LiNa chooses Dawsongroup for modular battery production cleanroom

2-Aug-2022

Working closely with Lancaster University, UK-based LiNa has commissioned and installed the modular cleanroom in four weeks

LiNa Energy has commissioned and completed a first-of-its-kind modular cleanroom. The solid-state sodium battery manufacturer chose Dawsongroup for this new project.

Working closely with Lancaster University, UK-based LiNa was able to commission the first-of-its-kind modular cleanroom in record time to further accelerate the R&D of its future generations of battery cells.

The Dawsongroup plc cleanroom is actively cleaned to maintain a very low concentration of airborne particulates filtered at the micron scale providing an ultra-controlled environment for research. A traditional cleanroom installation or expansion would take 4 months, but working with Lancaster University enabled LiNa to install a portable mobile cleanroom and cut down installation and commissioning to only 4 weeks.

The new cleanroom is housing research and development work on our next generation of ultra-high energy density battery cells.

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As the world makes rapid progress towards electrification, industry is increasingly reliant on critical raw materials such as lithium and cobalt. Alternative battery chemistries like LiNa’s technology are critical for long-term capacity growth whilst also enabling safety, sustainability, and cost advantages.

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