Category: Materials

Umicore prepares to construct first-of-its-kind battery materials production plant in Canada

Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada. For Umicore this investment represents the final step in establishing a truly global production presence with battery material value chains that are regionally fully integrated to support its customers in their fast transformation towards…
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July 28, 2022 0

Looming lithium supply shortage threatens electric vehicle production, says latest Advanced Propulsion Centre demand report

25% of vehicles manufactured in Europe predicted to have LFP batteries, reducing reliance on nickel A modest global lithium deficit is likely in 2025, significantly widening by 2030 Investment needed now to scale up lithium industry, as it takes years to build battery-grade capacity More can be done to reduce demand with effective use of…
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July 4, 2022 0

Nano One Announces Closing of Rio Tinto Strategic Investment and Collaboration Agreement

Nano One® Materials Corp. (“Nano One” or the “Company”), a clean technology company with patented processes for the low-cost, low-environmental footprint production of high-performance cathode materials used in lithium-ion batteries , is pleased to announce closing of the strategic equity investment and collaboration with Rio Tinto, a leading global mining and metals group, announced on June…
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June 20, 2022 0

New Licity® grade with improved properties optimized for anodes with a silicon content exceeding 20%

Anode binder Licity® 2698 X F enables higher capacity, increased number of charge/discharge cycles and reduced charging times Second-generation styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) binder with excellent stress-strain properties and elasticity Highly suitable for SiOx and Si-rich anodes BASF has extended its series of Licity® anode binders for Li-ion battery manufacturing. The second-generation styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) binder Licity® 2698 X…
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June 9, 2022 0

Integrals Power announces significant performance improvement for LFP cathode material

IPL30 cathode material which is one variant of Integrals Power‘s LFP products, is solely based on LFP raw materials and avoids any additives. This product has achieved ~91% capacity retention at 5C, ~88% capacity retention at 10C, ~55% capacity retention at 20C and ~21% capacity retention at 30C discharge rate. IPL30 has proven its consistency and…
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May 3, 2022 0

Talga Group – Sweden’s material role in the green revolution

The green revolution is underway. Entire sectors are being electrified at an unprecedented rate, and no sector is changing as quickly as transport. This is heartening news for anyone concerned about climate change, because the transport sector is one of the biggest contributors to global warming. If we can replace fossil-fuelled vehicles with electric vehicles, we have taken a big step…
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April 26, 2022 0