Contour Energy's Li/CFx Cells Enhance Battery Performance in Medical Devices
Innovative Lithium/Carbon Flouride (Li/CFx) batteries feature proprietary Tunable Cathode technology; new Medical Application Brief details benefits in medical devices
AZUSA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Contour Energy Systems, Inc., innovator of next-generation battery systems, highlights the application of its new Lithium/Carbon Fluoride (Li/CFx) primary batteries in medical devices with the publication of an informative Medical Application Brief. Contour's proprietary Fluoronetic™ fabrication technique combines multi-layered carbon nano-materials with new manufacturing processes to achieve long shelf life and wide temperature operation. Additionally, the Li/CFx series' patented "Tunable Cathode" allows the cell's fundamental properties to be fine-tuned for optimal energy and power density. Contour's Li/CFx cells are especially well-suited for medical applications due to their relatively flat discharge profile, low internal resistance and light weight. Key medical applications include: drug infusion pumps, neurostimulators, pacemakers, bone-growth stimulators, glucose monitors, defibrillators and other implantable and external devices.
Compared to other lithium battery chemistries, Li/CFx typically delivers higher gravimetric energy density, higher volumetric energy density, a wider temperature range, exceptional shelf life and optimum price/performance. The application brief provides a useful table comparing performance characteristics of Contour's Li/CFx technology with the other primary lithium battery chemistries.
"Contour Energy Systems Li/CFx primary batteries are available coin and pouch cell configurations. Our Li/CFx coin cell batteries boast exceptional 'Japanese-level' quality while offering comparable unit pricing," said Joe Carcone, VP of Sales & Marketing. "In addition, our custom pouch cells are produced in the U.S."
The Medical Application Brief and additional information are available at: http://www.contourenergy.com/news/application_briefs/MedAppBrief.pdf.
Price & Delivery: As customized devices, pricing and delivery must be quoted on an individual basis.
About Contour Energy Systems
Contour Energy Systems, Inc., is an innovative portable power company commercializing customizable battery technologies for a wide range of cross-industry applications. Founded through the collaboration of Caltech and CNRS, the French National Center for Scientific Research, the company combines expertise in nano-materials science, patented Fluorine-based battery chemistries and manufacturing processes to significantly advance the state of portable power. Headquartered in Azusa, California, privately held Contour Energy Systems is managed by a world-class team of battery industry leaders from Caltech, Energizer, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Sanyo and Valence Technologies.
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