Teledyne Wins Fuel Cell Component Contract

July 02, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Teledyne Technologies Inc. (Los Angeles, CA) announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne Energy Systems Inc., was awarded a contract to supply 32 MEDUSA RD test stations to a leading proton-exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell component manufacturer. The systems supplied under this multi-year contract will expand the customer's test capabilities and be used in the development of components used in the manufacture of PEM fuel cells.

The MEDUSA RD system, the result of an alliance between Teledyne Energy Systems and Scribner Associates Inc., is a next-generation fuel cell test station that provides automatic testing of fuel cells in power ranges up to 1,000W. The test station provides water, fuel and thermal management, as well as software and an electronic load designed specifically for fuel cell testing. The system control and safety features permit unattended 24/7 operation.

"We are pleased that leading researchers continue to choose the Teledyne Energy Systems fuel cell test systems for their research, development and qualification activities," said Teledyne Technologies Chairman, President and CEO Robert Mehrabian. "The award of this contract is a result of our commitment to deliver exceptional quality and service based on more than 30 years of hydrogen and fuel cell experience."