Lithium ion batteries are a ubiquitous feature of modern technology, playing a crucial role in everything from handheld consumer electronics to electric vehicles. As these batteries become increasingly more advanced, so do the manufacturing processes required to create them. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a broad range of tools and instruments for the production of advanced battery technology. Our systems touch every part of battery manufacturing, from the extraction and processing of raw materials, to quality assurance in the production line, to the research and development of the next generation of batteries.
Explore the categories below to see how Thermo Fisher Scientific is enabling the latest advances in battery technology.
Investigate the structural and chemical characteristics of batteries across a range of scales in both 2D and 3D. Visualize battery samples from their cell-level architecture to their atomic structure.
Our software provides optimized workflows for advanced materials characterization and quality control from a single environment, enabling a clearer understanding of the structure, properties, and performance of battery materials.
By using Ion Chromatography, scientist can gain insights into the fundamental processes and degradation mechanisms in lithium-ion batteries to ensure product quality during manufacturing.
We supply the mining industry with on-belt weight and monitoring systems as well as metallurgical equipment and sampling systems. These tools optimize performance, improve throughput and recovery, and drive sustainability and safety in mine sites.
Our handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers bring the analytical capabilities of the lab to the battery production line, allowing you to identify metal and alloy grades, analyze bulk materials and powders, and characterize coatings.
Our measurement and control systems provide precise measurement of electrode coatings, separator films, and calendared electrodes. The combination of sensor accuracy, reporting, and innovative measurement ensures efficient production of high-quality batteries.
From vacuum ovens, to water bath circulators and chillers, to electrochemistry and water purification systems, we offer a full range of lab equipment for battery manufacturing, supporting production and testing, quality assurance, and failure analysis.
Materials within a battery require elemental analysis to ensure the composition and purity before use, since the presence of impurities significantly degrades the charge-carry capacity of the battery.
Our range of chemicals, consumables, and PPE can help you meet your most demanding battery manufacturing requirements. We support you from raw material processing, to the production of anodes, cathodes, battery cells, and housings, to final module assembly.
Our optical spectroscopy (FTIR, Raman, & NIR), X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence, torque rheometry and extrusion, and viscometry systems are essential at all stages of the battery workflow, from research through manufacturing to quality control.
Our digital capabilities enable the latest advances in battery technology, providing complete sample traceability, data integrity, statistical quality control, and instrument/system connectivity across the battery value chain.
By identifying and quantifying compounds formed during electrolyte aging, GC-MS systems can provide new insight into Li-ion battery degradation.
To ensure optimal system performance, we provide you access to a world-class network of field service experts, technical support, and certified spare parts.