News Releases 2012Joint Development of Electric Double-Layer Capacitor Using Aluminum-Celmet -Targeting the Automotive Market-

Meidensha Corporation (President: Junzo Inamura) and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (President: Masayoshi Matsumoto) have been jointly working on the development of a new electric double-layer capacitor (EDLC) that uses Sumitomo Electric’s porous metal “Aluminum-Celmet” *1 for the electrodes. The companies are planning to commercialize this EDLC in the fiscal 2015.for the automobile industry, particularly for electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) applications.

*1 Aluminum-Celmet is a trademark of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

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