Lanthanum-nickel alloy

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hydrogen-storage grade

LaNi5, Lanthanum pentanickel
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hydrogen-storage grade


Hydrogen Storage Capacity: 1.5-1.6 wt.% @25°C

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Lanthanum-nickel alloy (LaNi5) can be used as a catalyst for the synthesis of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) by chemical vapor deposition (CVD). It can also be used for hydrogen storage applications.


10 g in glass bottle

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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High performance FeTi-3.1 mass% V alloy for on board hydrogen storage solution
Kumar S, et al.
Energy, 75, 520-524 (2014)
The electrochemical hydrogen storage of multi-walled carbon nanotubes synthesized by chemical vapor deposition using a lanthanum nickel hydrogen storage alloy as catalyst
Zhang H, et al.
Physica B: Condensed Matter, 352(1-4), 66-72 (2004)
Hydrogen storage for carbon nanotubes synthesized by the pyrolysis method using lanthanum nickel alloy as catalyst
Zhang H, et al.
Journal of Applied Physics, 94(10), 6417-6422 (2003)
Interaction of hydrogen with multi-component intermetallic compounds of AB5- and AB2-type were studied in the current work. Several new intermetallic hydrides with potential applications in high-capacity hydrogen storage have been identified and fully characterized using a gas-volumetric analytical technique.
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