Battery and Fuel Cell

Whether coating separators, anodes, cathodes or electrolyte layers, Carestream Contract Manufacturing can add value to your battery and fuel cell products. We combine our precision coating methods and high-speed, wide-web assets with the prototyping and process development expertise of our partner Polaris Battery Labs to manufacture battery and fuel cell applications – saving developers time and money.

Common Process / Product Requirements:

  • On-site mixing of the slurries
  • High viscosity particle filled slurries in NMP
  • Thickness uniformity of ± 1% to 5%
  • Lane coating using slot die
  • Handling of thin foils
  • Multi-layer – addition of other layers in-line
  • Lamination
  • 100% automated optical inspection

Custom Coated Battery / Fuel Cell Product Examples:

  • Anodes
  • Cathodes
  • Electrolyte layers
  • Separators

Carestream Contract Manufacturing successfully passed the CTIA Battery Certification Program, which validates a Lithium Ion battery’s compliance with the IEEE Standard for Rechargeable Batteries for Cellular Telephones (IEEE Std 1725™ – 2011) and the IEEE Standard for Rechargeable Batteries for Multi-Cell Mobile Computing Devices (IEEE Std 1625™ – 2008).

Trust Carestream to bring your battery and fuel cell products to commercial scale-up and manufacturing quantities. Contact Robert Wildman to learn more about our contract manufacturing services for the battery and fuel cell markets.

Read our Coating and Casting Techniques for Fuel Cell Development and Manufacture blog.

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