Toyota Uses Magnesium In Batteries Instead Of Lithium

Posted: May 9 2016, 9:53am CDT | by , Updated: May 9 2016, 9:20pm CDT, in News | Cars & Vehicles

Toyota use Magnesium in Batteries instead of Lithium

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Technologists at Toyota Motors utilize the element magnesium in fuel cells.

Most of the batteries in our gadgets are based on lithium ion technology. All our iPhones, laptops, iPads, iWatches and road-worthy vehicles are reliant on these batteries.

Yet they have the disadvantage that they can easily explode and cause irrepairable damage. The engineers at Toyota have come up with a method of interchanging lithium for magnesium. This not only makes the batteries miniatures in their nature, but much more potent to boot.

One of the female engineers at Toyota Motors heard about the challenge and decided to come up with a remedy. She experimented with magnesium-compatible electrolytes.

Also hydrogen storage materials were employed by her in the repertoire of this scientific game of invention and discovery. Although she came up with a prototype of a lithium ion battery substitute, it will take up to two decades for this new scheme of things to be integrated into the technological innovations of today and tomorrow.

However, the step taken by her and her team of experts is definitely spot on. Toyota is not the only company that has had its workers engage in all sorts of chemical tinkering for the betterment of science and technology. Other attempts have been made in the past and will continue to be made in the future.

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