Plasma processing producing new cathode material from recycled batteries

Plasma processing producing new cathode material from recycled batteries

Heritage and 6K say they plan to be making cathode from recycled content as early as Q1 2022.

Heritage Battery Recycling, LLC and 6K, a company that uses advanced plasma processing and industrial systems, have an exclusive joint development agreement to produce new cathode material from recycled batteries. The companies say this process leverages Heritage’s established network infrastructure to collect, store and process end-of-life batteries, combined with 6K’s plasma technology.

Heritage says it will draw upon resources from its affiliate, Heritage Environmental Services, as well as its collaboration with Heritage Crystal Clean, to build a national collection network for sourcing battery feedstock.

Heritage and 6K say they plan to be making cathode from recycled content as early as Q1 2022.

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