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429 - Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

429122000 - CURRENT PRODUCING CELL, ELEMENTS, SUBCOMBINATIONS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREWITH AND ADJUNCTS

429163000 - Cell enclosure structure, e.g., housing, casing, container, cover, etc.

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
429179000 On or through a side of housing 166
429181000 And terminal seal 48
429180000 Sealing sleeve embedded or molded in cover 5
20090269663ALKALINE BATTERY - An alkaline battery of the present invention includes a battery case, a power generating element housed in the interior of the battery case, and an assembled sealing part for closing the opening of the battery case. The assembled sealing part includes a resin sealing member. The sealing member includes a central cylindrical portion having a through-hole for inserting a shank of a negative electrode current collector therethrough, a peripheral cylindrical portion interposed between the periphery of the negative electrode terminal plate and the end portion of the opening of the battery case, and a joint portion for joining the central cylindrical portion and the peripheral cylindrical portion. The end portion of the opening of the battery case is curved such that the top of the peripheral cylindrical portion of the sealing member is wrapped therein, and the curved portion is crimped inward so that the periphery of the negative electrode terminal plate is fixed tightly. The sealing member includes polyamide having an equilibrium moisture content at a relative humidity of 50% of 0.9 to 1.7%.10-29-2009
20080292958INSULATIVE FEEDTHROUGH ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICES - An insulative feedthrough receives an electrical lead therethrough and includes a ferrule having first and second open ends and an interior surface. At least one polymeric guide member is positioned substantially within the first end of the ferrule and has an aperture therethrough for receiving the lead. An insulating material is deposited in the ferrule through the second end for sealingly engaging the lead and the interior surface of the ferrule.11-27-2008
20110129726ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An electrochemical device according to the present invention has an outer package including a metal film; a battery element enclosed in the outer package; resin layers provided at least inside a sealing region of the outer package; and a lead extending from the battery element through between the resin layers in the sealing region of the outer package to the outside of the outer package, and a shape of the lead in the sealing region includes front and back surfaces both consisting of curved surfaces. In the sealing region, a maximum thickness Z06-02-2011
20100291435BATTERY PARTS HAVING RETAINING AND SEALING FEATURES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND USE - Battery parts having retaining and sealing features and associated assemblies and methods are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a battery part includes a base portion that is configured to be embedded in battery container material of a corresponding battery container. The battery part and base portion include several torque resisting features and gripping features that resist torsional or twist loads that are applied to the battery part after it has been joined to the battery container. For example, the base portion can include several internal and external torque resisting features and gripping features that are configured to resist twisting or loosening of the battery part with reference to the battery container material, as well as prevent or inhibit fluid leakage from the battery container.11-18-2010
20120270100Secondary battery structure - The present invention discloses a secondary battery structure, which comprises a battery body and two terminal assemblies. The battery body has two end-covers; each end-cover has a socket on the inner surface thereof and a through-hole penetrating the socket. Each terminal assembly has a screw and a fastener. The screw is inserted through the through-hole and has a head accommodated in the socket. The fastener is engaged with the screw from the outside of the end-cover to lock a wire or an electric-conduction plate in between the fastener and the battery body, whereby the wire or the electric-conduction plate is unlikely to loosen, wherefore the present invention is suitable for mobile products or frequently-vibrating products. Further, the present invention has simple structure and is suitable for low-cost standardized production.10-25-2012
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20090061308Battery Including Aluminum Components - A primary lithium battery can include a current collector that includes aluminum, a positive lead that includes aluminum, or both. The aluminum battery components can have high mechanical strength and low electrical resistance.03-05-2009
20130084488ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE - An electrochemical device includes a power generating element, an outer package, a current collector, and a movement restricting member. The power generating element includes a main portion and a terminal portion. The main portion includes an electrode prepared by forming an active material layer on a metal foil surface of the electrode. The terminal portion is provided on a side of the main portion. The outer package houses the power generating element. The current collector is connected to the terminal portion of the power generating element. The movement restricting member includes a holding portion arranged between the side of the main portion of the power generating element and an inner surface of the outer package opposite the side of the main portion.04-04-2013
20100075221Cell thermal runaway propagation resistance using an internal layer of intumescent material - A means for inhibiting the propagation of thermal runaway within a plurality of batteries is provided, wherein the means is comprised of at least one layer of intumescent material interposed between the interior surface of the casing of a battery and the corresponding electrode assembly.03-25-2010
20120244423LAMINATE CASE SECONDARY BATTERY - A positive electrode current collector terminal (09-27-2012
20100143795Battery and a Process for Making a Battery - A process for making a battery includes providing a lid (06-10-2010
20090181298INTEGRAL ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE - According to various embodiments, an electrochemical device is provided that comprises an anode terminal pin electrically coupled with an anode, a cathode terminal pin electrically coupled with a cathode, and a terminal surface configured to receive the anode terminal pin and the cathode terminal pin. The electrochemical device may further comprise a shared surface that is configured to interface with the terminal surface to produce an electrode housing, and the shared surface may be configured to be shared between the integral electrochemical device and an apparatus that is configured to receive power from the integral electrochemical device07-16-2009
20130034772BATTERY - Provided is a battery having an outer package made of a laminated film, and further with a terminal having a plate-form first metal layer, and second metal layers laid over both surfaces of the first metal layer, respectively. The terminal is sandwiched between portions of the resin layer or between the resin layers, and at its sandwiched region the second metal layers of the terminal contact the resin layer(s) of the laminated film.02-07-2013
20090155684PROTECTION CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY AND BATTERY PACK HAVING THE SAME - A protection circuit assembly and a battery pack including the same detachment of a lead plate from a protection circuit board. The battery pack includes a bare cell including a cap assembly having an electrode terminal and a cap plate; and a protection circuit assembly including; a protection circuit board having first and second connection terminals, a first lead plate to connect the first connection terminal to the cap plate, and a second lead plate to connect the second connection terminal to the electrode terminal, the second lead plate including a groove and/or a hole formed at one side connected in the second connection. A solder cream is applied to sides and upper edges of the lead plate to securely attach the second lead plate to the protection circuit board, thereby preventing the detachment of the second lead plate from the protection circuit board.06-18-2009
20090123834BATTERY PACK - A battery pack including: a bare cell including an electrode assembly, and a can to house the electrode assembly; and a protective circuit board including a base plate, disposed on the can. The can includes a cap plate disposed in an opening thereof, including a first terminal that extends toward the protective circuit board. The protective circuit board includes a base plate, a first connection terminal connected to the first terminal, a second connection terminal connected to the cap plate, and a first opening corresponding to the first and second connection terminals.05-14-2009
20130052519CONNECTING POLE FOR A RECHARGEABLE BATTERY AND RECHARGEABLE BATTERY HOUSING - A connecting pole for a rechargeable battery is disclosed. The connecting pole (02-28-2013
