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A report has been released detailing a third party investigation into the anomalous heat produced from reactions inside the E-Cat HT (High Temperature) machine.
High resolution thermal imaging cameras were used to record the heat of the reaction tube of the E-Cat, with the data recorded on a second by second basis; and the electrical power input was measured using a large bandwidth three-phase power analyzer.
Data was collected from two separate experiments, one using the E-Cat HT, and the other using the E-Cat HT2, a technologically improved version of the E-Cat HT.
Both tests used the exact same methodology, and both produced excess heat from an unknown reaction within the tube, and in quantities above anything produced by conventional sources.
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The website ECAT stated that, the first test, in December, lasted for 116 hours before being shut down , producing 160 kWh of energy and consuming just 35 kWh; producing an energy density of 7 • 103 W/kg and a thermal energy density of about 6.8 • 105 Wh/kg.
The second test, in March, lasted 96 hours and produced around 62kWh of energy, whilst consuming 33kWh. This gave the machine a power density of roughly 5.3 • 105W/kg, and a thermal energy density of 6.1 • 107Wh/kg.
Even taking the most conservative energy production figures recorded, the reaction still functioned at a higher magnitude than any other conventional sources.
The next experiment will begin this summer and will last for around six months as a long term test for the E-Cat HT2.
By. Charles Kennedy of Oilprice.com
Charles is a writer for Oilprice.com