Cleaner Manganese to Improve the Safety and Performance of Li-Ion Batteries

Norman Chow, President
Kemetco Research, Inc.

The technology for lithium ion (Li-Ion) batteries has been available since the 1970s but there hasn’t really been a true manifestation in the marketplace until about the last 10 years.  Battery makers have struggled with maintaining a significant charge, ensuring consumer safety and reducing production costs to commercially acceptable levels. But all that is about to change. Read more about Cleaner Manganese to Improve the Safety and Performance of Li-Ion Batteries

Battery Evolution: Ensuring Batteries Meet the Safety Concerns Of a Changing World

Rich Byczek, Technical Lead for Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage, Intertek

People depend on batteries for a number of reasons. Pacemakers and defibrillators, for instance, work inside the body to keep the heart pumping. Mobile handset batteries power communication, facilitating a global marketplace and a fast-paced economy. Read more about Battery Evolution: Ensuring Batteries Meet the Safety Concerns Of a Changing World