20100129708NON-AQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE BATTERY WHEREIN A BATTERY CASE AND A TERMINAL ARE CONNECTED THROUGH RESISTANCE - A non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising: a battery case containing aluminum; a positive electrode terminal attached to the battery case; and a negative electrode terminal attached to the battery case and insulated from the battery case, wherein the positive electrode terminal and the battery case are connected through a resistor having resistance of 1Ω to 1 MΩ. Otherwise, A non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising: a battery case containing iron; a negative electrode terminal attached to the battery case; and a positive electrode terminal attached to the battery case and insulated from the battery case, wherein the negative electrode terminal and the battery case are connected through a resistor having resistance of 1Ω to 1 MΩ.05-27-2010
20130059197LITHIUM BATTERY CORE AND SHELL STRUCTURE - A lithium battery core and shell structure comprises a shell body, a first terminal component and a second terminal component are respectively connected above a cover plate of the shell body, an anode tab and a cathode tab are respectively connected below the cover plate of the shell body. The anode tab is electrically connected to the first terminal component; an end of the cathode tab is electrically connected to the second terminal component, while another end of the cathode tab is extended downward and bent to form a coupling portion; and an insulating element is disposed between the coupling portion and the anode tab, so as to prevent short circuit because of contact between the anode tab and the cathode tab.03-07-2013
20110014514Cell with an Outer Layer of Intumescent Material - A battery assembly is provided that includes a layer of intumescent material that coats the sidewall and bottom surface of the cell casing, excluding at least one case contact region.01-20-2011
20090233167Capacity Increasing Current Collector and Fuel Gauge for Lithium-Containing Electrochemical Cell - An electrochemical battery cell having a negative electrode, such as a negative electrode, including lithium, that is provided with a fuel gauge or end of life indicator capable of generating a voltage step preferably indicating that the cell is close to the end of its life and should be replaced, wherein the voltage step is detectable by a device associated with the cell. Additional capacity is added to the cell by utilizing a current collector comprising a consumable electrochemically active material having a lower potential than the electrochemically active material of the associated electrode, such as lithium, and a discharge voltage above a predetermined cut-off voltage.09-17-2009
20100239903RECHARGEABLE BATTERY PACK - The invention relates to a rechargeable battery pack. Particularly, but not exclusively, the invention relates to a rechargeable battery pack for a battery powered appliance such as a hand held vacuum cleaner. The rechargeable battery pack includes at least one power interface for transferring power from the battery pack to an appliance during use and a single charger input terminal to which an output terminal of a battery charger is connectable during use for charging the battery pack, wherein the single charger input terminal is connectable to the output terminal of a battery charger when the battery pack is connected to an appliance and when the battery pack is not connected to an appliance.09-23-2010
20110086263Battery, Charging Apparatus and Electronic Device - In a battery including a battery cell formed in a flattened substantially parallelepiped shape and a terminal contacting section electrically connected to the battery cell, at one end in the longitudinal direction of a face of the battery opposing to the face on which the terminal contacting section is provided, a projecting portion which projects in the longitudinal direction of the face is provided. Meanwhile, another projecting portion which projects in the longitudinal direction of the face is provided at the other end. The projecting portions may have projecting lengths different from each other or may have projecting lengths and projecting thicknesses different from each other. A charging apparatus into which the battery is to be installed includes an accommodating section for the battery which in turn includes projection accommodating portions configured to individually accommodate the projecting portions.04-14-2011
20110300435Rechargeable battery - A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate, a first collector plate, a case in which the electrode assembly is received, a cap plate sealing the case, a first electrode terminal electrically connected to the first electrode plate, the first electrode terminal including a first terminal bolt electrically connected to the first collector plate and passing through the cap plate, and a first terminal nut, the first terminal nut being engaged with the first terminal bolt so as to be riveted thereto.12-08-2011
20110136002RECHARGEABLE SECONDARY BATTERY HAVING IMPROVED SAFETY AGAINST PUNCTURE AND COLLAPSE - Disclosed is a secondary battery having improved safety against puncture and collapse. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, a case receiving the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled to the case, and a support plate electrically coupled to the first and second electrodes of the electrode assembly, the support plate being disposed between the electrode assembly and the case.06-09-2011
20120015240BATTERY PACK - A battery pack including a bare cell having an electrode assembly, a case housing the electrode assembly, and a plurality of electrode taps electrically coupled to the electrode assembly, each of the electrode taps having an electrode connection portion; and a plurality of electrode terminals each including a plurality of elastically deformable portions, wherein each of the electrode terminals is electrically coupled to one of the electrode taps, wherein the electrode connection portion of a respective one of the electrode taps is coupled between the elastically deformable portions of a respective one of the electrode terminals.01-19-2012
20110143194Secondary Battery Having Interconnected Positive and Negative Electrode Tabs - A secondary battery is capable of fastening a positive electrode tab and a negative electrode tab to each other without performing welding. The secondary battery comprises an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate, a positive electrode tab and a negative electrode tab coupled to the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate, respectively, a housing accommodating the electrode assembly and having one side open, a plate sealing up the open part of the housing, a fastening unit formed so as to protrude from the plate in a non-penetrating structure, and a first tab terminal inserted into the fastening unit via the positive electrode tab so as to electrically couple the positive electrode tab and the plate to each other.06-16-2011
20090169989STORAGE CELL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME - A storage cell includes a storage element including first and second electrodes which are opposite to each other in a predetermined direction, a first terminal bonded to the first electrode, a second terminal bonded to the second electrode, and an outer resin covering the storage element to expose an outer surface of the first terminal and an outer surface of the second terminal from the outer resin. The storage element has substantially a rectangular shape viewing from the predetermined direction. The outer resin has substantially a rectangular shape viewing from the predetermined direction. The outer resin has first and second surfaces opposite to each other, and has a third surface connected with the first surface and the second surface. The first terminal is exposed on the first surface of the outer resin. The second terminal has a shape extending beyond the storage element along the first and third surfaces, and is exposed on the first surface. This storage cell has a small size, a large capacitance, and high reliability.07-02-2009
20100112435Battery Pack and Motor-Driven Tool Using the Same - A battery pack (05-06-2010
20100266894RECHARGEABLE BATTERY HAVING A CURRENT COLLECTING PLATE - Disclosed is a rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly having a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator between the positive and negative electrodes. The electrode assembly has rounded ends and a flat portion between the rounded ends, a case containing the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled to the case, and a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly and exposed to an exterior of the electrode assembly. The battery also includes a current collecting plate electrically connecting one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode to a terminal, and welded to an end of the positive electrode or the negative electrode at the curved portion of the electrode assembly.10-21-2010
20090087733RECHARGEABLE BATTERY - A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly, a case, a cap assembly, and a current collecting plate. The electrode assembly includes an anode, a cathode, and a separator interposed between the anode and the cathode. The case houses the electrode assembly and has an opening and has a closed end. The cap assembly is coupled to the opening of the case, and is electrically connected to the electrode assembly. The current collecting plate is electrically connected to the anode or the cathode, and has a guide portion. The guide portion bends toward the electrode assembly to be in contact with the electrode assembly.04-02-2009
