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PRISM: Optimized for Fuel Cell Applications
The PRISM Fuel Cell Coating System is the most advanced fuel cell coating system on the market today. Exclusively designed and engineered by USI, this higly flexible, small footprint X-Y-Z gantry system features proprietary nozzle-less ultrasonic spray head technology, which provides a more uniform and repeatable coating application than conventional spray technologies. Available as batch or in-line, the Prism system offers flexibility and versatility to meet R&D and low to mid volume production requirements of HT and LT PEM, DMFC and SOFC fuel cell manufacturers. The Precision Metering Pump liquid delivery system incorporates fluid stirring to keep suspensions properly mixed and servo motor control for the precise delivery of liquid to the spray head.

Features and Benefits:

  • Proprietary, nozzle-less ultrasonic spray head technology
  • Uniform application of a variety of fuel cell coatings, Pt and PtC based catalyst inks and ceramic powder based slurries
  • Recipe driven system, programmable to meet various finished thickness and metal loading requirements
  • High coating material transfer efficiency: up to 99%
  • Adjustable spray pattern width: 5mm to 150mm
  • Configurable as a batch machine or with in-line conveyor
  • PMP-100 Precision Metering Pump liquid delivery system, features:
    • Micro stepping positive displacement liquid metering pump
    • Single or dual pump configuration
    • Integrated fluid stirring to keep suspensions, inks and slurries properly mixed
    • Automatic pump refill from coating reservoir
    • Data logging
  • Easy to use Windows 7 based graphical user interface
  • Automatic spray head clean and purge functionality

Options Include:

  • Substrate heater with vacuum hold
  • 90 degree pneumatic spray head rotation
  • Covered actuators and catch trays
  • Active HEPA filtration
  • Optional mandrel for rod/cylindrical substrates