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Table 3 Properties of carbon black sources

From: Platinum-Based Catalysts on Various Carbon Supports and Conducting Polymers for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Applications: a Review

Types of carbon black Supplier Surface area Method of production Particle size References
Vulcan XC-72 Cabot ~ 250 Furnace Black 20–50 nm [198]
Denka Black Denka ~ 65 Acetylene Black 40 nm [199]
Ketjen EC-600 JD Akzo Nobel ~ 1300 Furnace Black 30 nm [200]
Black Pearl 2000 Cabot ~ 1500 Furnace Black 15 nm [201]
Ketjen EC-300 J Akzo Nobel ~ 800 Furnace Black 30 nm [202]
Shawinigan Black Chevron ~ 80 Acetylene Black 40–50 nm [199]
Conductex 975 Ultra Columbian ~ 250 Furnace Black 24 nm [201]
3250/3750/3950 Mitsubishi 240/800/1500 28 nm/28 nm/16 nm [202]