Automotive

Automotive

Reliable explosion-proof products developed through years of experience eliminate the risk of explosion

Risk of accidents caused by hydrogen, the future alternative energy

Hydrogen is rapidly gaining high expectations of becoming the future alternative energy, and in Japan, auto manufacturers have begun commercializing fuel cell vehicles (FCV). The Japanese government is supporting the deployment of hydrogen fuel vehicles (FCV) and more hydrogen stations are expected to be available throughout Japan. However, hydrogen is flammable and its wide explosive density range characteristics cause explosion once an ignition source such as a spark causes fire. To prevent accidents due to explosion, the generation of explosive atmosphere must be suppressed or ignition source eliminated. Because equipment with explosion-proof structure is needed to eliminate the ignition source, a design engineer for hydrogen station requires highly reliable explosion-proof equipment that can be used in a hydrogen gas environment.

Years of research on explosion-proof technology is used for safety solutions

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