20090087734BATTERY PACK - Positive and negative terminals formed on a top face of a unit cell and positive and negative terminals formed on a surface of a circuit board opposed to the unit cell are electrically connected to each other by connectors. The connectors each include an elastic body formed from an elastic material, and a conductor which is placed so as to be exposed on upper and lower surfaces of the elastic body and which serves for electrically connecting those exposed portions to each other. By elastic restoring force of the elastic body generated by elastic compression of the elastic body between the terminals, the upper and lower surfaces of the connectors are put into press contact between the opposing positive and negative terminals of the unit cell and the circuit board, by which their electrical connection is maintained.04-02-2009
20090136842STACKED BATTERY - A stacked battery sealed by a film casing shows a raised degree of resistance against vibrations. The stacked battery includes a stacked body formed by alternately laying plate-like positive electrodes and plate-like negative electrodes one on the other by way of separators, each of the positive electrodes and the negative electrodes having recessed sections and corresponding projecting sections, the recessed sections of each electrode being disposed vis-a-vis the projecting sections of one of the adjacent electrodes of the opposite polarity and the projecting sections of each electrode being disposed vis-a-vis the recessed sections of the other adjacent electrode of the opposite polarity except the those arranged closest to the exposed surfaces of the stacked body, and holding members respectively engaged directly or through at least one of the separator and the film casing with the recessed sections and the projecting sections of the electrodes arranged closest to the exposed surfaces, the holding members being rigidly secured to the film casing covering the stacked body and sealing the stacked battery, the positive electrodes and the negative electrodes being respectively connected to a positive terminal and a negative terminal.05-28-2009
20090176156Protective circuit board, battery pack, and associated methods - A protective circuit board, including a mounting board and a plurality of lead terminals disposed at one side of the mounting board, wherein the lead terminals include a first terminal in contact with one side surface of the mounting board, and a second terminal bent at an angle with respect to the first terminal.07-09-2009
20090176155SQUEEZE PIN AND SECONDARY BATTERY USING THE SAME - A squeeze pin and a secondary battery using the same improve the coupling intensity of an electrode tab and a lead terminal, prevent damage of a protection circuit module, and reduce the cost. The secondary battery includes an outer case; an electrode assembly accommodated in the outer case and including a positive electrode plate connected to a positive electrode tab, a negative electrode plate connected to a negative electrode tab, and a separator; a protective circuit board including first and second connection terminals; and a first lead terminal connecting the positive electrode tab to the first connection terminal and a second lead terminal connecting the negative electrode tab to the second connection terminal, wherein at least one of the first lead terminal and the positive electrode tab, or the second lead terminal and the negative electrode tab are physically electrically connected to each other.07-09-2009
20100279170RECHARGEABLE SECONDARY BATTERY HAVING IMPROVED SAFETY AGAINST PUNCTURE AND COLLAPSE - A rechargeable battery having improved safety against puncture and collapse includes an electrode assembly, a case, a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal, a cap plate, and a short circuit member. The electrode assembly includes a first electrode, a separator, and a second electrode. The case contains the electrode assembly. The first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal are electrically connected to the first electrode and the second electrode, respectively. The short circuit member is between the electrode assembly and the case and short circuits the secondary battery when the secondary battery is punctured or collapsed.11-04-2010
20120295152METHOD FOR PREVENTING ERRONEOUS LOADING OF COMPONENT-TO-BE-LOADED ON MAIN BODY SIDE APPARATUS, COMPONENT-TO-BE-LOADED AND BATTERY PACK - A battery apparatus of the type having a length, a width and a height, top and bottom surfaces substantially perpendicular to the height direction. First and second side surfaces, that include curved surfaces, are disposed between the top and bottom surfaces, and front and rear end portions are disposed between the top and bottom surfaces and also disposed between the first and second side surfaces. A plurality of electric contact portions are exposed through terminal windows; and a battery cell is electrically connected to at least one of the electric contact portions. The front end portion includes first and second level surfaces, with the second level surface being lower than the first level surface; and wherein the terminal windows are disposed in the second level surface.11-22-2012
20100136422Secondary battery with improved capacity and installation convenience - A secondary battery includes a bare cell having an electrode terminal and a cap plate, and a protective circuit module protecting the bare cell. The protective circuit module includes a first module positioned on an upper surface of the bare cell, a second module positioned on a lower surface of the bare cell and having a charge/discharge terminal, and a third module positioned on a side surface of the bare cell and electrically connecting the first module to the second module.06-03-2010
20100136420CELL-MODULE CARTRIDGE AND MID-LARGE BATTERY MODULE INCLUDING THE SAME - Disclosed herein are a cell module cartridge including a cartridge body constructed in a rectangular structure in which a plate-shaped secondary battery cell is mounted to the cartridge body, the cartridge body being open at the top thereof, and a top cover mounted to the open top of the cartridge body while the battery cell is mounted to the cartridge body, wherein the cartridge body is provided at the bottom thereof with a plurality of through-holes, the cartridge body is provided at one side of the upper and lower ends of each side wall thereof with a coupling protrusion and a coupling groove, and the cartridge body is provided at the front thereof with a coupling part, to which an additional member for mounting an electrode terminal connecting member is coupled in an assembly fashion, such that the electrode terminal connecting member is stably connected to the corresponding electrode terminal of the corresponding battery cell, and a middle- or large-sized battery module including the same.06-03-2010
20090081539Battery pack - A battery pack increases coupled strength of a protection circuit module and an outer case, and realize a compact battery pack by physically coupling the protection circuit module coupled to a bare cell and the integral outer case by an adherent member. The battery pack includes a bare cell; a circuit module arranged on an upper surface of the bare cell and electrically coupled to the bare cell; an outer case integrally formed so as to cover a pair of short side surfaces and the upper surface of the bare cell including the circuit module, and coupled to the circuit module; and a label attached to the pair of the short side surfaces, a pair of long side surfaces and a lower surface of the bare cell. At least one protrusion part may be integrally formed an outer side surface of said circuit module. At least one tapered part may be integrally formed with said outer case.03-26-2009
20090297942LITHIUM POLYMER BATTERY - Disclosed is a lithium polymer battery, which includes: an electrode assembly; an outer case receiving the electrode assembly, where an electrode tab of the electrode assembly is withdrawn out of the outer case; a protection circuit module provided at one side of the outer case, where an inner connection terminal of the protection circuit module is connected to the electrode tab of the electrode assembly and provided in parallel to the withdrawn direction of the electrode tab. The lithium polymer battery can improve reliability and safety of an electrical coupling state between a bare cell and a protection circuit module and assembling workability between the electrode tab and connection terminals by mechanically and electrically coupling them to each other without bending the electrode tab.12-03-2009
20090286152ELECTRICITY STORAGE DEVICE - In an electricity storage device buried with a storage battery accommodated in a housing, it is aimed to prevent a positive electrode terminal and a negative electrode terminal from being corroded even upon condensation in the housing.11-19-2009
20090081540CURRENT COLLECTOR OF LEAD-ACID STORAGE BATTERY, AND LEAD-ACID STORAGE BATTERY - An object of the present invention is to take fundamental measures against the phenomenon that the positive current collector of a lead-acid battery elongates due to corrosion, in consideration of a mechanism, and to inhibit corrosion elongation. A current collector is prepared by the steps of: mixing a lead oxide of pinning compounds for inhibiting recrystallization with the atomized powder of lead or a lead alloy; and then powder-rolling the mixture. A lead-acid battery is composed with the use of the current collector.03-26-2009
