Two lead-acid separator firms are to share technology and integrate their Asian manufacturing and sales following a joint venture agreement.
ENTEK International and Indonesian firm Separindo are merging their knowledge to produce, sell and market polyethylene (PE) battery separators for flooded lead-acid batteries in Asia.
Lead-acid separator company Entek has launched the LR (low resistance) separator for lead-acid automotive batteries at the European Lead Battery Conference in Edinburgh.
The PE separator is designed for extended flooded battery applications and aims to offer high porosity and low electrical resistance. The initial product launch is for separators with 0.20 and 0.25mm backwebs.