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Gas Detection for Thermal Runaway in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Amphenol Sensors Jun 13, 2022 3:51:00 PM
Gas Detection for Thermal Runaway in Lithium-Ion Batteries

During the last 30 years, lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have become the dominant rechargeable battery technology, offering excellent power density and long service lives. Just look to every major auto manufacturer – in the last two years alone, most have started a major shift toward electric vehicles (EVs) powered by Li-ion battery technology and are phasing out cars and trucks with internal combustion engines. 

Electric Car Battery Pack Design & Sensors for Leak Detection

Amphenol Sensors Oct 21, 2021 8:35:00 AM
Electric Car Battery Pack Design & Sensors for Leak Detection

It’s the last thing any owner wants to see -- a small puddle of mysterious fluid underneath their vehicle. Given that EV’s use electrons instead of petrol or diesel as fuel and require significantly less maintenance than their Internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts, it is easy to get complacent regarding observation and maintenance.