Batteries & Other Energy Storage Devices

May 2021
Panasonic Industry PAN1781 Bluetooth 5 Low Energy module
The PAN1781 is a Bluetooth 5 Low Energy module based on the Nordic nRF52820 single chip controller and is, in a way, the lightweight version of the PAN1780. Bluetooth 5 features additionally a higher symbol rate of 2 Mbps using the high speed LE 2M PHY or a significantly longer range using the LE coded PHY a
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Date:
05/27/2021

Amphenol Heavy-Duty Power Connectors in Stock at TTI
TTI, Inc., has in stock for immediate shipment Amphenol’s new PowerLok G2 Heavy-Duty Power Connector, featuring RADSOK contact technology. TTI and Mouser Electronics are the exclusive distributors for the new Amphenol product. Amphenol’s PowerLok G2 Connector features a 60A to 500A operating current, makin
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Date:
05/21/2021
Molex Thin-Film Battery in Stock at TTI
TTI, Inc., announces the availability of the Molex Thin-Film Battery from stock at TTI. Molex’s Thin-Film Battery is a low-profile, flexible, disposable battery with a small footprint designed for low-power single-use applications. The batteries are zinc-carbon primary cells (Zn anode/MnO2 cathode) that nomin
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Date:
05/21/2021
PSDcast – The U.S. Ranks Very Low in the Battery Supply Chain

CEO of Almonty, Lewis Black

A recent report put China atop the list of the lithium-ion battery raw material supply rankings, with 80% of global refining capacity for raw materials needed for batteries. While the U.S. comes in at a rather paltry 15th.
Date:
05/20/2021
Improved Lab Management Software for Remote Battery Testing
NH Research Inc. (NHR) announces the launch of Enerlab 2.0, a battery test lab management solution. Enerlab 2.0 battery test lab management software has a new enhanced design including a state of the art GUI focused on improving the user experience and productivity. Enerlab is a top level enterprise
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Date:
05/20/2021
High-Performance Solid Electrolyte for Solid-State Batteries
Natrion announced a new high-performance, flexible, and durable solid electrolyte thin film for the production of all-solid-state batteries (ASSBs). Called the Lithium Solid Ionic Composite (LISIC), this technology has been designed as a "plug and play" component that can be rapidly implemented by li
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Date:
05/17/2021
Dead Lithium Batteries Could Undergo Unique Recycling Process

American Resources Corp. and Purdue University have teamed to advance an environmentally safer method that recycles rare-earth metals to advance clean energy electronic technologies used in hard disk drives, electric vehicles, wind turbines and other electronics.

American Resources Corp., a socially responsible supplier of high-quality raw materials, announced Thursday (May 6) an expansion of its existing sponsored research program with Purdue University. The agreement will focus on advancing the purification of critical and rare-earth elements ("REEs"). The partnership builds on
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Date:
05/07/2021
Laboratory-Type Accuracy in a  Battery-Operated DC Calibrator
Vitrek offers the XiTRON 2000 series for metrologists who need superior accuracy and portability when calibrating thermocouple, pressure, flow and DC instrumentation. Delivering laboratory-level accuracy in a battery-powered DC calibrator, the 2000 Series is a cost-effective calibration/simulation tool ideal fo
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Date:
05/06/2021
Diamonds are a Battery's Best Friend
In this space in the past, I’ve written quite often on battery technology. It’s no surprise as battery research is the place to be right now. The speed of adoption of electric vehicles and renewable energy is dependent on energy storage that has higher capacity, is more efficient and charges faster. Every mo
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Date:
05/03/2021