- Published in issue 4/2017 on page 60
How Battery Manufacturers are Answering the Safety Questions about Large Lithium Battery Packs
In portable consumer devices, lithium-ion battery technology has won the day. Every manufacturer of mobile phones, tablets and notebook computers looks to lithium-ion technology to provide a lightweight, long-lasting and reliable energy storage capability that can fit easily inside a small enclosure or housing. Crucially, after billions of hours of use worldwide, lithium-ion batteries in these applications have proved to be safe. How come?