New Lithium-Ion Batteries Are Burning Up the Track

Krizan, William G.
January 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/30/2006, Vol. 256 Issue 4, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the new generation of super batteries based on lithium-ion technology used in cordless tools. Lithium-ion batteries are delivering up to 50% more power, longer run time and more charging cycles than nickel-cadmium batteries. The new batteries and tool lines from major manufacturers created one of the bigger buzzes among 100,000 attendees at the International Builders' Show that was held in Orlando, Florida, on January 11-14, 2006. Lithium-ion batteries started out with small voltages for cell phones, cameras and other electronic uses.


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