Effect of Dispersion Solvent on Properties of Fluorinated Polymer Reinforced Composite Membrane for Fuel Cell by Solution Coating Method

용액 코팅법을 통한 연료전지용 불소계 전해질 강화복합막의 특성에 미치는 분산용매의 영향

Yook, Seung Ho;Yoon, Ki Ro;Choi, Jihun;Lee, Ju Sung;Kim, Jong Min;Lee, Seung Woo;Lee, Kwan-Young;Kim, Jin Young

  • Received : 2019.02.28
  • Accepted : 2019.03.27
  • Published : 2019.06.01


In the recent, as a world demand of energy resources has been transformed from fossil fuels to hydrogen-based clean energy resources, a huge attention has been attracted to increase the performance and decrease a production cost of core materials in fuel cell technology. The utilization of reinforced composite membranes as electrolytes in the polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells can reduce the use of high cost perfluorosulfonic acid (PFSA), mitigate the cell impedance, and improve the dimensional stability as well as the interfacial stability, giving rise to achieve both an improved performance and a reduction of production costs of the fuel cell devices. In this study, we investigate the effects of physical characteristics and cell performances according to the various ionomer solvents in the solution based manufacturing process of reinforced composite electrolyte membrane.


Fuel cell;Reinforced composite membrane;Polymer electrolyte;Perfluorosulfonic acid;Casting solvent


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