NASA Places Initial Order For KULR’s Battery Testing Devices-October 16, 2018 | BATTERY POWER BRIEF | KULR today announced that NASA has placed an initial order for the Internal Short Circuit trigger battery cells, which can replicate lithium-ion battery cell failures in battery pack designs. The ISC is licensed, manufactured and distributed by KULR under an exclusive agreement with the DOE’s National Renewable more..
EC Warns Of Lithium Danger, Calls For Alternative Battery Technologies-October 11, 2018 | BATTERY POWER BRIEF | The European Commission report Towards the Battery of the Future says innovation in battery technology is imperative, and while hailing lithium as today’s battery of choice, delivers stark warnings about the chemistry. It is particularly scathing about the issue of the end-of-life for lithium batteries.
Phoenix Contact UPS Gives Real-Time Battery Health Feedback-October 10, 2018 | BATTERY POWER PRODUCT | Phoenix Contact’s new QUINT DC UPS is the first industrial UPS platform to provide real-time information about a battery’s health over standard industrial networking protocols, such as EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, EtherCAT, and USB. With this data, the user knows the state of the UPS system before there is more..
Omnicharge Launches Crowdsourced Power Bank-September 28, 2018 | BATTERY POWER PRODUCTS | Omnicharge has launched its newest offering via Indiegogo, the Omni Ultimate: a portable power bank that is powerful enough to charge virtually any device. Following its successful 2016 crowdfunding campaign, raising over $3.6 million and shipping products to over 25,000 backers, Omnicharge is back with the most more..
Riello UPS Introduces the Sentinel RT Single Phase UPS For Critical Applications-September 27, 2018 | BATTERY POWER PRODUCT | Riello UPS announced the Sentinel RT UPS line this month, a new family of single-phase UPS with true online, double conversion technology for maximum power protection and power quality with a clean sine wave output. Rated for 115/120/127 VAC, these 60-Hz models feature capacities of 1KVA, 1.5KVA, more..
eBook - The Ins & Outs of Shipping Batteries
Lithium batteries are an integral part of everyday life; powering
cell phones to electric vehicles. Despite their popularity, lithium
batteries are considered dangerous goods and must comply with
ever-changing shipping regulations. How can standalone cells
ship versus battery packs or batteries integrated into a product?
If shipping by air, what is the acceptable state-of-charge (SOC)
for a cells and batteries? Labelmaster provides onsite audits,
similar to a DOT inspection, to educate and enable manufacturers,
covering everything from paperwork and shipping labels. They
can also assist retailers in avoiding product delays and recall
concerns. SGS explores the intricacies of shipping batteries
internationally and how to avoid costly delays with regulations
effective August 2017 for shipments to India. Ignorance isn’t
bliss when it comes to complying with changing regulations for
shipping batteries. Education, training and audits are all tools
available to help companies navigate regulations and avoid
penalties, delay of product, or loss of consumer confidence.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global battery market for consumer products market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the new sales of batteries for consumer goods (smartphones, laptop, power banks, tablets, smart wearables) market and do not include the aftermarket.