The LSM ink is made using our quality LSM powder to provide an excellent cathode ink. It can be used to fabricate your own cells, and can be used to enhance contact of your solid oxide fuel cell to the test manifold.
Typical Use Guidelines
This is a great ink for making electrical connections for electrochemical testing of fuel cells, ceramic substrates, electrochemical materials, and metals.
Stirring the ink before use is highly recommended. For best results, the ink should be stirred with a spatula or a sonic wand to achieve an even consistency prior to use.
This ink is typically fired at 1100 or 1150°C for 1 hour to ensure adhesion prior to testing at the desired test temperature.
This ink can be used for screen printing for generating electrical connections for wire attachments.
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Tips for Making Electrical Connections
Ensuring a solid connection between your electrodes and current collector is critical for obtaining good test results. Leveraging our experience in electrochemical testing, testing we have we offer the following suggestions for obtaining optimum results with our silver paste product.
Annealing conditions: 1°C per minute to 800°C, hold for 1 hr, cool to room temp.