Indium Corporation’s compounds are used in the battery industries to improve the operational efficiency in a variety of battery technologies. Alkaline batteries, some types of lithium ion batteries, and zinc air batteries are all examples where our compounds are used to:
- improve battery efficiency
- replace mercury
- act as an inhibitor to hydrogen outgassing
The indium compounds are used in a variety of ways inside the battery: Indium can be alloyed with other metal powders, plated onto connectors inside the battery, or added to the electrolyte.
Of specific interest to the battery industry are our following compounds:
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