TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Chroma, the global leading test and measurement instrumentation manufacturer, has collaborated with Hephas Energy, a fuel cell test equipment supplier, to test hydrogen fuel cells. Hephas Energy has been researching fuel cells for many years and combined with Chroma's strong sales and R&D capabilities, they will expand their products scope and market share to consolidate the market leadership.
The hydrogen fuel cell vehicle was developed after the lithium battery electric vehicle in recent years as an upgrade. Since fuel cells have no power failure or charging problems, it has more advantages than the traditional lithium battery in electric vehicles; it is expected to become the next future of transportation tools. Through the endorsement of government policies, China's hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industry is developing rapidly. According to many established professional research institutions, hydrogen fuel cells will grow tremendously after 2025. Due to this growth, the demands for testing the key components supply chain will increase significantly as well. The collaboration between Chroma and Hephas Energy can expand the EV testing capability and drive the future and growth of the EV market.
Chroma provides various AC sources, DC power supplies, electronic loads, and electrical safety instruments for membrane electrode assembly (MEA), battery stack, and fuel cell engine system testing. Both parties will jointly release fuel cell related test solutions by means of integrating Chroma's multi-functional automatic test systems and Hephas developed fuel cell performance test items. By merging Chroma's power electronics and systems integration with Hephas Energy's fuel cell electrochemistry, gas-liquid fluid control, and fuel cell engine technologies, comprehensive and professional test solutions to accelerate the commercial development of fuel cells are on the forefront.
Hephas Energy Corporation is a professional manufacturer of fuel cell testing and automation equipment, which has over 10 years of dedication to researching and developing fuel cells. It also has the highest market share in China as a fuel cell equipment supplier targeting the green energy industry, especially in developing and designing the major components and test equipment of fuel cells. Hephas Energy provides a complete and comprehensive product solution to manage the temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, and load parameters for fuel cell testing, in addition to a series of fuel cell failure analysis methods.
Chroma ATE Inc. is a world leading supplier of precision test and measurement instrumentation, automated test systems, intelligent manufacturing system and test & automation turnkey solutions marketed globally under the brand name "Chroma." With more than 30 years of experience in precision instrumentation, Chroma has been actively developing new energy test solutions for solar energy, electric vehicles, and microgrids energy storage industries. Particularly, the test solutions for key EV components such as on-board charger, DC/DC converter, and DC/DC converter and vehicle controller are in use worldwide by automotive manufacturers and renowned laboratories.