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2020/05: Tadiran HLC: Long life battery power-boost

SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL Issue 5 2020Currently, the Tadiran HLC combined with an LTC battery is the only smart metering solution with a working life of 20+ years.

Article by Marc Henn published in SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 5 2020

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2020/04: HLC doubles power for current peaks

SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL Issue 4 2020 Requirements for an electric energy source in the metering and Internet of Things (IoT) industry are demanding.

Article by Marc Henn published in SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 4 2020

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2019/05: HLC doubles power for current peaks

SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL Issue 5 2019 Requirements for an electric energy source in the metering and Internet of Things (IoT) industry are demanding.

Article by Marc Henn published in SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 5 2019

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2019/01: The heart of your device

SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL Issue 1 2019 Many countries have started or are already in the middle of utility metering rollouts, and as such, this industry is now seeing first examples of project maturity. Meter manufacturers and operators are looking for more cost-effective solutions for the next meter generation. Besides establishing highly integrated manufacturing processes, huge cost savings can be achieved by smart purchasing strategies; the main focus lies on the most expensive components. For a power network independent device, like most utility meters, the only energy source available is a battery.

Article by Marc Henn published in SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 1 2019

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2018/04: Portrait of a leading battery supplier

SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL Issue 2 2018 Tadiran lithium batteries have been used by leading electricity meter manufacturers since the early 1980s and, in particular, since the early 1990s as a power source for electronic gas meters. The company’s battery range matches the fundamental demands of the industry with applications ranging from backup for memory and real time clock, to 20 years of stand-alone power for GSM communication modules.

Article by Marc Henn published in METERING & SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 2 2018

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2017/04: Tadiran: One Bobbintype Lithium thionyl chloride battery is not like the other

Metering International The major advantages of lithium thionyl chloride (Li-SOCl2) cells in comparison with other chemical systems are their high-energy density as well as their low self-discharge rate. To optimise the system, many manufacturers put additional substances into the electrolyte and simply offer cells with this single composition. Usually, these ingredients lead to a better pulse current response. The flip side is that they also have a higher self-discharge rate.

Article by Marc Henn published in METERING & SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 2 2017

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2016/08: Tadiran: The smartest choice for reliable metering applications

Metering InternationalA typical smart metering application is an electronic gas meter with electrical valve for prepayment functions and low power radio for bi-directional communications. The preferred power source for such long life requirements are 3.6 Volt lithium thionyl chloride batteries. But these batteries differ a lot, and predicting the expected operating life merely from the cell's nominal capacity can be misleading as the cell's available capacity is also affected by the internal self-discharge rate, impedance growth during discharge and the specific load profile.

Article by Marc Henn published in METERING & SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 3 2016

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2015/12: Tadiran: The better choice for smart metering requirements

Metering InternationalAutomated processes lead to increasing efficiency of time, work and money. In the emerged field of smart metering, automation brings additional benefits such as prevention of inaccurate reading amd improved customer service through continuous monitoring of customer demand and usage patterns.

Article by Carsten Jähne published in METERING & SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 5 2015

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2015/08: Powering Communications with TLI Battery

Pemco NewsDesigned specifically for use in harsh environments as it has excellent long-life characteristics and operates in a wide temperature range. The TLI series is specifically designed for long-term use in harsh environments and represents an important breakthrough in rechargeable lithium-ion battery technology.

Published in PEMCO NEWS, Issue 3 2015

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2015/08: Choosing the right power source for smart metering applications

Metering InternationalUtility managers see long-term value in eliminating manual or drive-by meter reading in favour of more automated processes, which leads to increased productivity, enhanced data capture, and improved customer service through continuous monitoring of customer demand and usage patterns.


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2014/12: Powering Communications with TLI Batteries - Powering Communication with Smart Electricity Meters

Metering InternationalSmart meter applications require some kind of power engine that enables the meter to communicate with the utility and - ultimately - the consumer. Tadiran's new TLI battery is an ideal solution.

Article by Thomas Dittrich published in METERING & SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, Issue 5 2014

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2014/11: Tadiran Batteries präsentiert neue TLI-Batterie News zur electronica 2014Durchbruch in der Lithium-Ionen-Technologie: wiederaufladbare Lithiumbatterie für drahtlose Telematik- und Kommunikationsmodule
Neu auf dem Markt - und auf der electronica 2014 am Tadiran-Stand B2.361: Tadiran bringt mit der TLI-Batterie eine langlebige wiederaufladbare Lithiumbatterie auf den Markt, die auch extremen Bedingungen standhält.

