The Performance & Operation Analysis of a Plate Type Reformet for 2 kW Class MCFC Stack

2 kW급 MCFC용 평편형 개질기 운전결과

  • 서혜경 (한국전력공사 전력연구원) ;
  • 안교상 (한국전력공사 전력연구원) ;
  • 임희천 (한국전력공사 전력연구원) ;
  • 이상득 (한국과학기술연구원)
  • Published : 2002.06.15


The operation results of the 2kW class plate type reformer, which has several advantages compared with the tubular burner type reformer, are analyzed. This plate type reformer is composed of six combustion chambers and five reforming chambers by turns. The methane conversion rate at 1.6 absolute pressure is about 84%, which is reasonably similar to theoretical value, 85.3%. Though the abrupt interruption was made just by the carbon deposition during heating the fuel line to combustion chambers around 200 hours operation, the overall steady state operation is more than 450 hours. These operation results show the verification of long run performance and the possibility of direct connection between plate reformer and fuel cell stack.


Plate type reformer;Combustion chamber;Reforming chamber;Conversion rate


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