Lithium-ion batteries are something that is used very much in modern life in modern technology. Almost every new electronic that launches, its main source of power is lithium-ion batteries. Due to that, demand for these batteries has significantly increased. Lithium is a highly reactive alkali metal element that was first discovered in 1817 and it’s very rare and can not be found naturally isolated.
It’s the lightest metal and the least dense element which can even be cut with a knife, it’s that soft. However, this element can be very dangerous in some situations like around flammable materials, this element can create a huge fire leading to serious injuries. This is why it should be handled with good care.
These batteries can hold a huge amount of energy in just a small space but, storing energy in such a small space can be very dangerous as well because if it vents, the explosion can be very big.
Here are some amazing facts about lithium-ion batteries
Lithium-ion batteries are known to be one-third the weight lead acid of batteries which makes them even easier to carry around when you go out.
For some electronics, lithium-ion batteries are proven to be better than lithium polymer battery which are considered the best lithium batteries due to their weight and energy storage capacity.
Lithium batteries are almost 100% efficient in both charge and discharge allowing the same amps to go in and out.
Lithium-ion batteries are designed to maintain their voltage throughout the whole discharge cycle meaning this allows long-lasting efficiency of the electronic device. Lead-acid drops very consistently throughout the discharge cycle time.
If used carefully, these batteries are a much cleaner and safer technology for the environment but, if not used carefully, things can go sideways real fast.