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DuPont's new Energain separators for car batteries

August 9, 2010

DuPont Co. has a new polyimide-based separator for lithium-ion batteries that will improve the power and life of batteries for hybrid and electric cars. The Wilmington, Del.-based company is also building a facility near Richmond, Va., to make its new Energain separators. Mike Sanders, global director of DuPont’s Energy Storage Solutions, explains in an Aug. 3 interview with Plastics News at the auto industry’s Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Mich.