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Nafion® perfluorinated membrane Green Alternative

Nafion® 115, thickness 0.005 in.

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eq. wt.   1,100
mfr. no.   Nafion® 115
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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L × W   12 in. × 12 in.
thickness   0.005 in.
solubility   H2O: insoluble

Description

Application

Nafion® is a perfluorinated ion-exchange membrane which has a wide variety of commercial uses. The acidic (hydrogen ion) form and derivatives are solid, superacid catalysts useful in a wide variety of synthetic applications.

Packaging

1 ea in rigid mailer

Darkening/browning is common for pieces stored in a general room environment for an extended period of time (several months), due to organics pick-up. Verify product is kept sealed during storage.
· Keep pieces sealed and protected from general exposure will reduce the effect. Recommend long term storage in air-tight bags.
· Discoloration does not affect performance and can be removed by soaking in dilute nitric acid.

Packaged in heat-sealed foil bag in stay-flat mailers

General description

Nafion® membranes are fluorinated polymers functionalized with sulphonic acid moieties.

Sigma Life Science is committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has been enhanced for energy efficiency. Find details here.

Legal Information

Nafion is a registered trademark of The Chemours Company FC, LLC

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Fuel cells have the potential to reduce the nation’s energy use through increased energy conversion efficiency and dependence on imported petroleum by the use of hydrogen from renewable resources. Th...
Nancy L. Garland, Thomas G. Benjamin, John P. Kopasz
Material Matters 2008, 3.4, 85.
Keywords: Applications, Automotive, Catalysis, Combustion, Degradations, Diffusion, Electronics, Help, Ligands, Mass spectrometry, Phase transitions, Reductions, Renewable energy, Separation, Support

Perfluorosulfonic Acid Membranes for Fuel Cell and Electrolyser Applications

Deborah Jones Institut Charles Gerhardt CNRS–University of Montpellier, 34090 Montpellier, France Email: Deborah.Jones@univ-montp2.fr
Keywords: Degradations, Diffusion, Electron spin resonance, Fluorinations, Hydration reaction, Ion Exchange, Ion-exchange chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Microscopy, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Nucleic acid annealing, Polymerization reactions, Reductions, Scanning electron microscopy, Separation, Solvents, Spectroscopy, Transmission electron microscopy

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