Posted: December 1, 2008

New Nano-Reactor Technology Uses Low-Cost Electrodes for Hydrogen Production

(Nanowerk News) Global Hydrogen, Inc. announces a newly developed nano-reactor that allows direct control of pure hydrogen production (patent-pending). The reactor is slightly less than 5 cubic centimeters (cc) and has a smaller profile than a standard razor blade, yet the reactor produces hydrogen at a rate of 1.5 cc per minute. The system contains a proprietary nano particle electrolyte and utilizes a newly-invented electrode constructed of low-cost, non-exotic materials.
The pure hydrogen production of the zinc and metal electrode Nano-Reactor, invented by Dr. Linnard Griffin of Global Hydrogen, Inc, is easily controlled. A small switch internally connects the electrodes. The switch closes to start hydrogen production and opens to stop hydrogen production. Hydrogen is developed on the surface of a newly-invented nano-nickel electrode. The nickel electrode gives off hydrogen by reacting to the chemicals when the switch electrically connects the nickel electrode to the zinc electrode. Unique to this design, the Nano-Reactor produces pure hydrogen, whereas standard electrolysis units produce both hydrogen and oxygen.
This Nano-Reactor offers wide appeal to applications where immediate control of hydrogen generation is necessary and electrical power normally needed for electrolysis systems is not available.
Visit the Global Hydrogen, Inc. Website below to see the Nano-Reactor in action. Laboratory data is available upon request after an NDA.
In July 2008, Dr. Griffin announced a low-voltage, low-temperature process that produces less expensive hydrogen. Read more about that invention on the Global Hydrogen Web site as well.
About Global Hydrogen, Inc.
Global Hydrogen ( was founded in 2008 by Dr. Linnard Griffin, an independent inventor who holds several patents related to hydrogen generation, metal reduction, and a novel cooling fluid. The company is driven by a desire to provide less expensive alternative energies to consumers, thereby reducing the world dependency on non-renewable energy resources.
Source: Global Hydrogen (press releasae)
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