20110229757POWER STORAGE DEVICE - An object is to increase the amount of ions capable of entering and leaving a positive electrode active material in an ion battery so that the capacity of the battery is increased. When a solid solution including alkali metal oxide having electrical conductivity less than or equal to 1009-22-2011
20090081538Rechargeable battery pack - A rechargeable battery pack including a cap cover through which a protection element may be easily mounted and a coupling terminal which is integrally manufactured when forming the cap cover includes: a bare cell having an electrode terminal; a cap cover coupled to a leading side of the electrode terminal of the bare cell, and on which a through hole is formed; a first coupling terminal attached to an external side of the cap cover; and a protection element accommodated in the cap cover, electrically connected to the electrode terminal via a first coupling lead, and electrically connected to the first coupling terminal via the through hole by a second coupling lead.03-26-2009
20090117458Flexible printed circuit (PC) board, junction method thereof, and battery pack using the flexible PC board - A flexible Printed Circuit (PC) board, junction method thereof and battery pack using the flexible PC board prevents cracking of terminal units of a flexible PC board and reducing degradation thereof due to deformation by increasing its tensile strength. The flexible PC board has a multi-layered structure including wiring with terminal units, a first insulating layer and a second insulating layer arranged both over and under the wiring. An end of the second insulating layer is arranged between an end of the terminal units and an end of the first insulating layer.05-07-2009
20100183914RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM BATTERIES COMPRISING MEANS FOR THE SORPTION OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES IN THE FORM OF A MULTILAYER POLYMERIC SHEET - Rechargeable lithium batteries are described comprising an airtight container, electrodes immersed in an electrolytic solution and spaced apart by means of one or more separators, electrical contacts connected to the electrodes and a means for sorbing harmful substances formed of a multilayer polymeric sheet (07-22-2010
20100183913LITHIUM CELL WITH IRON DISULFIDE CATHODE AND IMPROVED ELECTROLYTE - A primary cell having an anode comprising lithium and a cathode comprising iron disulfide (FeS07-22-2010
20100216015BATTERY PACK AND BATTERY PACK MANUFACTURING METHOD - In a battery pack in which accessory parts are fitted to a unit cell, the unit cell has a terminal portion, accessory parts include an electrical-connection use lead and a frame having an engagement portion to be engaged with the lead, and the lead and the terminal portion are bonded together by welding while the lead is engaged with the engagement portion. As a result of this, movement of the frame can be inhibited under action of external force. Moreover, in a structure in which an exterior cover is fitted to the frame or in which resin mold is integrally molded with the frame, movement of these members can be inhibited when external force acts on the exterior cover or the resin mold.08-26-2010
20100227215RECHARGEABLE BATTERY - A battery including: a case having a case region extendable along a first direction; an electrode assembly housed within the case and including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode including a first uncoated region at a first end of the electrode assembly, and the second electrode including a second uncoated region at a second end of the electrode assembly, the second end facing oppositely away from the first end, and the first uncoated region being spatially separated from the second uncoated region along the first direction; and a terminal electrically coupled to at least one of the first uncoated region or the second uncoated region, the case region being between the first uncoated region and the second uncoated region along the first direction.09-09-2010
20130189567Lithium Ion Battery and Manufacturing Method Thereof - The present application relates to a lithium ion battery, which comprises a cell and a protective plate located at the front end of the cell, an anode tab and a cathode tab arranged at the front end of the cell, and the entirety consisting of the cell and the protective plate is wrapped with a fire-proof insulating material layer. The fire-proof insulating material layer of the lithium ion battery can be directly stuck on the surface of the cell, no other parts are required to fix the fire-proof insulating material; the thickness of the fire-proof insulating material layer is just 0.01-0.09 mm, so that the cell can utilize more space, and the life is longer; the protective plate is completely wrapped by the insulating paper inside, and an insulating spacer is provided on the lateral side for the purpose of insulating and cushioning, the safety coefficient is higher.07-25-2013
20090111017SECONDARY BATTERY - The secondary battery includes: a can, and electrode assembly disposed in the can; a protection circuit board disposed around an opening of the can, including an external connection terminal; a double-coated adhesive tape interposed between the can and the protection circuit board; a cap assembly including a cap-up, to seal the opening of the can; a first lead connected to the protection circuit board and welded to the cap-up; a second lead connected to the protection circuit board and welded to a bead of the can; and a top cover having a terminal hole corresponding to the external connection terminal.04-30-2009
20110111285ASSEMBLED SEALING MEMBER AND BATTERY USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to an improvement to an assembled sealing member used for batteries. The present invention intends to reliably stop charging and discharging particularly in a battery with high capacity and high output performance, when a trouble occurs in the battery. An assembled sealing member for a battery according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: (i) a conductive cap having an external terminal; (ii) an electrically conductive film disposed so as to face a power generation element and being connected to one of electrodes included in the power generation element; (iii) an electrically conductive valving member disposed between the cap and an electrically conductive film; and (iv) a thermally expandable material disposed between the valving member and the electrically conductive film. The electrically conductive film and the valving member are bonded to each other in an electrically connected state at least one predetermined point, and when the thermally expandable material is expanded to be predetermined times larger, the bond between the electrically conductive film and the valving member ruptures to break the electrical connection between the electrically conductive film and the valving member.05-12-2011
20110033745ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE - An electrochemical device capable of being mounted by soldering includes a film package made of a film; an electrodes part encapsulated together with an electrolyte in said film package; a pair of terminals, one end of each terminal being connected to said electrodes part and another end of each terminal being exposed to an exterior of said film package; and an armor in contact with a substantially entire surface of said film package and in contact with partial surfaces of the exposed ends of said pair of terminals, respectively, to encapsulate said film package, said armor exposing remaining portions of said pair of terminals to an exterior of the armor.02-10-2011
20100136421Cell cap assembly with recessed terminal and enlarged insulating gasket - A simplified cell design is provided for a battery utilizing the 18650 form-factor in which the CID and PTC elements are eliminated, thereby reducing manufacturing cost and battery weight. To reduce the risk of shorting between the battery case and the battery terminal, the battery terminal is recessed relative to the top of the cell case and the insulating gasket positioned between the cell case and the cap assembly is designed to cover a large portion of the outer surface of the terminal element.06-03-2010
20100040947BATTERY PACK - A battery pack is provided and includes an outer package and a battery element housed in the outer package. The outer package includes a laminate having a conductive layer, and a positive electrode terminal or a negative electrode terminal of the battery element is electrically connected to the conductive layer.02-18-2010
20110086262RECHARGEABLE BATTERY - A rechargeable battery is disclosed. The rechargeable battery comprises: a central electrode portion comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator; a first electrode portion extending from a first end of the central electrode portion; a second electrode portion extending from a second end of the central electrode portion opposite the first end; a central case enclosing the central electrode portion; a first electrode case enclosing the first electrode portion, wherein the first electrode case is coupled to the central case such that an overlapping part of the first electrode case encloses a part of the central electrode portion at the first end, and the central case encloses the overlapping part of the first electrode case; and a second electrode case enclosing the second electrode portion, wherein the second electrode case is coupled to the central case such that an overlapping part of the second electrode case encloses a part of the central electrode portion at the second end, and the central case encloses the overlapping part of the second electrode case.04-14-2011
