Who Is Paraclete Energy?

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Paraclete Energy, Inc. manufactures high-capacity, nanoparticle Surface-Modified SM-Silicon™. This Surface Modifier acts as an artificial SEI for cycle stability. SM-Silicon™ is priced like graphite in production quantities. Paraclete has sold tons of its SM-Silicon™.

 

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TEM image showing the outer protective shell of SM-Silicon. This shell acts as an artificial SEI and is there to shield Paraclete's SM-Silicon from the electrolyte.

TEM image showing the outer, artificial SEI, stabilizing shell of SM-Silicon™. This shell acts as an artificial SEI and is there to shield Paraclete’s SM-Silicon™ from the electrolyte.

SEM image of Products
SEM image of Products

Paraclete Energy Is the Answer to the Commercially Viable Silicon Supply Chain and Performance Issues of the Li-Ion Battery Industry

Paraclete has already sold tons of its SM-Silicon™ to the Li-ion battery industry. Paraclete Energy’s SM-Architecture™ enables its customers to optimize the characteristics and properties of high-capacity silicon metal that makes SM-Silicon™ both commercially viable and unique and therefore proprietary just to them. This capability creates a platform for continuous improvement of the negative electrode. Paraclete Energy’s high-capacity silicon-metal-based SM-Silicon™ thereby becomes the customer’s optimized product for their specific batteries’ proprietary formulation.

Read about SM-Architecture™ here

Silicon metal and silicon composites available in grams, kilograms, and tons.

  • nSiO – Nanoparticle silicon metal with oxide on the surface.
  • nSiH – Nanoparticle silicon metal with hydrogen on the surface.
  • nSi Raw silicon metal with substantially <0.5% impurities metals basis. This product is highly reactive to air.
  • nSi/C – Nanoparticle silicon metal with carbon on the surface.
  • nSi/Cg – A composite of nanoparticle silicon metal with graphene on the surface.
  • nSi/Cg/P – A composite of nanoparticle silicon metal with graphene and polymer on the surface.
  • SM-Silicon™ – Nanoparticle silicon metal with a proprietary Surface Modifier that acts as artificial SEI for cycle stability.
  • SM-Silicon/C™ – Nanoparticle silicon metal with a custom Surface Modifier optimized to the customer’s application, binder, electrolyte, and cathode system.
  • SM-Silicon/PL™ – Prelithiated nanoparticle silicon metal with a proprietary surface modifier that acts as a protective shell from air and moisture and as an artificial SEI.
SM-Silicon™ Dispersed in Graphite SEM
SM-Silicon™ Dispersed in Graphite SEM
Click to See Characteristics

The following characteristics for all of PE’s silicon*:

Type/Form = Crystalline Powder
Purity = ≥99.5%
Surface Purity = 0% SiO2, air stable (except nSi)
Total Metals Impurities = <0.5%
APS = 150nm, Custom APS Is Available

BET / SSA = 30 m2/g
Tap Density = 0.8 g/cm3
Color = Gray to dark gray (except nSiOx: yellowish brown)
Morphology = Non spherical
mp = 1414° C

* The composition would change by the specific surface modifier so identified for each respective product, (SM-Silicon™, SM-Silicon/C™, SM-Silicon/PL™, nSi/C, nSi/Cg, nSi/Cg/P, nSiO, nSiH) be it custom SM for our SM-Silicon™ or C, graphene, polymer or oxygen for the other R&D products.

SM-Silicon™ drums

SM-Silicon™

SM-Silicon™ is sold in 100g bottles, 10kg buckets or 100kg drums to companies in and suppliers to the battery industry for producing a premium product.

 

SM-Silicon/PL™

Pre-lithiated nanoparticle SM-Silicon/PL™ has a proprietary surface modifier that acts as a protective shell from air and moisture and has an artificial SEI. SM-Silicon/PL™ is scalable and commercially viable given it is stable and will thereby be safe to use in standard industry aqueous based processes used for making anode slurries.

nSi

Silicon Metal & Silicon Composites

Paraclete Energy sells silicon-based products and other composites typically sold in 100g R&D quantities but also available in 10kg buckets and 100kg drums, based on composites with carbon, graphene, and/or polymer.

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Professional Design, Optimization and Rapid Prototyping Services

Paraclete Energy will work with prospects and customers to design and then produce for their own testing proof-of-concept SM-Silicon™ based cells. This will include designing and optimizing the surface modification and the cell architecture that will be required to meet the specific high energy and/or high power or a combination of both objectives for a specific application, to include but not limited to $/kWh, Wh/kg, Wh/L, Ah and time/distance between recharge.