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Li-on battery outpower traditional batteries


We talk a lot about Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries but how much does anyone actually know about them? A lithium-ion battery is a family of rechargeable battery types in which lithium ions move from the negative electrode to the positive electrode during discharge and back when charging. Specialty cells can provide very high current to applications such as power tools.

We cover 4 merits below:


Lightweight & high energy density

Lithium is the lightest of all metals, has the greatest electrochemical potential and provides the largest energy density for weight. Simply put, it is all down to the lightweight lithium and carbon that make the compact electrodes in the lithium-ion battery versus a traditional alkaline battery.  You are still receiving the same output but at half the weight. Think mini pocket lamp!



Lithium-ion technology is highly reactive and allows Good Lighting to design and manufacture powerful portable rechargeable products such as work lights or flood lights with a greater light output than you would receive using alkaline batteries. It is able to increase runtimes on a single charge as lithium-ion is able to store larger amounts of energy.


Low maintenance

Lithium-ion is a low maintenance battery, an advantage that most other chemistries cannot claim.  There is no memory and no scheduled cycling is required to prolong the battery's life. In addition, the self-discharge is less than half compared to nickel-cadmium, making lithium-ion well suited for modern fuel gauge applications. lithium-ion cells cause little harm when disposed.


Environmentally friendly

Modern advances allow Li-on batteries to contain very low levels of toxic heavy metals versus traditional alkaline and nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries that have been used over the years.  Studies show that the toxic components found in them such as lead, mercury and cadmium not only affect the environment we live when disposed of incorrectly, but is also harmful to humans so please remember to dispose of them correctly and not in the bin.


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