European Commission
A EUROPEAN PROJECT SUPPORTED WITHIN
THE EUROPEAN UNION'S SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
FOR THE FUEL CELLS AND HYDROGEN JOINT TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE
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HYPACTOR PROJECT

Pre-normative research on resistance to mechanical impact of composite overwrapped pressure vessels

 

Today's challenges

Hydrogen is expected to be highly valuable energy carrier for the 21st century, answering main societal and economical concerns.

Demonstrating and maximising its safety in use will contribute to promote its social acceptance and thus its extensive use as an energy vector.

Considering the feedback gathered on cylinders currently in service (mostly metallic), resistance to mechanical impact is of main concern. The HyPactor project, supported by FCH JTI, aims at strengthening the knowledge on influence of mechanical impact with respect to full composite (type-IV) high pressure cylinders integrity.

 

News
02 December 2014

HyPactor's participation to the European Review Days 2014

The HyPactor's coordinator has participated to the Programme Review Days 2014.Organised by the European Joint Undertaking, this fourth edition was held in Brussels on 10th and 11th November 2014.More


06 November 2014

HyPactor Presentation Brochure

The HyPactor Presentation Brochure is now available in the Press Room for reading and printing.More


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