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High-power lithium battery

2 April 2008 Power Electronics / Power Management

Tadiran’s new high-voltage/high-rate AA-sized lithium battery, the TLM-1550HP, packs a punch with 2 Wh of energy, an open circuit voltage of 4,0 V, and the ability to handle pulses of up to 15 A, with 5 A maximum continuous load at above 3,0 V.

The battery is specifically designed for applications requiring high-power, long-life and extended storage. Typical applications include military and aerospace systems, automatic external defibrillators, portable medical devices, communications systems and telematics.

The battery is also extremely safe, as its solvents are non-toxic and non-pressurised and its anode material is less reactive than that found in other lithium cells. The batteries have been shown to perform well in a variety of safety tests including nail penetration, crush tests, high temperature chambers, short circuit and charge tests.

For more information contact Dylan Smith, Arrow Altech Distribution, +27 (0)11 923 9600, dsmith@arrow.altech.co.za, www.arrow.altech.co.za



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