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Sealing and elastomer components for lithium battery systems

  • Peter KritzerEmail author
  • Olaf Nahrwold
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Abstract

Lithium batteries dominate today's consumer market. In the year 2014, around two billion lithium cells were produced for cell phones only. Off-the-shelf usage of lithium-based battery systems in vehicles began in the year 2009 with Daimler AG's S400 hybrid. In 2011, the first purely electric vehicles with lithium batteries were produced in series. As of today, all battery-driven and plug-in hybrid vehicles contain lithium-based energy storage systems. Table 10.1 compares consumer lithium batteries with automotive lithium batteries.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Freudenberg Sealing Technologies GmbH & Co. KGWeinheimGermany

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