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Can Standards-Based Testing Prevent Lithium-Ion Battery Field Failures?

In my conversations with product engineers and designers, I often come across people who feel confident that their lithium-ion batteries are safe because they passed standards-based safety tests.  If that is indeed the case, then why did major global companies experience thermal events even after having passed compliance tests?  And that brings up a bigger question – are standards-based tests such as UL safety tests sufficient to guarantee lithium-ion battery safety?

Topic: Battery Reliability, Standards Based Testing

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