Month: October 2020

HORIBA MIRA Shakes Up EV Battery Development with UK’s First Large Battery ‘Shaker’ with Electrical and Thermal Cycling

Responding to soaring demand from the UK automotive industry for advanced battery safety testing, HORIBA MIRA has invested £1.5m in a new Large Climatic Vibration Laboratory and Battery Abuse Facility. Set to open in October, the new Large Climatic Vibration Laboratory is the UK’s first battery vibration test facility – or ‘shaker’ as it’s known…
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28th October 2020 0

Lincad launches LIPS 16 battery

Lincad, UK designer and manufacturer of bespoke batteries and charging systems, is pleased to announce the launch of its LIPS 16 (lithium-ion power system) battery.   The LIPS 16 represents the latest in lithium-ion battery technology and design and is suited for use in the most demanding environments, with a fully metallic enclosure (sealed to…
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26th October 2020 0

Joe Govier of Connect 2 Cleanrooms Ranked Among UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders

Joe Govier, CEO and Founder of Connect 2 Cleanrooms, has been named as one of LDC’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2020. Now in its third year, the programme, which is supported by The Telegraph, celebrates the inspiring leaders behind some of the UK’s most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms. Connect 2 Cleanrooms…
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22nd October 2020 0

Nasa’s HOTTech Project – Molten Salt Lander Battery capable of operating at the surface temperature of Venus

As part of NASA’s HOTTech project and in collaboration with EaglePicher Technologies, the JPL Electrochemical Technologies Group has developed and demonstrated a long-lived molten salt battery capable of operating at the surface temperature of Venus (465 °C) for several days to support detailed in-situ studies in future Venus surface missions. This development required the selection…
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22nd October 2020 0

Environmentally friendly energy storage

Similar to batteries, supercapacitors are suitable for the repeated storage of electrical energy. TU Graz researchers have presented a particularly safe and sustainable variant of such a supercapacitor in the scientific journal “Nature Communications“. This research was conducted with a SAXS system of Anton Paar. Limited safety, sustainability and recyclability are key drawbacks of today’s lithium-ion battery…
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19th October 2020 0