The company, which has a turnover of more than pounds 40m, launched the environmentally-friendly batteries last year and is now looking to grow its market share from 60% of world zinc air battery sales to 70%.
Our next goal is to serve 70% of the global air battery market over the next two years with the help of our new products, which will hopefully create jobs.
But Johnson, a former NASA scientist with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in nuclear engineering, hopes his legacy will stand for something far more important than a children's toy, He has put much of the money he made from the Super Soaker into two projects: the lithium air battery
and the JTEC (Johnson Thermo-Electrochemical Converter) system.
The new facility, in Portland's Airport Way Urban Renewal Area, is already in operation and will be used for development of the company's Zinc Flow Air Battery
(ZFAB) for electric vehicles and energy storage applications.
New end user markets of defense, automotive and electronics will grow the zinc air battery
Scientists are pushing to develop a lithium air battery
because they use air as the cathode and lithium metal as the anode.
com/ ) finds that World Zinc- air Battery
Market earned revenues of $251.
I am confident that Graydon's expertise in both rechargeable battery electronics and zinc air battery
technology will further our goal of becoming a world leader in portable military power sources.
The new portable Zinc Air battery
pack will be 12 or 24 Volt and have a total capacity of approximately 400Wh.
NEW YORK -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqNM:ARTX) announced today that the BA-8180 Zinc Air battery
-- developed by Arotech's Battery and Power Systems Division - has been designated as one of the "Greatest Army Inventions" of the past year.
This density allows the aluminum- air battery
to deliver far greater energy over much longer periods of time and at considerably reduced cost.
The Forward Field Charger uses the Electric Fuel BA 8180 Zinc Air battery
as a source of energy for field charging of military rechargeable batteries.