COO of Watertown company works to invent shield to prevent e-bike fires

The COO of a company in Watertown has invented a way to possibly extinguish e-bike fires after a slew of e-bikes have caught fire recently.

News 12 Staff

Jun 27, 2023, 12:05 AM

Updated 296 days ago

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The COO of a company in Watertown has invented a way to possibly extinguish e-bike fires after a slew of e-bikes have caught fire recently.
Rodger Mort has asked customers to send back recyclable or defective e-bike batteries with Thermo Shield to prevent fires.
Packing and Crating Technology will send customers a kit with fire-suppressant packing wrap called Thermo Shield so they can safely transport, store and recycle the lithium–ion batteries.
Mort says he is also working with the Thermo Shield manufacturers to stop e-bikes from catching fire.
News 12 Connecticut's Caren Pinto explains.


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