Artikel veröffentlicht in, News zur electronica 2014

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2013/12: New TLI battery: Solution for extreme conditions

Tadiran Batteries has just introduced the TLI Series of batteries, a new family of long-life rechargeable lithium-ion cells designed specifically for use in harsh environments.
Press release December 13, 2013

2013/10: The Pulses Plus Battery by Tadiran – 20 years of service life and more

Metering InternationalThe PulsesPlus battery series eliminates the voltage drop, increases pulse current capability and minimizes the impedance loss of the battery. With its very long service life, it is perfectly suited for smart metering applications.

Article by Thomas Dittrich published in METERING INTERNATIONAL, Issue 3 2013

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2013/06: Investigations into the lifetime of gas meter batteries in the Netherlands

Metering InternationalBy 2020 there will be about seven million smart gas meters installed in the Netherlands, using batteries that are supposed to last for about 20 years. The long lifetime of the battery is crucial, because an operation to replace them would be on a large scale and therefore expensive. A study of the Dutch DSOs shows: predicted and actual battery lifetimes are in line.

Article by Horst Reuning and Machiel Joosse published in METERING INTERNATIONAL, Issue 2 2013

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2013/06: Battery Life Study

Battery Life StudyNetbeheer Nederland initiated a study, where gas meters (supplied with energy by Tadiran lithium batteries) were taken back from the field after five years of operation. The results corresponded to the anticipated battery life of 20 years and more.

Article by Dr. Thomas Dittrich published in Modern Utility Management, Issue Two 2013

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2012/04: Tadiran Rapid Response TRR™ Series batteries activate instantly

Tadiran Batteries, a leading manufacturer of lithium batteries, has just developed the Tadiran Rapid Response TRR™ Series, a new family of lithium thionyl chloride batteries capable of delivering high capacity and high energy density without voltage or power delay, delivering long life power in extreme environmental conditions.
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2012/04: Kraftvolle Pille

DeviceMed 04/2012Neueste Mikroprozessoren und Mikroelektroniken ermöglichen immer kompaktere, leichtere und anatomisch verträglichere Medizingeräte. Der Prototyp eines Miniroboters für kabellose Magen-Darm-Trakt-Untersuchungen wurde dafür mit einer leistungsfähigen Batterie neuester Generation ausgestattet.

Artikel veröffentlicht in DeviceMed, Ausgabe 04/2012

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2012/03: Batteries for metering applications – Voltage loss and how to overcome it

Metering InternationalA battery life of 15 or 20 years is more and more often required for metering applications. The batteries must handle high current pulses to operate valves and communication modules. Parallel connection of a small capacitor with high charge content, such as Tadiran’s HLC is a good way to overcome the build-up of voltage losses after years of operation.

Article by Th. Dittrich published in METERING INTERNATIONAL, Issue 1 2012

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2010/12: The 20-year battery is available

Metering InternationalA battery life of 20 years or more is required today for many smart metering and AMR applications in the US, including intelligent gas, water, and heat meters as well as repeaters, gateways, and other communication equipment. Such requirements can be achieved by diligent optimization of the power source.

Article by Th. Dittrich published in METERING INTERNATIONAL, Issue 4 2010

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2010/09: Batterien für RFID-Chips in der Medizintechnik optimieren

elektronikJournal 09/2010In vielen medizintechnischen Anwendungen, wie Herzschrittmacher, Defibrillatoren, Messgeräte für Blutzucker und Blutsauerstoff oder Roboterinspektionssysteme spielen Lithiumbatterien eine wichtige Rolle. Kein Wunder, schließlich überzeugen sie mit einer hohen Energiedichte und einer hohen spezifischen Energie, einem erweiter­ten Temperaturbereich, sind zudem äußerst langlebig und zuverlässig.

Artikel veröffentlicht in elektronikJournal, Sonderausgabe 09/2010

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2010/06: Lithium Thionyl Battery coin-sized model provides primary power

The TLH-2450 coin-size lithium thionyl chloride battery from Tadirian Batteries operates in a wide temperature range of -55°C to +125°C. It is suitable for use in medical equipment and withstands the 135°C heat associated with standard autoclave cycles. The battery has a diameter of 24.5 mm, and is 6.2 mm high.
epn online June 28, 2010

2010/02: Withstanding the heat of autoclaves is a must

FOCUSThe demand for more efficient data capture and seamless information management has spurred a steady growth in wireless radio frequency identification (RFID) real-time location systems (RTLS).

