Upcycling old cathodes for new batteries
RecycLiCo upgrades lithium-ion cathode recipes to NMC-532 Metal Tech News – June 30, 2021
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:23pm
To steer away from using expensive and oft controversial cobalt, electric vehicle and lithium-ion battery manufacturers have brewed up new recipes with higher percentages of more abundant nickel and manganese for their newer generation cells.
"Modern lithium-ion battery cathode chemistries have rapidly evolved to having less cobalt and more nickel or manganese materials, which does not reflect...