The FTRC, developed by NASA, measures the amount of heat energy released during thermal runaway, a dangerous, powerful chain-reaction explosion that can happen when batteries are stored, shipped or used together.
The technology helps engineers and designers understand these incidents and develop solutions to mitigate them.
The one year FTRC licensing agreement allows KULR to evaluate the FTRC’s commercial applicability and further enhance the Company’s position as the leading end-to-end battery safety design, testing, shipping, storage and failure-mitigation provider.
Lithium-ion batteries are not going away and with companies continuing to pour billions into making them, it’s vital that we keep working on ways to make these batteries safer to manufacture, store, ship and ultimately use.
Continuing our great relationship with NASA on battery safety by licensing the FTRC is just another way we can help make batteries more reliable and safer for everyone, whether they’re in space, in an electric car, or powering a laptop or a cell phone.
-Dr. Timothy Knowles, CTO of KULR