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Topic Title: Dreamliner Li-ion battery fires
Topic Summary: Laptop battery fires have been a problem for years
Created On: 09 February 2013 06:52 PM
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 09 February 2013 06:52 PM
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Years ago there was a spate of Li-ion battery fires in laptops and phones. A google search shows that fire services are warning that there is still a fire problem with charging them. Why hasn't this been brought up regarding the Dreamliner problem. It doesn't seem that they are sufficiently reliable for airborne use..
 03 August 2013 12:56 AM
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There are severe safety concerns with the existing lithium-ion batteries that are used in electric and hybrid vehicles. However, a research firm claims that it has discovered a way to make a safer battery that can produce a longer driving range by utilizing a solid electrolyte instead of a liquid one. Resource for this article:Link Removed

Edited: 03 August 2013 at 01:05 AM by HugoL

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