Can a dead lithium battery explode?

Rosendo Wintheiser asked a question: Can a dead lithium battery explode?
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Date created: Sun, Sep 19, 2021 9:02 AM
Date updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2022 4:23 AM


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It's not impossible, it's just very unlikely. The reason is that they don't contain much energy when discharged. Yes they have flammable electrolyte and if punctured the lithium can react with the air quite exothermically.

Make no mistake, a faulty lithium-ion battery is incredibly dangerous, and it can explode. Thankfully, explosions and fires don't happen all that often… Exploding batteries. Users coming into contact with high voltage (mostly through broken devices or power cords, but also sometimes because of terrible design)

Lithium-ion batteries are found in many common devices. But under the right (or wrong) conditions, they can catch fire and even explode.

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