is anticipating the decisions to be taken at the October’s 2016 IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection...

  • Connectivity for plastics by Gefran

    Gefran will present at K 2016 in Dusseldorf (19-26 October, Hall 10 – stand F20), dedicated to the plastic processing industry, innovative products developed to bring remote control and connectivity directly to the field. The italian company...

  • Food contact certified Asco angle valves

    Asco extended the application range of its stainless steel angle valves line, now fully certified to meet requirements of european and USA food contact regulations. The valves are indeed now provided with both certifications for the european...

Scopri le novità scelte per te x