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MOLECULAR REBAR® Changes Your Battery’s DNA to Enhance Performance: Products for Modifying the Active Mass Structure and Corrosion Layer

New anti-corrosion MOLECULAR REBAR® Products: PbAC Series – our latest, innovative product for the Positive Active Mass (PAM) will be shown to alter the interfacial layer between material and grid to create a more uniform and robust corrosion layer. This modified layer forms a more resistant barrier to oxygen and dramatically improves grid-to-mass adhesion resulting in reduced corrosion and longer life in high heat climates or key industry tests such as SAE J2801.

MOLECULAR REBAR®-based products enhance battery performance by optimizing the crystal structure of the lead plate and reinforcing its construction. MOLECULAR REBAR® increases the battery’s resistance to damaging sulfation, helps withstand cycling abuse, and allows for a more efficient charge. It will also be shown how cost savings can be made through reducing lead materials and using MOLECULAR REBAR®-induced formation optimization.

This presentation will demonstrate how Black Diamond Structures, LLC works intimately with customers to achieve significant improvements in lead acid batteries with a focus on Automotive applications including SLI and Start-Stop (EFB & AGM).

Paul Everill

Vice President, Research & Development, Black Diamond Structures, LLC

Paul Everill holds a PhD in Biochemistry from Tufts University in Boston. He joined Black Diamond Structures directly from Molecular Rebar Design, the originators of the MOLECULAR REBAR® technology. There, he was central in formulating, manufacturing and developing their first carbon nanotube-based additives for lead–acid batteries. At Black Diamond Structures, Paul has assumed the role of Vice-President of Research and Development for both lead–acid and lithium-ion programmes.