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Lithium-ion Battery: Friend or Foe?

Lithium-ion batteries have become a fact of life - they power our everyday devices. But are there risks associated with having and operating lithium-ion batteries in the aircraft flight deck? Download this eBook to learn about the advantages and dangers.

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The thermal runaway’s risk begins at a temperature of 60°C (140º F) and becomes extremely critical at 100°C (212º F). When the battery becomes gaseous (depending on the cause), and a fire erupts, it is nearly impossible to be extinguished by conventional means.

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