Lighter, more efficient, safer lithium-ion batteries
phys.org | Posted: 31 Mar 2017, 14:43
NAURA New Energy, a leading lithium battery equipment supplier, has developed online testing high precision coater and all-in-one of calender and slitting for Li-ion Battery manufacturing, which have been accepted by joint test of customers and leading Li-ion battery manufacturer in China...
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