Livestream Highlights: Keys for Lithium Battery Shipments

Posted on 3/6/2024 by Lion Technology Inc.

Let's go to the videotape! Check out key moments from the livestream event "4 Keys to Ship Lithium Batteries" with Lion instructor and subject matter expert Joel Gregier, CDGP.  

Cells vs. Batteries 

Watch Lion instructor Joel Gregier, CDGP explain key differences between a "cell" and a "battery" and find out why common-sense definitions and everyday vernacular don't tell the full story. 

In this video:

  • What's the difference between a cell and a battery?
  • Key characteristics of a lithium cell.
  • Key characteristics of a lithium battery.

Lithium-Ion or Lithium Metal?

Uncover what differentiates a lithium-ion cell or battery from a lithium-metal cell or battery.


In this video:

  • How to tell a lithium-ion battery from a lithium-metal battery.
  • Which kind is rechargeable and which one isn’t.
  • What’s inside of a lithium-ion battery?
  • How does a lithium-ion battery work?
  • Definitions for “primary” and “secondary” cells/batteries.
  • Examples and types of devices/equipment powered by each.

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