Permelec Electrode Ltd. and Aquaecos Ltd. | Date: 2010-11-29
This invention is to provide a membrane-electrode assembly, an electrolytic cell using the same, a method and an apparatus for producing ozone water, a method for disinfection and a method for wastewater or waste fluid treatment, by using which electrolysis reaction products or decomposition products obtained at the anode are produced at a high efficiency; channel pressure drop is minimized; and the apparatus is designed in compact size without sacrificing the production capacity. This invention relates to a membrane-electrode assembly comprising a solid polymer electrolyte membrane having a cation exchange membrane, an anode and a cathode tightly adhered to the respective surfaces of the solid polymer electrolyte membrane, with a plurality of through-holes with 0.1 mm or more in diameter over the entire surfaces of the anode, the solid polymer electrolyte membrane and the cathode, passing through these elements; an electrolytic cell using the membrane-electrode assembly; a method and an apparatus for producing ozone water; a method for disinfection; and a method for wastewater or waste fluid treatment.
Permelec Electrode Ltd. and Japan Atomic Energy Agency | Date: 2014-04-18
The present invention provides a membrane-electrode assembly which includes: at least one rod-form or tubular electrode; a tubular diaphragm disposed around the periphery of the electrode; and a wire-form counter electrode disposed around the periphery of the diaphragm, the diaphragm being fixed to the rod-form or tubular electrode with the wire-form counter electrode to thereby form an electrode chamber having a gas/liquid passage between the diaphragm and the rod-form or tubular electrode.
Permelec Electrode Ltd. | Date: 2011-10-14
An electrowinning method of metals through electrolysis of a metal chloride solution uses an anode comprising a substrate comprising titanium or titanium alloy, and a coating layer comprising a plurality of a unit layer, provided on the surface of the substrate. The unit layer comprises the first coating layer comprising a mixture of iridium oxide, ruthenium oxide and titanium oxide and the second coating layer comprising a mixture of platinum and iridium oxide. The first coating layer contacts with the surface of said substrate and an outer coating layer of the unit layer formed on the outermost layer of said coating layer is the second coating layer. The coating layer is formed by thermal decomposition baking, which followed by post-baking at a higher baking temperature.
Permelec Electrode Ltd. | Date: 2014-09-04
The present invention provides a method for manufacturing an electrolytic electrode, the method capable of appropriately controlling the amount of an electrode catalyst component as desired and also capable of manufacturing a high-performance electrolytic electrode in a cost-effective and efficient way without affecting the electrode performance. A method for manufacturing an electrolytic electrode including a step of forming an electrode catalyst layer on each of a front and a back of a conductive electrode substrate, by applying a coating solution containing a starting material for the electrode catalyst component on the front of the conductive electrode substrate with a plurality of holes, the conductive electrode substrate being expanded mesh or the like, and thereafter drying and firing the coating solution, wherein the substrate contains at least one metal selected from the group consisting of Ti, Ta, Nb, Zr, Hf, and Ni, and alloys thereof, the electrode catalyst component contains at least one selected from the group consisting of Pt, Ir, Ru, Pd, Os, and oxides thereof, and an amount of the electrode catalyst component adhering to the back of the substrate is controlled by preheating the substrate to a temperature higher than room temperature at least once before the coating solution is applied and/or by presetting the temperature to which the substrate is preheated in the electrode catalyst layer-forming step.
Production Apparatus For Electro-Deposited Metal Foil, Production Method Of Thin Plate Insoluble Metal Electrode Used In Production Apparatus For Electro-Deposited Metal Foil, And Electro-Deposited Metal Foil Produced By Using Production Apparatus For Electro-Deposited Metal Foil
Permelec Electrode Ltd. | Date: 2010-03-31
An object of the present invention is to provide a production apparatus for electro-deposited metal foil or the like that can reduce thickness fluctuation of electro-deposited metal foil. To achieve the object, a production apparatus for electro-deposited metal foil or the like in which a cathode and an insoluble anode apart from each other, supplying an electrolytic solution through a gap between the cathode and the anode, making the cathode move along to the insoluble anode, electrodepositing a metal component on an electro-deposition surface of the moving cathode is applied. Wherein the insoluble anode is a thin plate insoluble metal electrode provided with a conductive electrode material coating layer on a surface of a substrate made of a corrosion-resistant material, and detachably mounted to an electrode base by using predetermined fixing means, and the conductive electrode material coating layer of the thin plate insoluble metal electrode is provided with a conductive electrode material stripped belt in a direction perpendicular to a moving direction of the cathode, and the fixing means is provided in the conductive electrode material stripped belt.