885 Fuel Cell Potentiostat

SKU: FCP885 Category:

Scribner Associates extends its groundbreaking line of tabletop fuel cell testing equipment with the 885 Fuel Cell Potentiostat. The 885 bolts directly to Scribner’s 850e Multi-Range Fuel Cell Test Systems or 890 / 890C / 890ZV Fuel Cell Test Loads (different form-factors), offering an easy, efficient testing platform that delivers. Streamline your testing while delivering real results with Scribner Associates’ fuel cell test systems.

Figure 1: PEM fuel cell hydrogen crossover acquired by linear sweep voltammetry using Scribner’s 885 Fuel Cell Potentiostat (red) and a commercial potentiostat (black). The small dip in current near 0.4 VRE is a feature of the fuel cell. Test conditions given in figure.

Figure 2: PEM fuel cell cyclic voltammetry data using Scribner’s 885 Fuel Cell Potentiostat (red) and a commercial potentiostat (black). Cyclic voltammetry is used for in-situ electrochemical active surface area characterization of PEM fuel cell electrodes. Conditions given in figure.


  • Integrated potentiostat for 840 /850 / 855, Series Fuel Cell Test Systems / 890 Series Fuel Cell Test Loads
  • 3 current ranges for maximum flexibility and current accuracy (20 mA, 200 mA, 2 A)
  • ZView® included for EIS data analysis
  • Sweep function for CV and LSV measurements
  • Automated switching between load and potentiostat operation
  • Combine with the 850 Auto Multigas Unit for automated switching between normal fuel cell operation and diagnostic mode (CV/LSV
  • Perform automated experiments within FuelCell®
  • No need to swap cell leads to use potentiostat functions
  • Voltammetry for in-situ fuel crossover & electrochemical surface area measurement
  • Potentiostatic mode for electrode and catalyst support durability test
  • Fine current resolution for high accuracy Tafel experiments
  • Quick & easy Installation
  • Data analysis with FCView®and CViewTM
  • Optional FRA for EIS measurements (1mHz to 40 kHz)