Patent Number: 8,795,888

Title: Aqueous co-polymer binder for Li-ion battery

Abstract: A battery having an electrode mix comprising water, a conductive additive and a poly(acrylonitrile-co-acrylamide) co-polymer as a binder. The use of poly(acrylonitrile-co-acrylamide) co-polymer eliminates the need for a separate thickener.

Inventors: Muthu; Milburn Ebenezer Jacob (Breinigsville, PA), Behler; Jacob Benjamin (Allentown, PA)

Assignee: Bren-Tronics Batteries International, L.L.C.

International Classification: H01M 4/62 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018