I had an idea once.   Dump the electrolyte in a fire.   That stops the battery 
reaction and stops the fire.   I'd bet you could make a 
heat sensitive relief valve (at the bottom) and as the battery heats up, it 
would dump the electrolyte (which is getting hot anyway and would eitherpour 
via gravity or perhaps boil out the relief valve). It would make a mess...but I 
bet it would work.


-- If we don't halt population growth with justice and compassion, it will be 
done for us by nature, brutally and without pity - and will leave a ravaged 
world. Nobel Laureate Dr. Henry W. Kendall 
 

    On Sunday, June 21, 2020, 4:15:34 PM PDT, Bill Dube via EV 
<ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote:  
 
 This might work, but the fact is that nearly all EVs have metal-oxide 
(ie cobalt) li-ion cells than make their own oxygen internally.
Basically a fire blanket is useless in an EV fire, and might even 
exacerbate an EV fire by holding in the heat.

What works is water applied liberally and continuously to the battery 
pack to keep the undamaged cells in the pack cool.
Thermal management, rather than oxygen starvation (which is impossible.)

Bill D.

On 6/22/2020 8:41 AM, evln via EV wrote:
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> https://insideevs.com/news/429647/giant-fire-blanket-cuts-reignition-ev-blazes/
> Giant Fire Blanket Helps Cut Battery Reignition In Electric Car Blazes
> Jun 19, 2020 ... there is no fire without oxygen ... with a giant fire
> blanket ...
> https://youtu.be/yO8cVWOqZcg
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