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addressing the potential of Li-Ion batteries that can spontaneously combust (fire!!)

I have posted here on ECF before about this dreadfully dangerous aspect of the battery technology that we depend on for our devices, and this just hit the news circuit and concerns a manufacturing technique that could render this "malfunction-in-waiting" less of a concern for us all.

A short excerpt about the danger involved:

"... When lithium-ion batteries develop internal shorts they can quickly heat up to as much as 500 degrees centigrade (932 degrees Fahrenheit) and catch fire or explode..."

New invention addresses lithium battery fires | Technology | Reuters


via: E-Cigarette Forum

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