Panasonic's Plans For Pack Size, Sustainability, Gigafactory Update
Celina Mikolajczak, VP of Engineering and Battery Technology at Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA), updated the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference attendees yesterday on the Gigafactory located outside Reno, Nevada—a shared space between PENA and Tesla.
GM CEO Barra Outlines All-Electric Future with AI On Board at CES
GM CEO Mary Barra outlined plans for the company to go "all electric" in its vehicle lineup at the CES event held virtually this week.
Group14 Nets $17M For Energy Dense Batteries, Domestic Lithium Ion Supply Chain
Group14 Technologies, a global provider of silicon-carbon composite materials for lithium-ion markets, today announced it has secured $17 million in Series B funding. Group14 will leverage this operating capital to scale production to meet the increasing demand for its flagship product SCC55.
The Measure of Measurement: Identifying Sensor Needs, Solutions
At NDC Technologies, advances in battery technologies are driven by the customer's needs explains Gareth Joseph, Global Business Director, Lithium Ion Battery Technology Solutions. Recently, Craig Wohlers, Executive Director of Conferences at Cambridge EnerTech, spoke with Joseph about NDC's market observations and new products.
||Compact, Multi-Purpose Coin Cell Power Packs from Keystone Electronics
These power packs are manufactured to increase durability, safety and reliability while securing 2032 coin cells. Ideal for single 2032 coin cell (3Volt) or dual 2032 cell (6Volt) applications. Features include:
- Built-in on/off toggle switch for switchable power to extend battery life
- Built-in snap-on retaining cover for additional safety and security
- Polarized contacts manufactured from Phosphor Bronze with Nickel Plating
- 6" wire leads for versatile installations
Available from stock through Keystone's global distribution network. Keystone is a major manufacturer of SMT and THM battery hardware supplying battery and coin cell holders, clips, straps and retainers in a broad range of sizes and styles, as well as an extensive array of electronic components and hardware. Application engineering services are also provided to meet special product modifications or custom designs. View our extensive product line in our Product Design Guide M70 or website www.keyelco.com.
AMADA WELD TECH Announces CD-A1000A Capacitive Discharge Welder
AMADA WELD TECH, INC., a leading manufacturer of welding, marking, cutting, sealing, and bonding technology, announces the release of the CD-A1000A, a 1000 watt-second advanced capacitive discharge welder, ideal for battery tab welding, honeycomb tacking, and welding of conductive terminals. This next generation CD welder is the latest in a long line of CD welders manufactured by AMADA WELD TECH.
IP65 RATED HELiION FEN SERIES EXPANDS OUTDOOR STORAGE OPTIONS
MPINarada announces the new IP65 outdoor-rated, UL 1973 certified HELiION FEN Series 48V Lithium LFP battery system. With innovation and advancements in online technology moving faster than ever, the demand for bandwidth increases exponentially, giving rise to the increased need for secure battery backup solutions. The Narada IP65 rated HELiION FEN Series batteries are secure, quality batteries that can be used outside an existing structure, or on a pole, and provide multiple benefits anywhere outdoor power is needed.
Lithium Werks Achieves IATF 16949 and Renews ISO 9001
Lithium Werks is pleased to announce that it has renewed its long-standing ISO 9001 certification, now valid through late 2023, and upgraded the prior TS 16949:2009 Automotive Quality Certification to the new IATF 16949:2016 certification, registered with BSI (British Standards Institute), for the Changzhou Electrode Coating and Cell Assembly plants..
NEW TECHNICAL PAPER FROM MPINARADA PROVIDES INSIDE LOOK TO BATTERY DESIGN
MPINarada has recently released a technical paper highlighting the top design factors that come together to create the most reliable and cost-effective VRLA battery solution. Focusing on the HRXL Series data center battery, MPINarda has utilized data driven insight and science to demonstrate how the perfect mix of technology can best address performance and cost factors in critical battery storage needs. Highlighted in the paper are the four key elements that deliver a long-life, high-performance, reliable battery: the UX16 alloy, a patented three-part catalyst vent, an advanced reformulated separator, and the NXP5 negative expander.