Molex to manufacture printable flexible battery

December 12, 2016 // By Graham Prophet
Molex (Lisle, IL) has signed a worldwide license agreement to manufacture Enfucell's (Vantaa, Finland) SoftBattery power sources.

With over a decade developing the patented technology, Enfucell has been a forerunner in printable battery design. The non-exclusive partnership allows Molex to serve rapidly growing markets for wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) electronics products and sensor applications powered by printable batteries.

Candidate applications include wearables such as sports devices or skin patches for medicinal delivery require power sources with resilient features. The high quality battery is a flexible, all-print primary solution manufactured of low-cost industrial eco-friendly materials based on zinc and manganese dioxide, with zinc chloride as an electrolyte.

The innovative battery technology allows for a wide range of customized sizes and shapes to be manufactured and integrated into products they power. Under the terms of the agreement, Molex now provides end-to-end project support and printed manufacture of SoftBattery power sources to label, patch and other device types.

Molex; www.molex.com
Enfucell: www.enfucell.com/softbattery

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