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Hydrogen cell comes to area

Friday, October 17, 2008

Judy Flemming is holding the hydrogen cell, it is no larger than a coffee can and can increase gas mileage from 10 to 40 percent. The hydrogen cell can be purchased and installed at the Service Station in Hardy. Photo/Amanda Powers
It may look like a simple canister but it can keep money in your pocket and pollution out of the air.

Roger Seratt, owner of Fairdealing Hydrogen Cell Company, has developed a new hydrogen cell that he guarantees will increase fuel mileage up to 40 percent. "If you don't see an increase of 10 to 40 percent in your gas mileage we will refund 100 percent of what you paid for the item," Seratt pledges.

Seratt has a long list of credentials in the fuel industry, starting 33 years ago. In 1975, he was involved in the design, construction and operation of three pilot biodiesel oil refineries and two A.T.F licensed alcohol fuel distilleries in Arkansas.

Since his beginning in the fuel industry Seratt has worked as an instructor, lecturer and seminar speaker at biofuel functions for colleges, work shops and private government sponsored events across the United States and Canada. Serrat was also involved in the design, manufacture and sale of America's first duel fuel, straight alcohol/gasoline automotive conversion system.

Among many other accomplishments, Seratt can now add the "See-Through" hydrogen fuel cell. This small canister-like cell is the technology that allows a water-burning hybrid. The hydrogen cell kit simply hooks up to any vehicle without any modification required.

Seratt tested his product on several vehicles including his own and is now beginning to sell and market it. The Service Station on Main Street in Hardy is the first location to sell and install Seratt's invention. Rocky McCollum, owner of the Service Station, had a hydrogen cell installed on his vehicle.

The unit only requires 12 volts of DC power, which is less than the heater in an average vehicle uses. The power is only drawn from the battery when the vehicle's ignition switch is on. The cell is filled with a mixture of baking soda and water that lasts between two and four tanks of gas depending on the size of the vehicle.

The gas produced from the hydrogen, oxygen mixture is drawn into the vehicle intake system as it is produced and is burned by the engine with the gasoline. The hydrogen gas causes the vehicle to burn the gasoline it uses more efficiently and replaces part of the gasoline needed to power the vehicle.

The end result of the system is a quieter, smoother running car, reduced emissions and huge savings. "The hydrogen unit does not take away from the car's power or torque, it actually adds to it," Seratt said.

The unit can be purchased directly from Fairdealing Hydrogen Cell Company with instructions for self-instalation or from the Service Station in Hardy. The Service Station installs the units for $400 with a one year guarantee on the entire unit.

"If there are any companies, especially municipalities, with several cars, we will install one hydrogen cell for free," Seratt said. "If they see the difference they can purchase additional units for other vehicles."

"We are still working on the hydrogen cell unit for diesel powered vehicles, but it is underway," Seratt said.

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This device is most definately NOT a fuel cell or hydrogen cell. It's what most people call an "HHO generator." A fuel cell uses hydrogen and water to create electricity. This device uses electricity from the car's battery to split water into hydrogen and oxygen, and then burns the molecules with the gasoline from the car's tank. The car does not run on water and it does not make your car a hybrid. Many people think HHO generators are great, but as many say it's a scam.

-- Posted by Liz250 on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 11:36 AM

Hydrogen boosting is a fraud.

This article is a good example:


This company invested heavily in a boosting system from the US, after testing they determined that it was fraud, now they're recalling all the devices they installed.

i got an email from the owner, this is killing his company.

Or have them look a this excellent web site from New Zealand: http://www.aardvark.co.nz/hho.shtml

They have resources for journalists, it's a good read...

Or this article from consumer affairs: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/20...

The senior automotive editor at Popular Mechanics just released the results of their tests, and it doesn't increase mileage at all. http://www.popularmechanics.com/automoti...

These devices violate the laws of thermodynamics and the simple test of common sense.

If they worked, then some major automobile company, Ford, GM, BMW, Volvo would be putting them on next year's model. Imagine what this would do for Fedex or Boeing. Heck some military somewhere would be using them in their tanks and trucks.

The excuse is usually that these companies are ALL in bed with the oil companies.

Hydrogen Boosting is in the same league with "miracle" herbal cancer cures or the "lose 20 pounds in a week" weight loss medications that are on late night television. They make absurd claims, have no scientific backing and claim that everyone who is against them is part of some "vast conspiracy".

Your readers deserve better.

jim jones md, phd

-- Posted by senojjones on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 2:25 PM

The consumer affairs link above is bad, this one should work.


This is an excellent article on the anatomy of this scam.

There a ton of money being made on these things, there is an article in a San Jose newspaper on a family that was making them in their garage. They sold for $1200 a pop, and they had sold a thousand of them, that's over a million dollars!

And finally a news article out of New Zealand, the reporter tested one on his own car, found no improvement, but most importantly, the thing exploded, could have destroyed the car.

There's no debate that hydrogen/oxygen will burn/explode, there's just no reliable data that it can be "retro-fitted" to your car to improve mileage.

Seriously why isn't GM using this technology. It's not patented, and IF IT WORKED, they could completely dominate the market. And GM, Ford, Volvo, Toyota, BMW are about as desperate as you can get right now, the gas crisis is killing them.

Get the guarentee in writing, and make sure it includes the cost of installation, removal and any repairs to your car.

-- Posted by senojjones on Sat, Oct 18, 2008, at 7:46 AM

These type of people said the same things about Fulton's steam ship. Before that the world was flat. Spend one hour researching what the U.S. government, the Department of Energy. NASA and the 9 new car manufacturers are doing. Try searching

Dan Dingle and Stanley Meyers achievements and hundreds of other recent accomplishments if you want facts from others actually doing this rather than opinions from people who never have and never will even try.

-- Posted by Robert Fulton on Fri, Jun 12, 2009, at 4:09 PM

Good Job, keep up the good reporting!

I went and checked out this companies web site www.hydrogenfuelco.com. They appear to be working hand in hand with the US Government in an effort to bring Hydrogen Technology to the public.

Off of a re-direct that I was given under their website is a link straight to the US Department of Energy stating how they are supporting and directing the Hydrogen energy movement. The website included over two dozen Hydrogen Powered cars and two video's that in my opinion, should be seen by everyone. I found it on the "Hydrogen Car History" tab on the main menu to the side. Did you know the IRS will even PAY YOU just to have one of these systems on your car! This information is also on their website!

I learned more in one hour on their website about Hydrogen than I could ever have imagined. If anyone fails to see Hydrogen as anything other than the direction this entire country is going then they need to crawl out of the rock they are living under and file their complaints with Uncle Sam who is leading this movement.

I for one, am happy to see innovative companies such as this one stepping out into uncharted territories to make a difference for my childrens future.

-- Posted by Edison on Wed, Jun 17, 2009, at 9:52 PM

The U.S. Department of Energy has entered a Hydrogen Fuel Initative that has allocated $50 BILLION to hydrogen fuel development over the next few years. The IRS already has forms to fill out to get the cost of installation of these units back AND get back excise tax paid on gas pump fuel bought and used in this Alternative Fuel Mixture. All this information is available from the IRS, the DOE and at www.hydrogenfuelco.com who this news story is about. Perhaps your readers are interested in what this Federal government initative supporting people such as featured in this wonderful news story. GOOD JOB!

-- Posted by Robert Fulton on Thu, Jun 25, 2009, at 9:57 PM

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