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Until now Sleipner have fulfilled two races in Shell Eco-Marathon 2013. The weather was very rainy both Wednesday and Thursday. Yesterday Sleipner did 113.96 km/kWh (48 nl hydrogen gas) and today Sleipner did 130.54 km/kWh (42 nl hydrogen gas) in … Läs mer
Last week Peter Georén was interview by one of the guys from Sleipner team working on the fuel cell. Unfortunately it’s in Swedish. We hope you at least enjoy the great moving photos of our projects.
Following our first valid trial we all were incredibly satisfied, but the excessive lap made us hunger for more. We all knew we had a much better result within our grasp. The prototype class trials were not scheduled to begin … Läs mer
Following an exhaustive night of preparations, Sleipner was at last ready to test drive this moorning at Ahoy, Rotterdam. The necessary techinal modifications had been made in order to stabilize the upper part of the vehicle body and adjust our … Läs mer
We all started out early in the morning to go to the paddock at Ahoy, to continue the work on the fuel cell so as to continue the preparations for the technical- and security inspections. Having done the last modifications … Läs mer
Following an ardous 20 hour bus journey from Stockholm, we finally arrived at the Ahoy in Rotterdam. Main priority upon arrival was to make final changes to the Sleipner vehicle, in preparation for the technical inspection. The technical inspection consists … Läs mer
Over the past month we have continuously worked with SPRIOS to get all the parts ready for test driving. So far we have still some parts that are not ready to be mounted into the car but are working hard … Läs mer
Starting from Saturday (28/4), the Sleipner team has been working on putting together parts from the different group in order to have drivable vehicle for the purpose of conducting a test drive. After some late hours spent in the workshop, … Läs mer
The work with the catalytic converter continues. So far calcination and impregnation have been executed. Calcination involves heating the sample in the oven to achieve a stable geometrical structure. After this one can impregnate; applying the active catalytic material to … Läs mer
To be able to start working with our catalyst we need to know the temperature of the exhaust gases. This is simply done by running the engine under normal conditions and using a thermocouple. The exhaust gas temperature is needed … Läs mer