Altech Chemicals (ASX:ATC, FRA:A3Y) advances clean energy electric vehicle battery storage through its patented high-purity alumina (HPA) coating process for silicon and graphite has “cracked the silicon barrier” by solving the first-charge problem and other challenges that have hindered other companies’ attempts. As a result, Altech Chemicals has produced batteries that have a 30 percent higher energy density than current lithium-ion batteries, which means improved energy storage and a longer battery lifespan.

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Altech Chemicals has also purchased land in Germany for its pilot plant to manufacture commercial samples of its patented Silumina Anodes™ product to introduce to the European market as part of the qualification process. In addition, the Company has completed a pre-feasibility study to construct a facility capable of manufacturing 10,000 tonnes per annum (TPA) of Silumina Anodes™ battery material. The pre-feasibility study indicated robust economics including an NPV of US$507M and a favorable internal rate of return of 40 percent, with a low capital cost of just US$95M.

Company Highlights

  • Altech Chemicals is a research, development and commercialisation company that has successfully “cracked the silicon barrier” by developing proprietary coating technology that adds silicon and graphite coated anodes to lithium-ion batteries, enhancing energy storage and overall lifespan.
  • The Company has solved the initial challenges that have prevented silicon anode batteries from becoming commercially viable.
  • Altech Chemicals’ revolutionary product creates batteries with 30 percent higher energy density than standard lithium-ion batteries on the market.
  • Construction of a pilot plant in Germany is currently underway to demonstrate the capabilities of the Silumina Anodes™ product to the European electric vehicle battery market.
  • A pre-feasibility study for a 10,000 tonnes per annum Silumina Anodes™ plant has been completed, with robust economics being demonstrated.
  • An international patent has been filed to protect the Company’s Silumina Anodes™ coating technology.
  • An experienced management team is leading Altech Chemicals towards commercialising its Silumina Anodes™ product within the European electric vehicle battery market.

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