Article by Th. Dittrich published in Focus Magazine, Winter 2010

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2010/02: Aclara AMR units working 25 years with Tadiran Lithium battery

Twenty-five years ago, Aclara™ (formerly Hexagram,Inc.) began installing hundreds of thousands of battery-powered automatic meter reading (AMR) devices for the utility market. Powered by a single Tadiran TL-2100 AA-size lithium thionyl chloride battery, virtually all of these decades-old AMR devices are still operating on their original battery, with laboratory confirming that they had retained nearly 25 % of their original capacity.
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2009/10: Batterien für RFID-Funketiketten einsetzen

elektronikJournal 10/2009Nahtloses Informationsmanagement ist in Krankenhäusern ein absolutes Muss. An dieser Stelle setzen batteriebetriebene RFID-Systeme ein. Die sind aber nur gut, solange die Batterie nicht schlapp macht. Und die hat's bei heißen Temperaturen nicht immer einfach!

Artikel veröffentlicht in elektronikJournal, Sonderausgabe 09/2010

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2009/07: Batteries for Smart Utility Meters

Modern Utility ManagementSmart metering systems can reduce energy consumption by up to 15 % thus contributing to energy efficiency and climate protection. Batteries are used as the power source for gas, water and heat meters and must last between 10 and 20 years.

Article by Th. Dittrich published in Modern Utility Management, Summer 2009

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2009/01: Büdingen-based Tadiran Batteries GmbH celebrates its 25th corporate anniversary

Two festive hours were set aside this January to celebrate the 25th company anniversary at Tadiran in Büdingen. Before the executive management and the employees got together for their celebration on January 30, the company founders, owners, business partners and the public had their opportunity to partake in the anniversary: After a plant tour of the Büdingen-based production site, the subsequent meeting at the Hotel Gut Hühnerhof provided ample opportunities for the sharing of memories and ideas.
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2008/10: Höchste Leistung aus kleinstem Volumen

Elektronik 10/2008Auch nach langer Bereitschaftszeit – 10 Jahre und länger – und bei extremen Temperaturen (–40 °C bis +85 °C) können die Lithium-Batterien der
TLM-Baureihe noch die volle Leistung abgeben. Die Reihe besteht aus sechs Typen in zylinderförmigem Gehäuse mit 15 mm Durchmesser.

Artikel veröffentlicht in Elektronik, Ausgabe 10/2008

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2008/09: High-power Battery for Ecall Systems and UAVs

Introducing the TLM battery Tadiran Batteries – battery manufacturer from Buedingen / Germany – presents the lightest and smallest high-power battery available and hereby offers a reserve power plant that seems to be custom-made for Ecall systems in cars and UAV recovery systems.
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2008/07: Temperature miracle SL-560

With its improved temperature endurance the 3.6 Volt high temperature AA size lithium battery ‘SL-560’ from Tadiran Batteries is outstanding: while a temperature range of –55°C to +130°C is specified, extensions are possible to –80°C and to +150°C.
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2008/05: High-power lithium technology for the military

DPAHigh-power lithium commercial battery technology can successfully compete against traditional reserve batteries, delivering benefits such as greater design flexibility, size and weight reductions and significant cost savings.

Article by Th. Dittrich published in dpa, May 2008

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2008/04: New long-distance runner capable of strong sprints

Tadiran Batteries is introducing a new battery as part of its already successful PulsesPlus range: The TLP-83112/A – 150 g in weight and with dimensions of 35 x 50 x 65 mm³ – enables transmission for a duration of 20 minutes using standard GSM modules, at a minimum voltage of 3.3 Volts.
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2008/04: Lithium batteries = smart savings

Power & Energy SolutionsSmart meters are key to cutting domestic energy consumption. Dr. Thomas Dittrich of Tadiran Batteries explains how his production line plays a vital role in the value chain, offering durability and cost efficiency through sophisticated technology.

