ARKANSAS, Nov 08 (Future Headlines)- Lithos Energy, a leading manufacturer of high-performance lithium-ion battery systems engineered for challenging environments, has reached a significant milestone with the opening of its state-of-the-art manufacturing and pilot line facility in Hayward, California. This 65,000-square-foot engineering facility is poised to revolutionize the battery industry by producing Lithos’ latest generation of advanced battery systems designed for high performance and durability. The facility is set to serve as a model for future commercial-scale factories, both domestically and internationally, positioned in proximity to customer manufacturing facilities.
Lithos Energy recently unveiled its latest generation of high- and low-voltage modular lithium-ion battery systems. These innovative battery systems are specifically engineered to meet the rigorous demands of diverse industries undergoing electrification. The end markets that will benefit from Lithos’ cutting-edge battery technology include:
Electric Vehicles (EVs): Lithos’ battery systems are tailored to meet the power and energy needs of EVs, contributing to the growth of the electric transportation sector.
Mining: The mining industry relies on robust and high-performance battery systems to power essential equipment in challenging underground environments.
Marine: Battery systems play a pivotal role in marine applications, offering clean and efficient power solutions for boats, ships, and other vessels.
Construction: Battery technology is essential in construction equipment, enabling the use of electric machinery on job sites while reducing emissions.
Agriculture: The agriculture sector benefits from Lithos’ battery systems by providing efficient energy storage for farm equipment and machinery.
Transportation: Lithium-ion battery systems are integral in various transportation modes, including buses and trucks, where performance and reliability are paramount.
Off-Highway: Battery systems play a crucial role in off-highway vehicles, such as forklifts, tractors, and specialized machinery used in industrial applications.
- Key Features of Lithos Energy’s Battery Systems
Lithos Energy’s latest high-voltage modular lithium-ion battery system, based on the 2170 cylindrical cell design, offers an array of features tailored to meet the demands of challenging environments:
Lightweight Design: The battery pack is engineered to be lightweight, enhancing mobility and reducing the overall weight of applications in which it is used.
IP67-Rated: The battery system is designed to meet IP67 standards, ensuring protection against dust and water ingress, making it suitable for various applications, including those in harsh environmental conditions.
Liquid Cooling: Liquid cooling technology is integrated into the system, contributing to enhanced thermal management, which is crucial for long-lasting battery performance.
Integrated Battery Management System (BMS): The battery pack includes an integrated BMS that helps monitor and manage the state of the battery, optimizing safety and efficiency.
CAN 2.0B Communications: The battery system features CAN 2.0B communications, facilitating seamless integration and communication with the applications it powers.
- Variants to Suit Diverse Needs
Lithos Energy’s high-voltage modular lithium-ion battery system is available in two key variants, catering to different requirements:
High-Power Variant: This variant offers a capacity of 17.8 kWh, providing ample power for applications that demand high performance and rapid energy discharge.
High-Energy Variant: With a capacity of 22.7 kWh, this variant focuses on providing sustained energy delivery for extended periods, making it suitable for applications with higher energy demands.
Lithos Energy’s investment in cutting-edge battery technology and the establishment of its manufacturing and pilot line facility in California signifies a significant advancement in the battery industry. The company is set to provide tailored, high-performance, and durable battery solutions for a wide range of industries embracing electrification. By producing robust battery systems that excel in demanding environments, Lithos Energy is contributing to the growth of sustainable and efficient energy solutions across diverse sectors.
The newly opened facility in Hayward, California, showcases the commitment of Lithos Energy to innovation and excellence in battery technology. As the demand for electrification continues to rise in various industries, the role of companies like Lithos Energy in providing reliable, high-performance energy storage solutions becomes increasingly vital. The battery systems manufactured at this facility are poised to meet the evolving needs of electric vehicles, heavy machinery, and various other applications where performance and durability are paramount.
Reporting by Alireza Sabet; Editing by Sarah White