Company Interest: Schunk is a world leading
graphite product company. Research, development
and production are provided from Schunk
companies in 14 different countries, customer
services worldwide. Schunk is also a leading
company in manufacturing bipolar plates
for PEMFC and DMFC. With our most modern
R&D laboratories we transfer innovative
ideas fast into new products.
2001: Schunk has set up a
production unit for bipolar plates. Our
modular tool set allows cost effective plate
molding of your structured plates already
for about 1000 to 2000 individual plates.
We further introduced a muliti-cavity tool
for medium plate sizes.
Dr. Volker Banhardt
(right), Research and Development Project
Manager for Fuel Cells, from Schunk Kohlenstofftechnik
GmbH, shows a potential customer the newly
developed bipolar plate with an integrated
seal. This new bipolar plate is a result
of a joint development effort between Schunk
Kohlenstofftechnik and Freudenberg Dichtungs-
Christoph Janz (2nd
from left) informs a guest about a series
of products manufactured by Schunk Kohlenstofftechnik.