Dana Corporation Showcases Key Technologies at Fuel Cell Seminar
Nov 14, 2005
TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) announced today that it will be displaying key fuel-cell innovations at the 2005 Fuel Cell Seminar, which began today and runs through Nov. 18 in Palm Springs, Calif. Featured will be a range of Dana's leading fuel-cell technologies for portable, small stationary, and automotive applications.
"Dana has research and development teams around the world working with our customers to advance fuel-cell technologies," said Michael J. Burns, Dana chairman and CEO. "We are actively working with most major OEMs to develop high-quality, cost-effective fuel-cell components, and we look forward to commercializing our products to capitalize on the enormous potential of fuel cells."
Dana's exhibit will feature crucial innovations to power vehicles and provide energy for portable and stationary applications. These technologies include:
* Stack components. Dana is developing unique mass production processes to provide lightweight and durable stainless steel or molded composite bi- polar plate assemblies with integrated seals and connectors. These plate assemblies also benefit from Dana's patented end cap, designed to effectively address stack load issues.
* Balance-of-plant solutions. Dana provides thermal management solutions, such as water condensers, pre-heaters, stainless steel heat exchangers, and complete cooling modules. Some advanced modules feature Dana's new family of electric brushed or brushless pumps that can be integrated with electronic control valves and a variable-speed fan.
* Fuel-processor products. Dana is leveraging its core product knowledge, engineering expertise, and unique capabilities with high temperature materials in order to provide solutions for fuel-processor developers.
"Dana is not limited to supplying individual fuel-cell components. We are a full development partner with the technical depth to help OEMs design and integrate complete systems," said Chuck Heine, president of Technology Development at Dana. "Our goal is to provide our customers with viable fuel- cell solutions that meet real-world challenges."
Dana people design and manufacture products for every major vehicle producer in the world. Dana is focused on being an essential partner to automotive, commercial, and off-highway vehicle customers, which collectively produce more than 60 million vehicles every year. A leading supplier of drivetrain, chassis, structural, and engine technologies, Dana employs 46,000 people in 28 countries. The company is based in Toledo, Ohio, and reported sales of $9.1 billion in 2004. Dana's Internet address is http://www.dana.com/.Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA
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