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Storage and Test Rooms for Lithium Batteries

Lithium-based energy storage devices offer high performance with a compact design. These advantages mean they are being increasingly used in applications such as mobile, electronically operated devices, or vehicles. Alongside these advantages, this technology also poses safety risks. In particular, there is an increased risk of fire and bursting. As yet, there is no unified legislation on accident prevention. Safety measures need to be taken depending on the individual case, to avoid and limit damage and to guarantee insurance cover. This is where DENIOS can help. Whether you are storing or testing lithium energy storage devices, the right room solution is a DENIOS one.

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Technical expertise — Lithium-ion batteries

NOT AS HARMLESS AS THEY SEEM

Safe solutions for active and passive storage

  • Dangerous: Unattended storing and charging of batteries.

  • All-round protection: ION-LINE safety storage cabinets for your safety.

Frequent, sometimes weekly accidents and countless damages prove: that the unattended charging and storing of batteries, for example overnight, poses great risks and dangers. People were admitted to hospitals with smoke inhalation and burns. High property damages, leading to the financial ruin of companies and other organizations.

In order to maintain the insurance cover, managing directors or their equivalent, must provide suitable storage and charging solutions for

lithium-ion batteries. They are responsible for:

  • 1.their employees and are obliged to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • 2. They are also personally liable if inadequate fire protection measures are taken. This includes damage to property, possible damage to neighbouring facilities and, if necessary, the costs for large-scale evacuation measures.

These are the sad and distressing consequences of improper storage and charging of batteries. Lithium-ion batteries pose major fire and eruption hazards.

Damaged batteries can, under certain circumstances spontaneously ignite or become unstable and explode when heated. According to the ADR lithium-ion batteries are clearly classified as hazardous materials and therefore must be handled appropriately.

Requirements for the storage of the hazardous materials by legislative bodies do not yet exist. The fact that numerous insurance companies and associations, have included clear guidelines in their contracts, shows the acute need for action.

According to insurers and associations, batteries of medium capacity must spatially or structurally (in a fire-resistant manner) be separated from other areas. Spatial separation by storing the defective batteries outdoors is only possible if there is a safety distance of 10 m surrounding the area.

In addition, you must take the manufacturer's instructions for storage into account.

Smaller Storage Solutions

With Lithium-Ion Storage and Charging Cabinets, you fulfill the requirements of insurers and associations. The different models provide you with secure storage and charging solutions for your batteries that can be easily integrated into your premises - no cost-intensive conversions are necessary!

Take action now and do not take unnecessary risks. Our experts will be happy to help you and carry out a risk assessment for your premises. Together we will find the right solution and achieve concrete results:

  • Maintaining your insurance cover in the event of a fire
  • Minimising the risk of damage to property and person

Another Storage solutions

Non-Occupancy Storage Buildings

The individual storage bays are sized for 2 or 3 pallets of drums or 2 or 3 IBC’s. Bays are arranged in configurations offering single-, or double-tier heights. Models are available with single-sided access. Roll-up doors are 3-hour fire rated & conform to UL Standards. All units are built to accommodate both indoor and outdoor placement.

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Occupancy Storage Buildings

Occupancy Buildings are available in 8, 10 and 12 foot, widths with lengths from 8 to 52 feet. All units are built to accommodate indoor or outdoor placement. Hinged Man doors are standard, optional door sets available. Buildings come ready for placement/use and can be moved via fork truck or crane.

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Chemical Storage Lockers

Designed for small-volume indoor and outdoor storage of drums and IBC totes, DENIOS manufactures a variety of models. From secured, basic storage of non-combustible chemicals to more robust designs for hazardous applications including 2-hour fire rated construction, we have the right solution for you.

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Pop-Up Barriers

Our Pop-Up Barriers are self-contained, passively powered, and are a self-closing solution that can save your facility or even lives. There is no power, people, or external sensors needed. It is completely automatic!. No electricity / human interaction needed and also Mitigates potentially large insurance claims.

Pop Up Barriers

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The hazard potential of incorrectly handling lithium-ion batteries is extremely high. Explosions and fires of lithium-ion batteries can have disastrous consequences, causing expensive damage and in the worst case, costing lives. In our guide, we take a close look at the potential dangers of lithium-ion batteries and give you some valuable tips for their storage.

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