New Patent for Microstructure Characteristics of Non-NMP produced lithium ion electrode that enables higher energy density lithium ion batteries
TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / June 30, 2022 / Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL)(OTCQB:EFLVF), a leading lithium-ion battery technology and manufacturing company, today announced the receipt of a US patent for a unique battery electrode microstructure with superior distribution of active and non-active materials. The US Patent number is US11,355,744B2 and is titled Lithium Ion Battery Electrode with Uniformly Dispersed Electrode, Binder and Conductive Additive.
"This patent covers some unique attributes of battery electrodes made through Electrovaya's proprietary NMP-free technology. This potentially allows for thicker electrodes to be produced with higher performance and energy density." said Dr. Raj DasGupta, CEO of Electrovaya. "This technology could be especially impactful when paired with very high energy density anode materials like lithium metal or silicon based materials for next generation lithium ion batteries. In these cases, the ability to produce cathodes that match next generation anode materials in capacity is limited with the current state of the art technologies. Finally, the Electrovaya technology allows for electrodes to be produced without the use of toxic NMP solvents, thereby providing an environmentally friendly manufacturing process." continued Dr. DasGupta.
Electrovaya continues to spend significant effort on its research and development activities for next generation lithium ion batteries at its dedicated Electrovaya Labs division site and establishing new intellectual property is one of the company's key priorities.
"Innovations such as these, which Electrovaya is pioneering, are part of the Company's contribution to the much-needed global energy transition to address climate challenges." said Dr. DasGupta.
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Electrovaya Inc.(TSX:EFL) (OTCQB:EFLVF) is a pioneering leader in the global energy transformation, focused on contributing to the prevention of climate change by supplying safe and long-lasting lithium-ion batteries without compromising energy and power. Electrovaya is a technology-focused company with extensive IP, designs, develops, and manufactures proprietary lithium-ion batteries, battery systems, and battery-related products for energy storage, clean electric transportation, and other specialized applications. To learn more about how Electrovaya is powering mobility and energy storage, please explore www.electrovaya.com.
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