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Home > Press > Contour Energy Systems Expands Lithium Coin Cell Product Line to Meet Growing Worldwide Demand from OEM and Consumer Applications: New 2016 and 2450 Batteries Address Small Form Factor, Longevity and Higher Voltage Needs for OEMs Developing Next-Generation Portable Electronics

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Contour Energy Systems, an innovative portable power company commercializing next-generation battery systems, today announced the addition of two new lithium batteries to its coin cell product line in response to worldwide demand driven by advanced electronics devices spanning OEM, consumer, medical and automotive markets. Contour's new 2016 and 2450 lithium coin cells provide the small form factor, extended run time, higher voltage and ability to operate under wide temperature ranges required by advanced and next-generation portable electronics.

Contour Energy Systems Expands Lithium Coin Cell Product Line to Meet Growing Worldwide Demand from OEM and Consumer Applications: New 2016 and 2450 Batteries Address Small Form Factor, Longevity and Higher Voltage Needs for OEMs Developing Next-Generation Portable Electronics

Azusa, CA | Posted on March 30th, 2011

"Coin cells are one of the fast growing market segments for primary batteries worldwide," said Joe Carcone, vice president of sales and marketing for Contour Energy Systems. "Advanced portable electronics spanning multiple vertical industries are driving this global demand for lithium coin cells. OEM applications in medical, consumer, automotive and military markets are seeking high performance coin cell batteries that can deliver optimal run times, long shelf life and high voltage to meet new product designs. Contour's new 2016 and 2450 batteries address these requirements head on."

Contour's new 2016 lithium coin cell, featuring proprietary advanced materials, is a 3.0-volt battery that operates in a temperature range of -20C to 70C and a storage temperature range of 0C to 30C. With rated capacities of 75 mAhr, the 2016 is optimized for very long run times and provides OEMs with a lightweight (2.0 grams) portable power solution.

Contour's new 2450 lithium coin cell, which leverages proprietary advanced materials, is also a 3.0-volt battery capable of operating in a temperature range from -20C to 70C and a storage temperature range of 0C to 30C. The 2450's small form factor and low profile is attractive to OEMs developing increasingly lightweight portable electronic devices with smaller and smaller power supply compartments, and features a rated capacity of 600 mAhr. This design provides exceptionally long run times for a wide variety of applications including external medical devices, tire pressure monitoring systems, innovative consumer products and industrial devices.

Availability

Samples of the 2016 and 2450 coin cells are now available. For more information, please contact Contour Energy Systems at www.contourenergy.com/sales-inquiries.

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About Contour Energy Systems, Inc.
Contour Energy Systems is an innovative portable power company commercializing customizable battery technologies for a wide range of cross-industry applications. Contourís next-generation battery systems are designed to deliver unprecedented improvements in energy and power density, and are capable of performing in extreme operating conditions at significantly improved costs. Founded through the collaboration of CalTech and CNRS, the French National Center for Scientific Research, the company combines expertise in nano-materials science, patented Fluorine-based battery chemistries and manufacturing processes to significantly advance the state of portable power. Headquartered in Azusa, CA, Contour Energy is managed by a world-class team of battery industry leaders from CalTech, Energizer, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Sanyo and Valence Technologies. The company is privately held with funding from CMEA Capital, Harris and Harris, Schlumberger and US Venture Partners.

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