Frank Lev, CEO of Tavrima Canada, relates the history of a unique lead-acid battery (LAB) technology that attracted enormous attention in the early nineties in the US, where it was developed and became known as the Bolder TMF technology.
TMF stands for ‘thin metal foil’ and reflects a departure from traditional thick battery grids toward ultra-thin unperforated lead foil current collectors. In this regard, the forerunner of the TMF concept was a Cyclon battery thin-plate pure lead (TPPL) technology. I am intimately familiar with the Bolder battery design and performance, which I selected as the benchmark for . . .