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Lithium Thionyl Chloride (Li-SOCl2) Batteries

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About lithium thionyl chloride cells

Lithium-thionyl chloride (Li-SOCl2) cells have a metallic lithium anode (the lightest of all the metals) and a liquid cathode comprising a porous carbon current collector filled with thionyl chloride (SOCl2). They deliver a voltage of 3.6 V and are cylindrical in shape, come in 1/2AA to D formats, with bobbin construction for prolonged discharge.

Advantages of Li-SOCl2

Advantages of Syscor's battery packs

  • Syscor’s Li-SOCl2 battery packs are designed for use in intrinsically safe devices that are suitable for Zone 0 deployment.
  • The battery packs are self-contained and easy to install in the field.
  • The battery packs provide up to 10 years of power to Syscor Tracker™ WirelessHART devices.

Where they are used

The battery packs are designed specifically for use with Syscor Tracker WirelessHART devices:

Related Links and Documents

Learn More

Choices of Primary Batteries (batteryuniversity.com)
PDF History - The Lithium-Thionyl Chloride Battery - A Review