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IHI Demonstrates World’s Highest-Capacity Hydrogen Recirculation System for Aircraft Fuel Cells, Delivering Compactness and High Durability

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🏭 Vertical: Aerospace

🏢 Organizations: IHI, Akita University, Sanei Kikai

IHI announces today that it has developed and successfully demonstrated an electric hydrogen turbo-blower, a large-capacity hydrogen recirculation unit that achieves the world’s highest hydrogen circulation volume in its class. This equipment was developed for use in aircraft fuel cells, and has succeeded in achieving a large capacity by employing an ultra-high-speed motor with a proprietary gas bearing.

This project is the fruit of collaboration with Akita University and Sanei Kikai Co., Ltd, which manufactures aircraft fuselage parts and manufacturing equipment in Akita Prefecture.

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