Collaboration key to the challenge of transporting lithium ion batteries
A lithium ion (li-ion) battery fire on a ship must be contained quickly to prevent ...
Interesting article on the problems of shipping lithium batteries by air. Supply Chain Brain outlines the challenges – which range from potential fires, which get to extremely high temperatures and are very hard to extinguish, to a lack of regulatory standards and enforcement. Airlines are currently self-regulating, but there remains a problem with misdeclared batteries, and counterfeit goods. The answer may, at least in part, lie in packaging.
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