Characterization of high temperature polymer blends for specific applications: fuel cells and aerospace applications

L.A. Utracki,     formerly of the National Research Council, Canada


This chapter examines the use of high temperature polymers as membranes, fuel cells and solar cells. Also, it considers the application of such materials for aerospace developments. The methods for characterization and testing of specific high temperature polymer blends for each of these applications are reviewed.

Key words

fuel cells

solar cells



miscible blends

high temperature polymer blends

3.1 Introduction

High temperature polymer blends (HTPBs) are typically used at T ≥ 140 °C and maintain at least 25% of their ...

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