Researchers developed a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly solvent-free mechanochemical method for recycling lithium-ion batteries.This reactive milling process is scalable, works in ambient conditions, and offers high-conversion rate.The process has potential to reduce the recycling time and cost, losses of valuable materials, emission of toxic gases, and energy consumption.
Primary Application Area: Materials & Manufacturing
Technology Development Status: Concept
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 2
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
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