20110081572Rechargeable battery and battery module - A battery includes a battery case, an electrode assembly in the battery case, the electrode assembly including a first electrode, a first terminal exposed to an exterior of the battery case, the first terminal being electrically connected to the first electrode, a first fixing member mechanically coupling the first terminal to the battery, the first fixing member forming at least part of an electrical path from the first terminal to the first electrode, and a corrosion resistance member providing an electrical path from the first terminal to the first fixing member and being in direct contact with each of the first terminal and the first fixing member.04-07-2011
20110177387Rechargeable battery - A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly in a battery case, the electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator, a cap plate connected to the battery case, the cap plate including a short member configured to deform and electrically connect the positive and negative electrodes, and a current collecting portion including at least one fuse, the at least one fuse being electrically connected to one of the negative and positive electrodes of the electrode assembly.07-21-2011
20080213657High Capacity Lithium Ion Secondary Battery with Metal Case - The present invention relates to a high capacity lithium ion secondary battery with metal casing, characterized in that each of the positive terminal or negative terminal includes respectively an upper backing plate, an upper insulator and a lower insulator. The upper backing plate and upper insulator are long-circular piece, two or more rivets pass through the concentric holes on the upper arm of a positive or negative electrode tab, the lower insulator, a sealing cover, the upper insulator and the upper backing plate respectively and rivet them as a whole. The lower arm of the positive electrode tab or negative electrode tab is connected to the corresponding positive or negative electrode tab on a battery core body, and the battery core body is comprised of two or more winded cores in parallel connection. The battery is provided with the advantages and effects of good sealing performance, good electrochemistry property, and simple manufacturing process, as well as high security of a pile comprised of plurality of such individual batteries. As a result the useless space in height of battery is reduced and the volumetric specific energy of the same is enhanced.09-04-2008
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20110052976BATTERY - According to one embodiment, a battery includes an electrode group, a tab, a conductive nipping member, a case, a lid and a lead. The conductive nipping member includes first and second nipping sections. The first and second nipping sections divide the tab into two bundles in which portions of the tab are laminated onto each other in a thickness direction of the electrode group. The lead includes a connecting section connected electrically to a terminal, and current collecting sections which are two sections branched from the connecting section and sandwiching the nipping member.03-03-2011
20110052975SECONDARY BATTERY - A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including: a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator between the positive electrode and the negative electrode that are wound together; a case housing the electrode assembly; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; and an insulating member installed between the electrode assembly and the case wherein the insulating member has a base and four insulating plates extending from the base.03-03-2011
20100330415SECONDARY BATTERY HAVING AN INSULATING CASE LOCATED BETWEEN AN ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY AND A CAP ASSEMBLY - A secondary battery having improved high and low temperature stability includes an insulating case which is prevented from being deformed and damaged at high and low temperatures. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, a cap assembly coupled with the case, and an insulating case positioned between the electrode assembly and the cap assembly. The heat resistance temperature of the insulating case is about 100° Celsius to about 200° Celsius.12-30-2010
20100159319Battery Terminal Contact - A battery terminal positive contact formed as an annular rim which may be rounded or sharper or toothed to insure good electrical contact with a negative terminal contact or an external contact. An interengagement with another contact may be provided received within the rim to be located and retained thereby.06-24-2010
20100159320SECONDARY BATTERY - A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly, a case housing the electrode assembly, an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly and a cap plate sealing the case, the cap plate having an electrolyte injection opening. The electrolyte injection opening has a first opening having a first diameter and a second opening having a second diameter both defined by an inner wall of the cap plate, the second diameter being smaller than the first diameter, and a first guide portion between the first opening and the second opening. A sealing cap seals the electrolyte injection opening and includes a sealing member engaging the inner wall of the first opening and a fixing member coupled to the sealing member and engaging the inner wall of the second opening, wherein a portion of the fixing member is spaced from the inner wall of the second opening.06-24-2010
20100190052BATTERY PACK WITH HIGH AND LOW CURRENT DISCHARGE TERMINALS - A battery pack that is capable of supplying high- and low-current discharge to end products. The battery pack includes a cylindrical housing with a lithium-ion battery cell enclosed within the housing. The housing also includes a first end portion, a second end portion, and a body portion. The first end portion includes a plurality of terminals for electrically connecting to the end product. The terminals include a high-current discharge terminal, a low-current discharge terminal, a battery pack identification terminal, a battery pack temperature terminal, and a positive voltage terminal. The second end portion includes a recess for removably securing the battery pack to an end product, such as a battery charger or a power tool. Included within the battery pack housing is circuitry for controlling the charging and discharging of the battery pack through the low-current discharge terminal.07-29-2010
20110189533INTEGRATED ENERGY STORAGE UNIT - An integrated energy storage unit includes a container and a battery housed within the container. The battery includes a positive battery terminal, a negative battery terminal, and a battery electrolyte. A capacitor is housed within the container, separate from the battery. The capacitor includes a positive capacitor terminal, a negative capacitor terminal, and a capacitor electrolyte. A plurality of connectors electrically couple the battery and the capacitor in parallel. A positive lead is electrically coupled to the positive battery terminal and the positive capacitor terminal. The positive lead extends from the container. A negative lead is electrically coupled to the negative battery terminal and the negative capacitor terminal. The negative lead extends from the container.08-04-2011
20110117426SECONDARY BATTERY - A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a support body receiving the electrode assembly, and an external member coupled to the support body, wherein the support body and the external member together enclose the electrode assembly. Another secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate; and a support body receiving the electrode assembly and including a body and a terminal forming part, wherein the terminal forming part is provided with a first electrode terminal electrically connected to the first electrode plate and a second electrode terminal electrically connected to the second electrode plate, and the terminal forming part is integrally formed with the body.05-19-2011
20110305943SECONDARY BATTERY AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator located between the first electrode and the second electrode; a first collector plate electrically coupled to the first electrode; a case housing the electrode assembly and the first collector plate and having an opening; a cap assembly sealing the opening of the case and being electrically coupled to the first collector plate; a first electrode terminal comprising a first electrode terminal plate electrically coupled to the cap assembly; and a second electrode terminal protruding through the cap assembly, electrically coupled to the second electrode and electrically insulated from the cap assembly.12-15-2011
20120301779METHOD OF MANUFACTURING BATTERY, AND BATTERY - A battery comprises: a container including a bottom portion, long-sidewall portions each standing on a corresponding one of longer side portions of the bottom portion, short-sidewall portions each standing on a corresponding one of two shorter side portions of the bottom portion, and a welded portion in which portions of a flat plate are mutually welded; an electrode assembly housed in the container; an electrode terminal; and a lid closing the container, the container having a cuboid shape, the bottom portion being rectangular, the long-sidewall portions each being rectangular, the short-sidewall portions each being rectangular, the flat plate being made of metal and being folded, and the portions of the flat plate being mutually abutting or overlapping.11-29-2012
