Sigma-Aldrich is pleased to announce it has signed a global agreement with Hy-Energy LLC, a privately-owned company based in California, to market Hy-Energy's gas sorption analytical measurement equipment. Uses of Hy-Energy's gas sorption instruments include hydrogen storage, petrochemical and other research where precise gas sorption measurements are required
Under the terms of the agreement, Sigma-Aldrich will market the PCTPro- 2000 gas sorption analyzer and supply related materials to be used with the system for demonstration and research purposes through the Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science initiative of its Research Specialties business. Hy-Energy will market Sigma-Aldrich hydrogen storage materials used in conjunction with the PCTPro-2000 equipment and contribute to our continuing development of innovative materials in such areas as hydrogen storage and gas analysis.
"We believe that PCTPro-2000 is the most versatile and robust Sieverts- type apparatus currently available on the research market. We hope that our joint effort in developing novel materials and advanced measurement systems will accelerate research in crucial areas of Renewable Energy Science such as hydrogen storage and fuel cell technology," said Dr. Viktor Balema, Product Manager, Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science.
Dr. Karl Gross, CEO of Hy-Energy LLC, added: "Sigma-Aldrich is renowned for its specialty research-grade chemical products and strong materials science background. We are pleased to join efforts with Sigma-Aldrich to advance materials research around the globe. Both companies' unique expertise will make significant contributions in the area of renewable energy R&D."