Highly Integrated, Highly Efficient Fuel Reformer/Fuel Cell System

Period of Performance: 05/06/2010 - 11/06/2010


Phase 1 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Precision Combustion, Inc.
410 Sackett Point Road Array
North Haven, CT 06473
Principal Investigator


Precision Combustion, Inc. (PCI) proposes to conduct a design study toward a novel ultra-compact JP-5 fuel reforming system integrated with a fuel cell stack as a modular and scalable building block for UAV and other systems. The reformer will build upon PCI s ultra-compact, high efficiency Microlith Catalytic reforming technology being developed separately with Navy and Army support for shipboard, vehicle APU and other applications. The development in the Phase I program will be applied in Phase II to develop and demonstrate a prototype 10 kWe JP-5 fuel reformer/fuel cell system.