Product News: Materials & Material Processing
Copper-Based Composites replace nickel battery straps.
Press Release Summary:
September 26, 2007 - Offering weldability of nickel with higher electric conductivities, Copper-Based Composites can be successfully joined to cells by resistance or laser welding as well as soldering. In addition to replacing solid nickel interconnect strapping for battery packs, materials are suited for hybrid automotive battery applications, optimizing discharge rates and safety.
Original Press Release
New Battery Interconnect System: Weldable, Copper-Based Composites
Press release date: September 18, 2007