Lithium batteries are powerful and versatile. Here is how we recommend you use your lithium battery devices responsibly and safely.

Lithium batteries have become an indispensable part of our daily lives, making them a popular choice for a variety of applications. They offer high efficiency and less energy wastage during charging and discharge. These batteries power everything from toys and smartphones to electric vehicles, and even our maritime safety equipment. Their long lifespan keeps you powered for long periods and the lightweight design vs. storage capabilities are incredible. However, this convenience does not come without understanding the responsibility of how to use them safely.

The difference between lithium metal and lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries is that Li-ion batteries are rechargeable. This advantage makes usability more cost-effective and sustainable. Li-ion batteries can charge and quickly, minimizing downtime and providing bursts of power when you need them most. These batteries are classified as dangerous goods due to the risks they pose when not handled or transported correctly.

Correct storage and use are essential to getting the most out of your Li-ion battery. These are key things to know to ensure that your battery delivers optimal performance and is reliable and safe:

  • Temperature: Keep the battery cool, avoid extreme temperatures, including direct sunlight for extended periods.
  • Charging: When overcharged batteries can give off excessive heat, read and follow all charging instructions.
  • Handling: Any physical damage such as a drop or puncture can cause leaks. Take extra care to check before use to ensure unwanted experiences. There is specific legislation in place for the shipment of lithium batteries, which must be adhered to.

How do we follow safety regulations and testing for lithium batteries?

Our commitment to lithium battery safety