How is hydrogen stored and transported?
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Hereof, how do you transport hydrogen?
Hydrogen is most commonly transported anddelivered as a liquid when high-volume transport is neededin the absence of pipelines. To liquefy hydrogen it must becooled to cryogenic temperatures through a liquefaction process.Trucks transporting liquid hydrogen are referred toas liquid tankers.
Additionally, is it safe to carry hydrogen on a vehicle? The short answer is that hydrogen behavesdifferently from gasoline. But generally it is about as safeas the gasoline we now put in most vehicles' fuel tanks. Soin most cases, hydrogen doesn't present as great a fire orexplosive danger.
In this regard, can hydrogen be stored?
Hydrogen can be stored in three ways: As acompressed gas in high-pressure tanks. As a liquid in dewars ortanks (stored at -253°C). As a solid by either absorbingor reacting with metals or chemical compounds or storing inan alternative chemical form.
Why is it difficult to transport hydrogen?
Hydrogen is difficult to store because hasvery low volumetric energy density. It is the simplest and lightestelement--it's lighter than helium. Hydrogen is 3.2 timesless energy dense than natural gas and 2700 times less energy densethan gasoline. Hydrogen can be compressed, liquefied, orchemically combined.