Accession Number : ADD016086

Title :   Encapsulated Dry Electrolyte Composition for Time Release into a Solute.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 30 Sep 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Smith, Andrew V

Report Date : 30 Sep 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A device for delivering a water soluble electrolyte is provided comprising a core of a solid electrolyte composition enclosed by a polymeric coating which is permeable to water. The coating has at least one hole to permit passage of an aqueous solution of the electrolyte. The device is useful to maintain the concentration of an electrolyte composition in an electrochemical apparatus such as fuel cell or a battery.

Descriptors :   *ELECTROLYTES, *SOLID ELECTROLYTES, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *ENCAPSULATION, *SOLUTES, *COMPOSITION(PROPERTY), COATINGS, CORES, FUEL CELLS, WATER, POLYMERS, ELECTROCHEMISTRY, WATER SOLUBLE MATERIALS

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Physical Chemistry
      Miscellaneous Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE