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#21 maj212

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 08:32 AM

Hydrogen seems like a great idea to me but ive been to the BMW museum seen how it all works but forgoten all that lol but i remember that a problem they have is keeping the tank with the hydrogen strong enough there were videos of them throwing the fuel cells of crains n stuff
well i dont really remember why its such a problem but the tank definately is
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Posted 14 July 2009 - 10:47 AM

Condensed hydrogen is extremely cold. When most materials come in to contact with something that cold, they freeze instantly, causing them to shatter.

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#23 Urbanoutlaw

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 06:35 PM

The tanks are usually made of resin (my Dad made these back in the '70s & '80s. He also made rocket launchers out
of the same stuff). I think carbon fiber string is wound around a form & sprayed w/ the resin, not sure from there.

I was a 10-year-old kid then & don't remember the specifics from when he showed me around the plant.

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 04:00 PM


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