Article published in Power & Energy Solutions, Europe Edition, Issue 7, 2008

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2006/10: Sichere Batterie für Notfälle

Aktuelle Technik 10/2006Die Batterie TLM-1550/HP ist eine organische Primärbatterie der Grösse AA, die eine Pulsstromfähigkeit von 15 A und eine Dauerstromfähigkeit von 5 A aufweist. Die Hochleistungsbatterie funktioniert bis zu Temperaturen von -40 °C und eignet sich daher als Notbatterie für Telematikanwendungen. Die Batterie erfüllt zudem alle Anforderungen an die Sicherheit.

Artikel veröffentlicht in Aktuelle Technik, Ausgabe 10/2006

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2006/04: Tank level management

European Design EngineerSmart meters are key to cutting domestic energy consumption. Dr. Thomas Dittrich of Tadiran Batteries explains how his production line plays a vital role in the value chain, offering durability and cost efficiency through sophisticated technology.

Article published in European Design Engineer 04/2006

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2005/08: Primärbatterien: Notstrom

Design & Elektronik 08/2005Der Vormarsch der Elektronik auf dem Automobilsektor geht weiter. Die Automobilhersteller stellen Notrufsysteme bereit, die Elektronik erobert jedoch auch ehemalige Domänen der Mechanik wie das Türschloss. Solche Systeme müssen auch dann noch funktionieren, wenn die Autobatterie abgeklemmt oder etwa bei einem Unfall funktionslos geworden ist.

Artikel veröffentlicht in Design & Elektronik, Ausgabe 08/2005

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2004/12: Implementing Lithium Batteries Into Automotive Applications

EPNThe requirements for batteries in automotive applications differ widely from each other. A TPMS battery, for instance, delivers a small (or no) background current with pulses up to 10 mA and should work for up to 10 years inside the wheel. Shock, vibration and centrifugal forces are very demanding. In the field of telematics, emergency, and safety devices, very high current pulses are drawn after a long standby time of up to 10 years. The article describes these applications, proposes Sonnenschein Lithium Batteries for them, and compares them to other available technologies.

Article by Horst Reuning published in EPN 12/2004

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2004/12: Lange Austauschzyklen bei der Fernablesung

polyscope-Magazin 12/2004Viele Anwendungen bei der Fernablesung von Verbrauchszählern (Englisch: Automatic Meter Reading, AMR, oder Remote Meter Reading, RMR) benötigen eine eigenständige Stromversorgung.
Dabei reicht der Strombedarf von ein paar Milliampere bei Handablesegeräten bis zu ein oder zwei Ampere bei ortsfesten GSM-Modems. Üblicherweise wird dabei eine Lebensdauer von zehn und mehr Jahren von der Batterie erwartet. Tadiran Batteries Lithium-Batterien sind die ideale Antwort auf die Herausforderung. Es ist aber sinnvoll, die Auslegung der Batterie sorgfältig zu planen.

Artikel veröffentlicht im polyscope-Magazin, Ausgabe 12/2004

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2004/09: Strom aus der Konserve

FACTORY-Magazin 09/2004Auch nach mehr als einem Jahrhundert seit der Erfindung der Batterie ist die alles könnende „eierlegende Wollmilchsau“ noch nicht in Sicht. Aber für einige Anwendungsgebiete kristallisierten sich recht brauchbare Technologien mit guter Zukunftsaussicht heraus.

Artikel veröffentlicht im FACTORY-Magazin, Ausgabe 09/2004

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2004/05: Lithium Powers AMR

Enlargement: EUMany AMR applications require stand-alone electric power where the current requirement - apart from a small background current - ranges from a few milliamperes for hand-held reading equipment to an ampere or two in fixed GSM equipment. Lifetimes of 10 years and more without charging or replacement are common in this field. Batteries are usually needed to power end point devices for gas, heat, electricity and water meters, using RF or GSM communication.

Paper published in Enlargement: EU Power and Energy, issue 2,  by Th. Dittrich

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2000/03: Pulses Plus Battery System for High Energy High Power Applications

Seminar and Exhibit on Primary & Secondary Batteries Tadiran Batteries Ltd. developed a new power source (PulsesPlus Battery) capable of delivering high energy density at high power. It has very low self-discharge rate and wide operating temperature range. This power source combines the bobbin type Li/SOCl2 cell with Hybrid Layer Capacitor (HLC).

Paper presented at the 17th International Seminar and Exhibit on Primary & Secondary Batteries, March 2000, by H. Yamin et al.

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