Tydrolyte is introducing its patent-pending, novel and safe electrolyte solution for automotive, motive and stationary storage lead battery manufacturers. Tydrolyte is a less toxic drop-in replacement for toxic sulfuric acid in lead batteries. A whitepaper with independent test results available at Grand View Research.demonstrates the potential of this breakthrough material to increase battery life, battery efficiency and charge acceptance. These are critical performance parameters needed for stop/start and mild hybrid vehicles as well as other lead battery applications. The global lead battery market is expected to reach $84.46 billion by 2025 according market research firm
“Tydrolyte is a novel innovative chemistry and a promising new approach to advancing lead batteries. It eliminates the drawbacks of handling sulfuric acid including safety, storage, disposal and insurance. Even more importantly, initial tests demonstrate that it may improve some critical performance parameters,” said Paul Bundschuh, CEO of Tydrolyte. “Another benefit is that as a drop-in replacement the new electrolyte doesn’t require any change in existing paste recipes, production technology or equipment, so battery manufacturers can switch to it easily.”
The lead-acid battery consisting of lead, lead oxide and a sulfuric acid electrolyte was invented in 1859 by French physicist Gaston Planté and is the oldest type of rechargeable battery. Lead batteries have been and continue to be the most popular rechargeable battery with over 400 GWh shipped annually according to market research firm Avicenne Energy.
“In spite of its historic success, many aspects of lead battery chemistry are not fully understood, and this provides a significant opportunity to further enhance the performance of world’s most popular rechargeable battery technology,” stated Dr. Boris Monahov, PhD, program manager at the Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC). “We are delighted to welcome Tydrolyte into membership of the ALABC, and strongly support companies such as Tydrolyte in pursuing innovative new solutions to the challenge of improving lead battery performance. There is a bright future for the lead battery, but it is essential that the industry continues to drive innovation to meet future market requirements. We look forward to working with Tydrolyte in the future.”
Lead batteries are one of the world’s most environmentally sustainable industrial products. 100% of lead battery material is recyclable, and 99% of lead batteries are recycled in the United States and Western Europe, achieving the designation of the world’s most recycled product. The entire lead battery circular economy including manufacturing, consumer product and post-consumer recycling is accomplished with minimal human exposure to lead materials.
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