20120301778SOLID-STATE MULTI-LAYER ELECTROLYTE, ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL AND BATTERY INCLUDING THE ELECTROLYTE, AND METHOD OF FORMING SAME - An electrochemical cell including a multi-layer solid-state electrolyte, a battery including the cell, and a method of forming the battery and cell are disclosed. The electrolyte includes a first layer that is compatible with the anode of the cell and a second layer that is compatible with the cathode of the cell. The cell exhibits improved performance compared to cells including a single-layer electrolyte.11-29-2012
20110318634SECONDARY BATTERY - A secondary battery having a cap assembly that prevents the end of the terminal plate from coming undone or detached by forming a fixing member having a hook shape at an insulating plate such that the terminal plate is retained by the fixing member. The cap assembly includes a fixing member having a hook shape on the bottom of an insulating plate positioned between a cap plate and a terminal plate, in which the terminal plate is retained by the fixing member. According to this configuration, it is possible to improve weldability between the electrode tabs drawn out of the electrode assembly and the terminal plate.12-29-2011
20120009467Rechargeable Battery - A rechargeable battery having improved temperature detection performance of a resistor element. The rechargeable battery comprises a pouch in which an electrode assembly is embedded, a first terminal and a second terminal that are connected to the electrode assembly to be drawn out s to one side of the pouch, a resistor element connected to the first terminal, and a pressing member that is coupled to the pouch and closely contacts one surface of the resistor element, having a positive temperature coefficient, to the pouch.01-12-2012
20120015241LUG FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERY - A lithium ion battery comprises a shell, a cell disposed in the shell, and two lugs connected to the cell. Each of the lugs comprises a conductive foil with a surface and a PTC layer disposed on the surface of the conductive foil. The lugs conduct currents between the lithium ion battery and an outer circuit.01-19-2012
20120115021BATTERY AND BATTERY MANUFACTURING APPARATUS - A battery includes: an electrode terminal that includes a fastening member; and an electrode plate that includes an electrode tab provided with a through-hole. The through-hole is a part of an outer shape of the electrode plate, and the electrode terminal and the electrode plate are electrically connected to each other through the through-hole by the fastening member.05-10-2012
20110165456ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND BATTERY WHICH CAN BE USED FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device configured to alternatively accommodate one of a first battery and a second battery is provided. The electronic device has a housing in which a battery holder including a first space and a second space is formed. The first space is shaped so as to hold the first battery. The second space continues from the first space. The second space is narrower than the first space at an interface between the first space and the second space. The second space is shaped so that the first space and the second space can hold the second battery together. The electronic device has a contact terminal for supplying the electronic device with power from one of the first battery and the second battery. The contact terminal is provided in the first space.07-07-2011
20100092860Rechargeable battery - A rechargeable battery constructed with a bare cell, a protective circuit board electrically connected to the bare cell, a lead plate operationally connecting the bare cell and the protective circuit board, and a combining case covering an upper end of the bare cell, the protective circuit board and the lead plate. The lead plate is constructed with a first plate electrically connected to an outside surface of the protective circuit board, a second plate electrically connected to the bare cell, and an inside bending part connected between the first plate and the second plate. The first plate of the lead plate is bent around the inside bending part at 180 degrees such that the bare cell is coupled with the protective circuit board in parallel. Therefore, the distance between the bare cell and the protective circuit is reduced, and the capacity per volume of the rechargeable battery is increased.04-15-2010
20100092861Battery pack - A battery pack including a bare cell, a metal case covering the outer surface of the bare cell, and a protection circuit board electrically connected to the metal case.04-15-2010
20100092859POLYMER BATTERY PACK AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Disclosed are a polymer battery pack and a method for manufacturing the same. In the polymer battery pack, a bare cell and a protection circuit member are separated from each other by a holder frame such that the bare cell is coupled to the inner side of the holder frame and the protection circuit member is coupled to the outer side of the holder frame. The method for manufacturing the polymer battery pack includes: coupling a bare cell to the inner side of a holder frame; electrically connecting the bare cell to a protection circuit member; coupling the protection circuit module to the holder frame; coupling a cover to the holder frame; attaching an external label to the cover; attaching a water sensitive paper to the cover; and performing a function test for the battery.04-15-2010
20100092858TERMINAL UNIT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The first aspect of the present invention is a terminal unit which contains an electrode part disposed in a case, for connecting with an electrode body and a terminal part having a rod shape with a first end and a second end, the first end for fixing to the electrode part, and the second end extending outside of the case. In one embodiment of the first aspect of the invention, the electrode part includes an insert hole into which the terminal part is inserted, the terminal part comprises an insert portion having an insert portion having a larger diameter than that of the hole and formed at the first end and a tip portion having a smaller diameter than that of the hole and formed at the nearer side of the first end than the insert portion. And, the clinch portion is press fitted into the insert hole, thereby fixing the terminal part to the electrode part. According to the present invention, the varying of electric conductivity in the terminal unit is prevented.04-15-2010
20090130553Battery terminal, battery, and battery holder - [Problems] A battery terminal, a battery, and a battery holder are provided which are less likely to cause a trouble that an insulated protrusion section having a configurational preventive function for improper connection is separated from a terminal surface without impairing the productivity and cost effectiveness.05-21-2009
20100248017Terminal connector for connecting a cell to a medical device - A electrical connector for connection to an electrochemical cell is described. The connector comprises a conductive lid; a ferrule disposed within an opening through the conductive lid; a conductive center pin disposed within the ferrule; and a hermetic seal formed between the pin and an interior surface of the ferrule. A mating terminal connector adapted to be connected to the ferrule and the conductive center pin is further provided. The terminal connector is a device for easily and quickly connecting the cell to a circuit board of the kind found in an implantable medical device, such as a cardiac pacemaker, defibrillator, neuro-stimulator, drug pump, and the like.09-30-2010
20100248016BATTERY PACK AND POWER TOOL PROVIDED WITH THE SAME - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a battery pack to be inserted and attached to a power tool, including: a case; a battery cell accommodated inside the case; and an electrode terminal connected to the battery cell and provided on the case so as to be connectable to a tool-side electrode terminal, wherein the case includes: a case main portion; and a case sub portion which is protruded from the case main portion to be inserted into the power tool, and wherein the electrode terminal is provided on an upper surface of the case main portion at a side of the case sub portion.09-30-2010
20100248018POWER DISCONNECTION APPARATUS FOR SOFT-SHELL LI ION BATTERY - A power disconnection apparatus includes a soft-shell Li ion battery and a power disconnection device. The soft-shell Li ion battery includes anode pin and a cathode pin and a soft shell enclosing the soft-shell Li ion battery. The power disconnection device includes a panel attaching to the surface of the shell of the soft-shell Li ion battery and a separation unit arranged at topside of the panel and corresponding to one of the anode pin and the cathode pin. The shell has expansion when the soft-shell Li ion battery is over-charged and the panel is move away from the soft-shell Li ion battery. Therefore, the separation unit disconnects power to the anode pin or the cathode pin.09-30-2010
