Aluminum metal reacts vigorously with water to create hydrogen gas, but in nature quickly forms a layer of water-resistant aluminum hydroxide that stops the reaction dead.
Hydropore’s technology creates a sponge-like nanoporous structure within aluminum giving it a vast internal surface area. This makes the aluminum hydroxide blocking layer irrelevant and allows nearly all the aluminum to react with water – producing lots of hydrogen gas.
Hydropore’s novel, energy-dense, fuel pellets can be used with water and fuel cells to power drones, vehicles and generators.
Hydropore’s single-use pellets are air stable and safe to transport. Used fuel is collected and recycled.