UAV power supply systems
UAV power supply systems
A next-generation power supply system DRON1000 based on our own hydrogen-air fuel cells designed for UAV is an alternative to Li-Ion batteries, with a game-changing ability to store up to 10 times more energy at comparable weight and dimensions, drastically increasing flight time up to 4 and the scope of operations available for a UAV. This allows efficiently completing multiple tasks from video surveillance to delivery of payload.
These systems utilize state-of-the-art design solutions and materials ensuring the maximum possible specific energy density for the specified capacity.
Basic competitive advantages in comparison with classical solutions: noiselessness, absence of vibrations, operating and starting temperatures up to -40 ℃, long service life, ecological compatibility, and high energy density of hydrogen-air fuel cells.
Specification of typical Hydrogen Power Supply System DRON1000
|Type of Fuel Cell||PEM|
|Rated Power, kW||1,0|
|Peak Power, kW, no less||4.0|
|Performance||40.0V @ 25A|
|Reactants||Hydrogen and Airborne Oxygen|
|Operating Temperature, ℃||from -40 to +40|
|Max. Stack Temperature, ℃||+60|
|Hydrogen pressure, Bar||0,5-0,6|
|Cooling||Air (integrated cooling fan)|
|Full Weight of System, kg||~ 8,5|
|System Startup Time, sec||1.0|
|Service Pressure of Cylinder, Bar||300|
|Flow rate, L/min||13.0|
|System Service Life, hours||Not less 1000|
|Basic equipment||Fuel cell stack and fans, battery, control and managing system, fuel system, hydrogen cylinder (10L), set of documents and certificates|
|Flight Duration, hours||Not less 3|
The fuel system applies high-strength light cylinders and reducers to ensure maximum stock of compressed hydrogen onboard. It is allowed to use cylinders of various volumes (from 0.5 to 25 l) with reducers ensuring the required hydrogen flow rate.
AT Energy has signed an agreement on strategic cooperation in the field of hydrogen supplies for UAVs and other hydrogen-fuel cell vehicles with Linde Gas, the world's largest producer of technical gases. Thanks to the strategic partnership with Linde Gas, it has become possible to supply hydrogen to customers all over the world, which makes the operation of AT Energy products most convenient and safe.
Note. Typical parameters are obtained by experimental and calculation methods, and can be adjusted according to customer requirements. Please contact AT Energy for further details.
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