20100209767METHOD FOR EVALUATING BATTERY SAFETY UNDER INTERNAL SHORT-CIRCUIT CONDITION, BATTERY AND BATTERY PACK WHOSE SAFETY IS IDENTIFIED BY INTERNAL SHORT-CIRCUIT SAFETY EVALUATION METHOD, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - The invention provides a method for evaluating the safety of a battery under an internal short-circuit condition. The battery includes: an electrode group including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an insulating layer for electrically insulating the electrodes, which are wound or laminated; an electrolyte; a housing for housing the electrode group and the electrolyte; and a current-collecting terminal for electrically connecting the electrode group and the housing. The method of the invention includes: placing a foreign object at a location inside the electrode group of the battery where the positive electrode and the negative electrode face each other; and pressing the location by the pressure applied by a pressing tool to locally crush the insulating layer between the positive and negative electrodes, thereby causing an internal short-circuit. The contact area of the electrode group and the pressing tool during the pressing is larger than the area of a rectangle circumscribed about the foreign object. A short-circuit test is conducted at a given location inside the battery to comprehensively evaluate the safety of the battery under an internal short-circuit condition.08-19-2010
20110183193RECHARGEABLE BATTERY - A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a first collecting plate electrically coupled to the first electrode plate, the first collecting plate including a fuse reinforcement part having a fuse opening and a reinforcement protrusion protruding from a periphery of the fuse opening; a case housing the electrode assembly and the first collecting plate; and a cap assembly coupled to the case and comprising a cap plate.07-28-2011
20120214049ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An electronic component includes an electrochemical element, an electrolyte and an outer housing. The electrochemical element includes leading terminals, an anode, a cathode, a separator, and an insulating member. Respective first ends of the leading terminals are connected to the anode and the cathode. The separator is provided between the anode and the cathode. The insulating member is provided in at least one of the separator, the anode and the cathode. The electrochemical element, impregnated with the electrolyte, has a first end face formed by laminating the anode, the separator and the cathode in sequence, and second ends of the leading terminals are led out of the first end face. The outer housing accommodates the electrochemical element and the electrolyte. The insulating member covers the separator in positions corresponding to the first ends of the leading terminals. An end of the insulating member protrudes from the first end face.08-23-2012
20100173194ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE AND MANUFACTRUING METHOD THEREOF - There is provided an electric energy storage device which has a connection structure with a high connection reliability and which can suppress any contact of an outer package body with a connection terminal with a simple structure. The electric energy storage device comprises a battery element 07-08-2010
20100173193POUCH-TYPE LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY - The pouch-type lithium secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a pouch for accommodating the electrode assembly; and a variable tab in electrical connection with one electrode tab of two electrode tabs of the electrode assembly and being parallel to the other electrode tab and being drawn outward from the pouch, wherein the position of the variable tab is adjustable with respect to the electrode tab in electrical connection therewith. Therefore, the present invention is capable of achieving easy positional adjustability of an electrode tab protruding outward from the pouch, during a battery assembly process. In addition, the present invention is capable of taking prompt measures in response to consumer demands by improving the design freedom of a battery pack particularly in a large-area battery.07-08-2010
20120251873ELECTRIC CELL AND BATTERY ASSEMBLY - Each of electric cells constituting a battery assembly is provided with external terminals. The upper end of the electric cell is covered with an upper cap surrounding the external terminals whereas the lower end of the electric cell is covered with a lower cap. The electric cell is held between an upper holder and a lower holder via the upper cap and the lower cap. The upper cap includes a protector including ribs projecting along both sides of an inspecting terminal projecting through a terminal opening. The upper ends of the ribs are located above the inspecting terminal. Consequently, a metallic tool or the like cannot be brought into contact with the inspecting terminal, thereby preventing short-circuiting. Thus, it is possible to secure an excellent assembling performance while enhancing the safety of assembling work.10-04-2012
20100047686 ELECTRODE STRUCTURE AND BATTERY DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD - An electrode is provided with a metal terminal extending from a battery module main body, a bolt which has an expanded section configuring a retaining section at a rear end portion and penetrates the metal terminal upward, and an insulating body which insulates the metal terminal and the battery module case one from the other. The insulating body is provided with a drop preventing section which abuts at least a lower surface of the expanded section of the bolt and prevents the bolt from dropping from the metal terminal.02-25-2010
20090061307Can type lithium secondary battery - A can type lithium secondary battery preventing a cap assembly having a terminal plate from being deformed due to a spinning pressure introduced by an insertion of an electrode terminal by forming a reinforcing part on a terminal plate includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator formed between the first and second electrode plates, a can receiving the electrode assembly and an electrolyte, and a cap assembly including a cap plate, an insulation plate, a terminal plate with a reinforcing part for preventing the deformation of the terminal plate, an electrode terminal, and a gasket coupled to an upper end opening of the can.03-05-2009
20100291434CONNECTOR AND BATTERY PACK HAVING THE SAME - A connector electrically connecting a battery pack to an electronic device and a battery pack having the same, the connector including a connector body and contacts formed with the connector body and into which an external terminal is inserted to be electrically connected thereto, and supports formed between the connector body and the contacts to prevent the contacts and the connector body from deformation caused by insertion of a terminal of an electronic device.11-18-2010
20110003195BATTERY PACK - According to an embodiment, a battery pack includes a battery cell, a circuit module, and a cover. The circuit module is coupled to the battery cell by lead plates. Terminals are disposed on a top surface of the circuit module. The cover is coupled to the circuit module and the battery cell and exposes the terminals to an exterior environment. At least one support plate is disposed between the circuit module and the battery cell. Thus, the support plate prevents the circuit module of the battery pack from being bent.01-06-2011
20110039152RECHARGEABLE BATTERY - A rechargeable battery that improves a vibration-proof property is provided. The rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator that is disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, a case that houses the electrode assembly, and a cap assembly including terminals that are coupled to the case and that are electrically connected to the electrode assembly, wherein the terminal has a lead tab that is electrically connected to the electrode assembly and a vibration-proof member is installed between the lead tab and the case.02-17-2011
20110045343HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY SYSTEM HAVING MODULAR HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY INTERFACE WITH INTEGRATED CONNECTOR AND FUSE - A battery interface includes an interface housing which encloses an electrical connector for an electrically powered device and a fuse electrically connected to the electrical connector. The fuse is preselected to match the electrically powered device to which electrical power is to be supplied via the electrical connector. The interface housing is configured to be disposed on a battery housing and to be operatively connected thereto.02-24-2011
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20100233528Rechargeable battery - A battery includes a case housing an electrode assembly, the case having an opening for receiving the electrode assembly, a cap plate combined with the opening so as to close the case, a first insulator on an outer surface of the cap plate, an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, the electrode terminal extending through a first terminal hole in the cap plate and a second terminal hole in the first insulator, a first connection portion that mates the cap plate to the first insulator so as to oppose rotation of the first insulator relative to the cap plate, the first connection portion being eccentric with respect to a central line of the first terminal hole, and a second connection portion that mates the first insulator to the electrode terminal so as to oppose rotation of the electrode terminal relative to the first insulator.09-16-2010
20100233527BATTERY TERMINAL - A battery terminal including a fastener shaft and a non-parallel slot, which when compressed by the use of a fastener such as a rivet, creates an autogenous spring force in a direction outward from the slot. When an electrode assembly is attached to the battery terminal, the autogenous spring force acts to create a more secure and reliable connection between the battery terminal and the electrode assembly.09-16-2010
