Electrolyzer and fuel cell manufacturers rely on high quality materials, coatings, and equipment from Oerlikon to improve efficiency, durability and economic viability of their products.
Over the last 40 years, Oerlikon established competence in innovative material development, advanced manufacturing, and coating solutions. Materials, including alloys, oxides and other ceramics, can be developed using the RAD (rapid alloy development platform). Oerlikon can manufacture newly developed and conventional materials used in the variety of coating processes used in the hydrogen industry such as thermal spray, thin films, and screen printing. Oerlikon manufactures coating equipment and develops coating parameters for solid oxide (SO), alkaline (AFC/AWE), and proton exchange membrane (PEM) technologies. Oerlikon maintains a solid research and development portfolio to advance technologies and products for the hydrogen industry.