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1. (WO2010123719) FUEL CELL SYSTEM INCLUDING A FUEL FILTER MEMBER WITH A FILTER PROPERTY INDICATOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/123719    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/030819
Publication Date: Fri Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: H01M 8/06
B01D 35/00
Applicants: ADAPTIVE MATERIALS, INC.
CRUMM, Aaron, T.
MUCZYNSKI, John
GORSKI, Mike
KRAJCOVIC, Jason
Inventors: CRUMM, Aaron, T.
MUCZYNSKI, John
GORSKI, Mike
KRAJCOVIC, Jason
Title: FUEL CELL SYSTEM INCLUDING A FUEL FILTER MEMBER WITH A FILTER PROPERTY INDICATOR
Abstract:
A fuel cell system includes a fuel tank, a replaceable fuel filter, a fuel cell stack, and a control system. The fuel tank includes raw fuel stored therein. The replaceable fuel filter member includes a filter property indicator and is configured to receive raw fuel from the fuel tank and to refine the raw fuel to a refined fuel. The fuel cell stack is configured to receive refined fuel from the fuel filter and to utilize the refine fuel to generate electricity and a control system configured to access the filter property indicator of the fuel filter member.