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2014-04-11 23:22:40

NJ Fire Equipment CEO talks about flight safety with respect to lithium battery devices. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 With the missing Malaysia Flight 370 continuing to dominate headlines as well as the fact that it is the subject of many conversations about commercial flight safety, All Hands Fire Equipment CEO, Donald Colarusso, is passionate about sharing information about lithium battery safety on flights. He discusses upcoming changes in black boxes as well as concern about...

2014-03-24 12:20:10

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division has received orders amounting to over $2 million for batteries and chargers. The orders were primarily from two leading defense companies and manufacturers of military equipment, which are existing customers of Arotech....

2014-03-20 08:24:03

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Lithium-ion Battery Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Lithium-ion Battery market to grow at a CAGR of 17.9 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for Li-ion batteries in grid energy storage. The Global Lithium-ion Battery market has also been witnessing the advancement in...

2014-03-14 20:20:19

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "PRBA shares the concerns about the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the passengers and its crew. Until it is determined what happened to the aircraft, it is premature to speculate about reasons for its disappearance. As of now, PRBA has not been informed by any federal or international transportation agency about any investigation of lithium batteries onboard the missing aircraft. A rush to judgment before any facts are...

2014-03-06 12:21:16

The market for flow batteries is expected to exceed $400 billion by 2020 ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division has advanced its development of an iron flow battery to provide storage for grid power, following promising results in lab tests. Arotech has filed a...

2014-03-03 23:27:08

Lithium Power, Inc. offers the ultimate solution to resolve all contact issues. The first and only lithium replacement battery is now fully compatible with all Roomba® 500, 600, 700 and 880 series. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In an innovative technology breakthrough, Lithium Power, Inc. has been offering the first and only lithium battery available for the Roomba® 500, 600, 700 and 880 series. Ever since the release of the lithium replacement battery for iRobot®...

2014-02-24 08:21:36

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division received a $3.5 million follow-on order from one of its customers. The order was for two types of batteries and chargers for military applications. One was for tactical communication systems and the other for thermal imaging...

2014-02-13 16:20:28

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Advanced Automotive Batteries ReportThat vehicle electrification, and thus advanced battery development, is critical to reducing CO2 output through vehicle electrification is certain today. OEMs have explored a wide range of non-electrification options for improving fuel efficiency, including powertrain, drivetrain and mass reduction measures. However, without significant...

Developing A Nonflammable Lithium Ion Battery
2014-02-11 14:31:43

Thania Benios - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill In studying a material that prevents marine life from sticking to the bottom of ships, researchers led by chemist Joseph DeSimone at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have identified a surprising replacement for the only inherently flammable component of today's lithium-ion batteries: the electrolyte. The work, to be published in the Feb. 10 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, paves the...

Researchers Develop Gummy Material That Could Improve Safety Of Lithium Ion Batteries
2014-02-04 13:42:28

Washington State University A group of Washington State University researchers has developed a chewing gum-like battery material that could dramatically improve the safety of lithium ion batteries. Led by Katie Zhong, Westinghouse Distinguished Professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, the researchers recently reported on their work in the journal, Advanced Energy Materials. They have also filed a patent. High performance lithium batteries are popular in...