UPDATED: The FAA has updated the link to the SAFO from the one previously featured in this article which included a link to a previous SAFO also on lithium ion batteries . 1,293 more words
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Stanford researchers have developed the first lithium-ion battery that shuts down before overheating, then restarts immediately when the temperature cools. The new technology could prevent the kind of fires that have prompted recalls and bans on a wide range of battery-powered devices, from recliners and computers to navigation systems and hoverboards.
Lithium-air batteries hold the promise of storing electricity at up to five times the energy density of today’s familiar lithium-ion batteries, but they have inherent shortcomings. 33 more words
The battery shuts gadgets down before it gets too hot.
Lithium ion batteries have been generating some real heat lately—literally.
The latest in an explosion of tech that catches fire when the batteries overheat, this past holiday shopping season, hoverboards quickly went from must-have tech to must-avoid products. 413 more words