Battery standards under fire in Australia due to fire history

An article by Caitlin Fitzsimons in the Sydney Morning Herald highlights the problems being encountered with lithium batteries in Australia. Consumer advocates have called for stronger safety regulations for lithium-ion batteries after a house fire was thought to be caused…

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection participating in new research project on electric and hybrid vehicle fire risks

A growing number of electric and hybrid vehicles are driving on our roads. Knowledge of the risks associated with these vehicles with new energy carriers is limited. A vehicle fire is often extremely intense and can have significant safety and…

New Packing Concept for Lithium-ion Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are gaining ground. The range of possible applications is virtually endless and the future of a modern information society without them seems inconceivable. Lithium batteries are generally considered safe. The development dynamics have increased the complexity and severely…

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