Safety Precautions And Disposal Methods Of Polymer Batteries

Lithium polymer batteries are brand new rechargeable lithium batteries. Lithium polymer was created to be an affordable and more stable variant that is similar to lithium-ion cells. However, some security measures must be observed when using lithium polymer batteries. They are also referred to by the name of lipo batteries.

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Safety Precautions:

Do not permit Lithium batteries to be discharged or charged in the vicinity of combustible objects such as vinyl, plastic, paper carpets, leatherwood, within an R/C model or a full-sized vehicle.

Do not place any packs inside the pockets of any garment.

Do not store batteries in a room with an open flame heater.

Don't allow LiPo cells to become damaged, especially by metal objects like screwdrivers, T-pins, or hobby knives.

Make sure there is adequate ventilation for LiPo batteries throughout charging, discharging as well as storage. If a battery is overheated, immediately put it in a safe place to cool it down.

Always keep LiPo packs and cells in a safe place far from children.

To dispose the LiPo cells and packs:

Set the LiPo battery in a fireproof vessel or bucket filled with sand.

If there is a chance that a LiPo cell within the pack is physically damaged, leading to swelling of the cell or a tear or split within the cell's foil Don't discharge the battery.