Sandia experts lead technical investigation of hydrogen release incident

Hydrogen experts at Sandia/California were tapped for their technical expertise through a first-ever contract with the state of California to investigate a May 4 hydrogen release at the Bay Area’s Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) hydrogen fueling station in Emeryville, CA. Based on the outcome of that investigation, on July 25, AC Transit’s board…

CRF Staff Presented Webinar on Material Characterization of Storage Vessels for Fuel Cell Forklifts

CRF manager Daniel Dedrick and researcher Chris San Marchi presented the results of a study conducted by Sandia National Laboratories on the fatigue life of steel pressure vessels, commonly used for the transport of pressurized gases, including gaseous hydrogen. Sandia analyzed the life-cycle performance of these vessels and created new design rules for hydrogen service,…