20100203380BATTERIES INCLUDING A FLAT PLATE DESIGN - A battery having flat, stacked, anode and cathode layers. The battery can be adapted to fit within an implantable medical device.08-12-2010
20100086845SECONDARY BATTERY PACK - Disclosed herein is a secondary battery pack including a battery cell having an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure mounted in a battery case together with an electrolyte in a sealed state, an insulative mounting member having openings, through which electrode terminals of the battery cell are exposed to the outside, the insulative mounting member being constructed in a structure in which a safety element is mounted to the top of the insulative mounting member, the insulative mounting member being in direct contact with the top of the battery cell, and an insulative cap coupled to the top of the battery cell such that the insulative cap surrounds the insulative mounting member while the safety element is mounted to the insulative mounting member, wherein the battery case is provided at the top thereof with at least one coupling groove, and the insulative mounting member is provided at the bottom thereof with at least one coupling protrusion corresponding to the at least one coupling groove, whereby the coupling of the insulative mounting member to the battery cell is accomplished by the insertion of the at least one coupling protrusion into the at least one coupling groove. The assembly process of the secondary battery pack according to the present invention is greatly simplified. Also, the volume of the member mounted to the top of the battery cell is minimized, and, at the same time, the coupling strength between the battery cell and the mounting member is stably maintained.04-08-2010
20130143109Secondary Battery Of Improved Lead Structure - Disclosed is a secondary battery of an improved lead structure including an electrode assembly including a cathode plate having a cathode tab, an anode plate having an anode tab, and a separator stacked in an alternate manner, a battery casing to receive the electrode assembly, a cathode lead electrically connected to the cathode tab, and an anode lead electrically connected to the anode tab, wherein at least one electrode tab of the cathode tab and the anode tab is electrically connected to the corresponding electrode lead at a plurality of joints and the number of the electrode leads is smaller than the number of the joints between the electrode tab and the electrode lead.06-06-2013
20080213658BATTERY - A battery includes: a battery element having a cathode and an anode; a package can containing the battery element and being electrically connected to one of the cathode and the anode; and external connection terminal being connected to the other one of the cathode and the anode; and having a plate-like base contained in the package can and a leading portion extending to outside of the package can; and an insulating member separating the external connection terminal from the battery element. The base of the external connection terminal is spaced from an internal wall face of the package can, and the insulating member has notches at a position where the base of the external connection terminal is layered on the insulating member in the thickness direction of the package can.09-04-2008
20130095372RECHARGEABLE BATTERY - A battery includes a plurality of electrode assemblies, each having an electrode and an electrode uncoated region, such that the plurality of electrode assemblies together present a plurality of electrodes and electrode uncoated regions, an electrode terminal, and a current collecting member electrically connecting the electrode terminal and the plurality of electrodes of the electrode assemblies, the current collecting member including a terminal connection portion, and side plates, extending from lateral sides of the terminal connection portion, a plurality of current collecting plates, each current collecting plate contacting the electrode uncoated region of a respective one of the plurality of electrode assemblies, a plurality of supporting portions, each supporting portion connecting certain adjacent ones of the current collecting plates together, each of the side plates being coupled with at least one of the current collecting plates.04-18-2013
20130130099SECONDARY BATTERY OF DIFFERENTIAL LEAD STRUCTURE - Disclosed is a secondary battery of a differential lead structure including an electrode assembly including a cathode plate having a cathode tab, an anode plate having an anode tab, and a separator interposed between the cathode plate and the anode plate, a battery casing to receive the electrode assembly, a cathode lead electrically connected to the cathode tab, and an anode lead electrically connected to the anode tab and made of a different material from the cathode lead, wherein the cathode lead and the anode lead have a differential cross sectional area such that the lead having lower electrical conductivity has a larger cross sectional area than the other lead having higher electrical conductivity.05-23-2013
20130130098POUCH-TYPED SECONDARY BATTERY WITH IMPROVED SAFETY AND EXCELLENT MANUFACTURING PROCESS PROPERTY - Disclosed herein is a secondary battery including an electrode assembly, having pluralities of electrode tabs joined to electrode leads, mounted in a receiving part of a battery case, wherein the battery case has concave steps formed at the inner upper end of the receiving part thereof between electrode tab-electrode lead coupling portions (a cathode terminal portion and an anode terminal portion) of the electrode assembly and at the inner opposite sides of the receiving part thereof corresponding to the opposite sides of the electrode assembly such that the electrode assembly is in tight contact with the concave steps.05-23-2013
20080199770Apparatus, System and Method For Battery Connections - An apparatus, system and method for establishing electrical communication between various power sources, as well as with a variety of different electronic applications including smart fabrics having electrical characteristics, such as a conductive fiber network and/or electronic devices/systems, associated therewith is provided in which a connecting element (08-21-2008
20110311861BATTERY PACK - A battery pack includes a battery case including first and second subcases joined with each other; one or more secondary batteries accommodated in the battery case and each including a first electrode and a second electrode; a first electrode terminal in the battery case at a first side; a second electrode terminal in the battery case at a second side opposite the first side; and one or more openings through the battery case and exposing the first and second electrode terminals to an outside of the battery case.12-22-2011
20120288747ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE - The object of the present invention is to provide an electrochemical device, by which short circuit between electrode sheets can be prevented even when the electrode sheets come into contact with each other due to misregistration upon folding of the electrode sheets.11-15-2012
20120021277Rechargeable battery - A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a separator interposed between a first electrode and a second electrode; a case, the case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate, the cap plate sealing an opening at one end of the case; and electrode terminals, the electrode terminals being electrically connected to the electrode assembly, wherein at least one of the electrode terminals is integrally formed with the cap plate.01-26-2012
20130202950Lithium Rechargeable Battery and Method of Making the Same - A lithium rechargeable battery having corrosion resistance and a method of making the same. In the lithium rechargeable battery including a metal case, a cap plate and terminals, a protective layer is formed on at least portions of surfaces of the metal case, the cap plate and the terminals, and the protective layer is formed of a protective layer forming composition comprising at least one hydrophobic compound selected from the group consisting of substituted or unsubstituted 1,2,3-benzotriazole, alkoxysilance having 1 to 20 carbons, vinylakoxy silane having having 1 to 20 carbons, and (meth)acryl silane, and chromic oxide.08-08-2013
20130202951ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE - An electrochemical device which is free from deterioration of properties due to a process of joining a rigid case and a conductive lid is provided. A welded part PP of a conductive lid 08-08-2013
20120094170Rechargeable battery - A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a non-coating portion having a front surface, a rear surface, and a side surface; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing the case; and a collector electrically connected to the non-coating portion of the electrode assembly, wherein the collector includes a front collector tab welded to the front surface of the non-coating portion and a rear collector tab welded to the rear surface of the non-coating portion, a collector plate electrically connected to the collector tabs, the collector plate being coupled with a bottom surface of the cap plate, and a protrusion protruding perpendicularly from one of the front collector tab or rear collector tab.04-19-2012

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