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Trace These Cathodes

Nano One’s operations are divided between two facilities: an Innovation Hub and headquarters in Burnaby, B.C., and a Commercialization Hub in Candiac, Quebec.

At the Innovation Hub in Burnaby, dedicated teams of scientists focus on research and development, concentrating on innovation, performance, and economic optimization of various cathode active materials using the One-Pot process. At the Commercialization Hub in Candiac, the team of manufacturing experts scales up and optimizes the production of LFP using the One-Pot process at a commercial scale.

Nano One’s advanced CAM manufacturing technology is differentiated by its patented One Pot process, combining the production of PCAM and CAM and enabling the production of low-cost, high-performance, environmentally friendly CAM using locally sourced feedstocks. Nano One’s innovative One Pot process is a versatile and flexible platform technology capable of producing various CAM types, including lithium iron phosphate (LFP), nickel manganese cobalt (NMC), and lithium nickel manganese oxide (LNMO), and other next-generation cathode materials.

Traceability and Sustainability
Addressing the challenges posed by incumbent reliance on sulfate-based feedstocks, Nano One’s One-Pot process enables CAM production from a variety of battery metal feedstocks. The process can also use either lithium carbonate or lithium hydroxide, offering versatility and adaptability to localized supply chains. By bypassing the upstream conversion of metals to metal sulfates and lithium carbonate to lithium hydroxide, the solution reduces required infrastructure investments and associated greenhouse gas emissions linked with the production and transportation of these intermediate chemicals. This process enables the use of sulfate-free metal feedstocks for localized security of supply and elimination of excessive wastewater and sulfate by-products, with no reliance on feedstocks supplied by jurisdictions of concern.