wasserstoff-brennstoff hydrogen fuel cells saueressig
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Fuel cell solutions: Partner in the production of fuel cell components.

Turning ideas into powerful technologies.

Discover our fuel cell solutions.

SAUERESSIG is a reliable and innovative full-service provider of calendaring, embossing and rotary processing systems in standard and custom designs. With our sustainable expert knowledge, we support manufacturers of fuel cell components in the realization of forward-looking, marketable energy solutions. Together with Terrella Energy Systems, a supplier of primarily stack ready bipolar plates in small quantities (prototype development), we leverage our inventive spirit and our technological expertise to accelerate the series production of fuel cell stacks.

Our fuel cell solutions include design and engineering services for high volume production equipment for fuel cell components and stacks – from the development and optimization of the manufacturing processes for metal and graphite bipolar plates, the catalyst coated membrane and the gas diffusion layer, over the production of rotary forming and cutting tools, to engineering and building prototyping, pilot and series production lines for components and stack assembly.

We offer comprehensive process expertise and support our customers from the initial idea to the customized solution.


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Fuel cell development

We are experienced in developing and optimizing the manufacturing processes for fuel cell components, including graphite and metal bipolar plates, the catalyst coated membrane and the gas diffusion layer.

Rotary embossing & cutting cylinders

We offer specialized know-how for the design and manufacture of rotary forming and cutting tools used to manufacture components within the fuel cell stack.

Purpose built assembly & production lines

We are specialists in the design and manufacture of prototyping, pilot and production lines for components as well as for the series production of fuel cell stacks. For bipolar plates, we offer comprehensive process expertise – including embossing, resin impregnation, curing, bonding and sealing.

Bipolarplatten bipolar plates
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Bipolar plates

For the rotary forming process, SAUERESSIG is your reliable equipment supplier – from embossing rollers to complete machinery equipment. Manufacturers of fuel cell components benefit from our decades of competence in the production of embossing cylinders and are supported by our experienced team.

Catalyst coated membrane

The catalyst coated membrane represents the heart of the fuel cell. Our profound experience in handling web materials allow us to develop and manufacture calender systems for the precise and accurate processing of the catalyst membrane.

Bipolarplatten Hersteller // Bipolar plates for hydrogen fuel cells
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Bipolarplatten Saueressig hydrogen fuel cells
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Gas diffusion layer

As a manufacturer of high-quality printing, cutting and transfer cylinders, SAUERESSIG offers a comprehensive portfolio for refining the gas diffusion layer. Whether applying an adhesive or cutting in a defined shape - our experts are at your side as a competent partner.

Automated in-line assembly

Automation of the processes is the decisive basis for achieving an economic series production of fuel cell stacks. We support you in bringing the fuel cell to the mass market.

Our integrated service solutions

• Individual consulting throughout the entire production process
• Research & development
• Competence center for in-depth testing of material properties and products
• Production equipment according to individual customer specifications
• Installation & commissioning
• After sales services

Discover your possiblites with us!

Frank Bogenstahl Director Technical Sales Hydrogen HYDROGEN FUEL CELLS +49 2564 12516

Ning Chen Sr. Director Business Development, AMER/APAC HYDROGEN FUEL CELLS +1 949-910-6505

Brandon Babe Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Head ENERGY +1 267.473.5750