Contract notice: Delivery of nickel-cadmium
said Thursday it has developed a nickel-cadmium
battery that can be charged and discharged at temperatures as low as minus 40 C.
Osaka, Aug 8, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation today announced the development of the industry's first*1 nickel-cadmium
battery capable of charging and discharging at temperatures as low as -40 deg C (-40 deg F).
The Boeing CEO said the company would stick with the lithium-ion batteries, which are significantly more powerful and lighter than the nickel-cadmium
batteries traditionally used on aircraft.
London, Feb 16 ( ANI ): Aircraft maker Airbus has decided to drop Lithium-Ion batteries and switch to traditional nickel-cadmium
batteries for its new A350 passenger jet.
Cold weather saps their charge much faster than it does a nickel-cadmium
Materials such as zinc-carbon cells, lead-acid and nickel-cadmium
chemistries will have limited gains, it said.
Saft is a manufacturer of nickel-cadmium
(Ni-Cd) batteries and produces batteries for all types of aircraft.
(Ni-Cd) batteries are most commonly used in rechargeable applications, other kinds are available, including alkaline, lead-acid and lithium-ion.
Lithium increasingly is used to replace nickel-cadmium
in batteries for portable devices such as cell phones and laptop computers.
According to the latest statistics for 2004, EBRA's 15 members recycled 23,900 tonnes of used portable batteries and accumulators and more than 4,000 tonnes of used nickel-cadmium
(Ni-Cd) industrial batteries, making a total of 27,946 tonnes, which represents a 36% improvement (20,508 tonnes) on 2003.
Other rechargeable batteries, like nickel-cadmium
units for cell phones and lap top computers, have long enjoyed an established handling process held up by state regulations that encourage voluntary recycling programs.