Membrane Electrode Assemblies (MEAs)

Johnson Matthey specialises in manufacturing membrane electrode assembly (MEA) components for developers and manufacturers of polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PEMFC) systems for hydrogen, reformate and direct methanol operation.

Fuel cell MEAs

The HiSPEC® MEA product range

MEAs can experience a wide variety of conditions depending upon the hardware and final application. The requirements of each of our customers are evaluated in detail and the most appropriate MEA option is recommended for their system. Comprehensive technical support can be provided to ensure that our customers can achieved their desired performance.

HiSPEC® MEAs are available for the following typical applications

 Application Fuel Key performance requirements
Automotive, other transport, material handling, portable, stationary Hydrogen High power density and high durability
Stationary, portable Reformate High power density, high durability and CO tolerance
Portable, battery chargers Methanol  High power density and low degradation rate under ‘active’ conditions
Electronics Methanol High power density, low degradation rate and low methanol cross-over under ‘passive’ conditions

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