Why Liquid Hydrogen in Vehicles Can Be Very Dangerous

Why Liquid Hydrogen in Vehicles Can Be Very Dangerous

Why Liquid Hydrogen in Vehicles Can Be Very Dangerous

04/03/19

“What are the dangers of liquid hydrogen fuel in vehicles?”

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are a very hot research topic. However, liquid hydrogen vehicles present some strong dangers. Although sealed hydrogen is relatively safe, exposed hydrogen has some factors which can make it less so. First of all, hydrogen can catch fire really easily as it only requires 1/10th of the energy to combust compared to gas. Hydrogen flames are also nearly invisible and can displace oxygen in human lungs, making it a very silent killer. This is Why Liquid Hydrogen in Vehicles Can Be Very Dangerous.

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