TechConnect Innovation Program

Intellipigment(TM) Hydrogen Leak Detection

HySense Technology LLC, FL, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

The 2014 R&D100 Award winner and patented go-to-market Intellipigment(TM) Hydrogen Leak Detection product is a tape that when exposed to hydrogen, undergoes a fast permanent color-change from beige to black which identifies the specific leak location. The tape is applied to pipes, flanges, and fittings where possible leaks may occur.

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Ready to Market

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 9

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: In a power plant, it takes a complete day to locate hydrogen leaks costing them ~1 Million dollars per day. By utilizing Intellipigment(TM) Hydrogen Leak Detection Tape the cost of one day leak detection activity will be eliminated.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 22T

Website: www.hysensetechnology.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Personal Savings

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners