Hydrogenation properties and microstructure of Ti-Mn-based alloys for hybrid hydrogen storage vessel

Masachika Shibuya, Jin Nakamura, Etsuo Akiba

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Abstract

Ti-Mn-based AB2-type alloys which are suitable for a hybrid hydrogen storage vessel have been synthesized and evaluated hydrogenation properties. As the third element V was added to Ti-Mn binary alloys. All the alloys synthesized in this work mainly consist of the C14 Laves and BCC phase. In the case of Ti0.5V0.5Mn alloy, the amounts of hydrogen absorption was 1.8 wt.% at 243 K under the atmosphere of 7 MPa H2, and the hydrogen desorption pressure was in the range of 0.2-0.4 MPa at 243 K. The hydrogen capacity of this alloy did not saturate under 7 MPa H2 and seems to increase with hydrogen pressure up to 35 MPa that is estimated working pressure of the hybrid hydrogen storage vessel.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)558-562
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Alloys and Compounds
Volume466
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 20 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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