Exploding notebook battery movie

Posted on Friday, Nov 17 2006 @ 06:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
PC Pitstop simulated conditions in which a li-ion battery pack would explode and published a video online.
There are numerous conditions where these fires can occur in real life. Faulty battery packs (driving the recalls), faulty protection circuits inside the PC, exposure to excessive heat, and blunt force are some of the major ways that this could happen to you.
You can view it at their site.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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