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The Hemp Battery Performs Better than the Lithium Battery

by | Aug 16, 2017

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Written by Kristina Etter

Kristina is a digital content creator and designer. She has a talent for creating engaging and informative content that resonates with our professional audience. Kristina’s passion for the cannabis industry stems from her belief that it has the potential to revolutionize the world in many ways, and has a personal testimony of cannabis success.

This article is written to layout the experimental results of the power a hemp battery possesses against the lithium power cell.

What is a Hemp Battery?

A hemp battery represents an innovative approach in the field of energy storage, leveraging the carbon-based materials derived from the hemp plant, specifically from its fibers, to create electrodes for batteries.

This concept has gained interest due to the environmental and performance benefits it promises over traditional battery materials like lithium and cobalt. The underlying science and the potential advantages of hemp batteries are quite compelling, especially when considering the sustainability and efficiency aspects of energy storage technologies.

The use of hemp in battery technology primarily revolves around the creation of carbon nanosheets from hemp bast fibers. These fibers, which are a waste product of the hemp industry, undergo a process called carbonization, where they are heated in a controlled environment with limited oxygen. This process converts the organic material into carbon, preserving its unique structure that proves beneficial for energy storage applications. The resulting carbon nanosheets can be used as electrodes in supercapacitors and batteries.

The Hemp Battery Experiment

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An experiment was conducted to perform a comparison check on the performance of hemp batteries and lithium batteries. The hemp battery and the lithium battery was connected in the circuit at separate times and three curves were monitored – one the Amps curve, the second being the Volts curve and the third one being the Volts by Amps curve with the sampling record set to be once every second for a total of ½ hour. The test was conducted by stressing both – the hemp as well as the lithium cells in the same equipment to the same degrees.

The Observation

When the Volts by Amps curve was observed for both the cells it was found that the power underneath the hemp cell was a value of 31 while that of the lithium cell had a value of just 4.

The Conclusion

From the experiment results, you can conclude that the performance of hemp cell is significantly better than the lithium cell.

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