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Graphite Cost

  1. Oct 19, 2005 #1
    How much are graphite plates? I need them to build my fuel cell.
     
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  3. Oct 19, 2005 #2

    mrjeffy321

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    The price would of course depend on the size, thickness, [quality], and where you buy the plates.
    As a substitute, when I build my fuel cell a little while back, I used "graphite foil" instead of graphite plates. What that is, is very thin graphite sheets that are pressed together under a lot of pressure to make a soft piece of graphite.
    I dont remember if there was a price advantage to this, but it made working with it easier since I didnt have access to the tools I would have needed to machine the solid graphite plates, I instead used the much solfter "graphite foil", which I could peal away layers and work with easier.
     
  4. Oct 20, 2005 #3
    Cool. Where do I get this stuff?
     
  5. Oct 20, 2005 #4

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  6. Oct 22, 2005 #5
    Thanks a lot.
     
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