Mikolajczak Takes VP Manufacturing Engineering Role at QuantumScape-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Celina Mikolajczak, formerly of Tesla, Uber, and Panasonic, is joining QuantumScape Corporation as Vice President of Manufacturing Engineering. In this role, Mikolajczak will lead the transition of the company’s tools and manufacturing processes from research and development to production. more..
New Joint Industry Program Investigates Battery Degradation For the Grid -BATTERY POWER ONLINE | Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Tex., has launched a new Joint Industry Program (JIP) to investigate energy storage systems for the grid. JIP efforts will include developing new test cycles for batteries employed in grid applications, estimating the life span of batteries and their potential for failure, and reducing likelihood of… more..
Unifrax Plans Silicon Fiber Anode Material Manufacturing in Indiana-BATTERY POWER ONLINE | Unifrax, a Buffalo, New York-headquartered global manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, announced plans today to build its first large-scale SiFAB (silicon fiber anode material) manufacturing line at its north central Indiana facility that could add up to 74 new jobs by the end of 2023. more..
Delta-Q Launches New Line of Battery Charging Solutions-BATTERY POWER ONLINE | Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q), a leader in battery charging solutions for electric vehicles and industrial equipment, introduced a new line of battery charging solutions with the launch of the XV3300 this month. Production for the XV3300 will begin in the first half of 2022. more..
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.