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  • Eaton Launches UPS With Intelligent Cybersecurity - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Eaton has launched the Ferrups FXTM uninterruptible power supply, which brings intelligent capabilities and cybersecurity to industrial applications ranging from manufacturing facilities to agricultural plants to global military installations. The Ferrups FXTM UPS is designed for harsh power environments in industries where downtime can have a significant impact on safety, production… more..
  • Marine Battery Production Making Gains Through Automation  - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Siemens has built a factory in Norway to automate the production of marine batteries being used to power an all-electric ferry.  more..
  • DC Power Maintenance Strategies for Reliability  - BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | According to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), 98% of all power outages last less than 10 seconds. Yet, if the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) batteries fail during those 10 seconds, consequences can be significant. more..
  • A Machine Learning Model For Optimizing Vanadium Flow Battery Systems - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Chinese researchers have published a machine learning (ML) methodology to optimize and predict the efficiencies and costs of vanadium flow battery (VFB) systems with extreme accuracy. more..
  • Argonne Team Presents Lithium Rich Cathode With No Oxygen Redox - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory presented a model, lithium-rich cathode system having no oxygen redox this summer in a June issue of the Journal of Power Sources. more..
  • Inventus Power Announces Li-Ion Battery Platform - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Inventus Power announced a platform of high-performance, Li-ion batteries for emerging motive and stationary applications at the end of August. The PROformance series includes two product families; U1LiFePRO batteries which are scalable from 12V to 48V and up to 5kWh and PROTRXion batteries which are scalable from 24V to 48V and… more..
  • DOE, Oak Ridge Open Fellowship Program - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Innovation Crossroads, an early stage entrepreneurial fellowship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has opened the application period for the fifth cohort of its entrepreneurial research and development program. The application period closes October 31. more..
  • Virtual Peaker, Fermata Energy Announce Integration - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Today, Virtual Peaker and Fermata Energy announced a partnership to integrate Fermata Energy’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology with Virtual Peaker’s cloud-based residential energy demand response platform used by utilities across the country. more..

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Self-monitored, safe and smart batteries

November 16, 2020

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Bratislava

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Bratislavsky kraj

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Slovakia

Outsmarting thermal runaway through predictive maintenance is within everybody’s benefit Just like gold, the battery industry has been around for a long time now, and the users are naturally questioning, “can there be a new, or better element fully replacing them?”, and just like for gold, for batteries as well we can answer with a question “is what we have now so bad, or did we never use them properly?”. To get relief from this agonizing question, let’s have a look into the battery industry as such. What are some of the general trends within “the batteries’’? why are people so afraid

Prince International Appoints D. Michael Wilson as Chief Executive Officer

November 12, 2020

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Houston

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Texas

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United States

Prince International Appoints D. Michael Wilson as Chief Executive Officer NEWS PROVIDED BY Prince International Corporation  Prince International Corporation ("Prince") today announced the appointment of D. Michael Wilson as its Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.  Mr. Wilson will also serve as a director of Prince's parent entity ASP Prince Holdings, LLC. He replaces B. Christopher DiSantis, a Managing Director of American Securities LLC, who has been serving as interim CEO.  Prince is majority owned by affiliates of American Securities, a leading U. S private equity firm. "After a thorough search, we are pleased to welcome Michael as the next CEO

JH Technologies Ships First UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizers

November 3, 2020

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Fremont

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California

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United States

JH Technologies, leading optical and digital imaging, metallography, sample preparation and metrology solutions provider, announces that it recently shipped the first units of the company’s new Optic-Clean UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizer. Until now, microscope eyepieces have typically been disinfected with a 70% alcohol solution using saturated wipes or liquid spray. JH Technologies’ new Optic-Clean™ UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizer uses Ultraviolet (UV) light technology. UV is a scientifically documented method of disrupting viruses, bacteria, and microorganisms to prevent transmission and spread. Optic-Clean sanitizes each microscope eyepiece in about 60 seconds. It is also chemical-free and environmentally sound, helping users reduce their

TRB develops ground-breaking solution for high volume manufacture of composite components

October 26, 2020

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huntingdon

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Cambridgeshire

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United Kingdom

TRB develops ground-breaking solution for high volume manufacture of composite components TRB Lightweight Structures (TRB) has created a new production process to deliver continuous-fibre thermoset composite parts at high volume. By combining innovations in materials science with robotic manufacturing, TRB is making advanced composites competitive for automotive and aviation markets. This automated manufacturing process is already being used to supply a global Tier 1 powertrain manufacturer with critical battery components destined for electric buses. Lightweight composites are a key element for the development of electric vehicles, and TRB’s mission is to support the world's successful transition to sustainable transportation. The

UNIPOWER Invests in the Future: Announces Faster Delivery Times of AC/DC Power Solutions

October 20, 2020

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Coral Springs

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FL

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United States

UNIPOWER LLC, a world-leading supplier of industrial AC and DC power systems, announces a new corporate initiative to invest in resources that are decreasing lead times and providing an easier order process for its highly reliable AC/DC power solutions. Known industry-wide for its product quality and longevity, this new program is designed to assist customers with time-critical delivery needs. “We have recently invested in state-of-the-art testing equipment and process improvements to upgrade our manufacturing so that we can deliver our products more quickly to our customers – in as little as two weeks for many products and configurations,” said John

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Vacuum Technology for Li-ion Batteries

Vacuum Technology for Li-ion Batteries
Pfeiffer Vacuum offers solutions for Li-ion battery production including drying, filling under vacuum and leak testing. For drying processes under vacuum or pre-evacuation prior to electrolyte filling there are dry and oil-sealed standard and ATEX pumps. Leak testing systems with air and tracer gases for components like cell covers, modules, packs and coolant circuits ensure battery performance.

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