A graphite-powder is separated into two types based on its processing technology and raw materials. Graphite is a great anode material in lithium ion lithium batteries due to its low potential for lithium and high efficiency. It also has good cycle stability.
The majority of natural graphite is made with natural flake Graphite and then modified to form spherical, natural graphite. Natural graphite is very popular, however it does have some downsides.
The surface imperfections of natural graphite include large specific areas, low first efficiency and high surface area.
PC-based battery electrolyte causes serious problems with solvated Lithium Ion Co-embedding. This can result in graphite being dissolved and subsequently, the battery’s performance is compromised.
Natural graphite displays strong anisotropy. However, lithium can only be embedded on the face. Rate performance is also poor. While artificial graphite does not have the same surface problems as natural graphite due to its use of thick petroleum coke or needle coal as a precursor, these are less problematic than those of natural graphite. They also do not suffer from poor magnification, low performance at lower temperatures and easy separation of lithium.
Adaptation of natural graphite
Different surfactants have been used to treat the surface problems in natural graphite.
It is possible to first alter the pore structure of graphite and to increase micropores as well as the lithium intercalation pathway on graphite’s surface. To enhance natural graphite’s magnification, high temperature oxygen-free atmospheric sintering (after etching in KOH aqueous solution) can be used.
Second, you can use different strong oxide solutions as oxidation treatments to passivate surface potential and reduce functional groups in natural graphite.
Another method involves fluorinating natural graphite with ClF3. You can see that both the cycle length and charge-discharge ratio of graphite have been significantly increased.
To create core-shell particles, another treatment option is to coat the carbon from natural graphite. Most commonly, the source of carbon in amorphous material is pitch,phenolic resin or low-temperature pyrolyticcarbon materials. A carbon layer allows you to reduce interfacial impedance due to large gaps between carbon layers. It can improve the intercalation as well as diffusion capability of lithium.
A mechanical process is sometimes used to solve the strong anisotropy problems in natural graphite. This involves making the particles rub together and cutting off the corners. This process is non-doping and produces high spheroidizing effectiveness. But it may result in the pulverization large numbers of particles, with low yield.
The mechanically fusion machine causes the material rotate in the rotation rotor. This forces the material to adhere to walls under centrifugal pressure and it then moves between the stator extrusion and the rotor. The material is then subjected both to extrusion and shear forces. In order to achieve the aim of spheroidization the surface will undergo mechanical melting because of the frictional effects between particles and their equipment.
Spheroidization results in natural graphite having a particle size between 15 and 20 m. These factors make it more efficient and better for the second efficiency, cycle performance, and magnification.
Modifications of artificial graphite
Modifications to artificial graphite The ability to reorganize the structure of graphite particles will generally decrease the position degree (OI) of graphite. Most commonly, the diameter of the needle coke precursor (with a diameter of between 8-10 millimeters) is used. Carbon sources for binder are usually easily graphitized materials, such as asphalt. After several particles of needle coke are treated with drum furnace, secondary particles with sizes between 14-18 mm and 18 m are graphitized. This can reduce the Oi.
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