Research & Development Center

We regularly collaborate with a number of top domestic universities and institutions for the advancement of bamboo charcoal research and process technology. It is through these collaborations that the company has managed to secure important breakthroughs resulting in proprietary knowledge and patents.

Current efforts and collaborations cover a wide range of areas including but not limited to: bamboo vinegar applications, bamboo yield and quality improvements, bamboo’s natural characteristics, bamboo carbonization process optimization and engineering initiatives to optimize and integrate production processes.

Research Projects

We have led or participated in numerous scientific projects that have led to important technological breakthroughs and advances.

Project Description Time Period Project Level
Technological innovations to achieve productive annual capacity of 3,000 metric tons of EDLC carbon 12/08 – 12/17 Central Government funded high-tech industrial project
Bamboo carbonization technology R&D for tobacco product manufacturing 12/07 – 6/10 Zhejiang Provincial Government funded scientific agricultural project
Development of dry distillation of bamboo wood 6/07 – 5/09 Central government funded high-tech agricultural project
Technological innovations to be able to produce bamboo vinegar in a continuous process 4/06 – 4/08 Zhejiang Provincial Government funded scientific agricultural project
Technological innovations to achieve productive annual capacity of 300 metric tons of EDLC carbon 1/06 – 12/07 Central Government funded high-tech industrial project
Bamboo vinegar spontaneous combustion automation production technology 8/04 – 12/06 Central Government funded high-tech agricultural project
Bamboo R&D for lithium-ion battery anodes 8/04 – 2/06 Zhejiang Provincial Government funded scientific project
The research and demonstration for technology of agricultural waste carbonization and low ignition point molding charcoal fuel preparation 01/16-12/18 Zhejiang Provincial Government directly funded scientific project
Demonstration and promotion of green combustible carbon manufacturing technology using epicarps  residue 15/08- 12/17 Central Government funded forestry technology promotion project
 

Patents

We rely on our technology patents to protect our domestic business interests and ensure our position as a bamboo technology pioneer in our industry.

 

Patent Description Holder Patent Type Approval Expiration Patent Number
Methods and equipment for combustion and distillation Tantech Bamboo Invention Mar. 22,2006 Aug. 25,2024 ZL 200410075047.0
Biomass acaricide with gasified tar for organic pesticides Tantech Bamboo Invention Nov. 18,2009 Jan. 24, 2026 ZL 200610049234.0
A door with air treatment function Tantech Bamboo Invention June 15, 2011 Sep. 4, 2028 2008101204443
Methods for water and bamboo vinegar refining   Tantech Bamboo Invention  Mar. 7, 2007 Apr. 15, 2023 200310116248.6
Supercapacitor electric car batteries Tantech Energy Utility Model Dec. 31, 2008 Nov. 21, 2017 ZL 200720191201.X
Methods for destructive distillation and carbonization of bamboo and wood Tantech Bamboo Invention May 17, 2006 April 12, 2023 ZL03122806.2
 

Shangchi Automobile Co.Ltd possesses the following patents.

Patent Description Holder Patent Type Approval Expiration Patent Number
Road Sweeper

Suzhou E-Motors

Patent for Invention May 25, 2016 May 24, 2025 ZL201210311790.6

Rear body structure of new pure electric buses

Suzhou E-Motors Utility Model June 11, 2012 June 10, 2021 ZL201220195153.2
Electric bus defroster

Suzhou E-Motors

Utility Mode June 11, 2012 June 10, 2021 ZL201220195152.8
Axle connected hydraulic power steering pump assembly for electric cars Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode June 11, 2012 June 10, 2021 ZL201220195151.3
Integrated heat dissipation system for range-extended electric vehicle Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode June 11, 2012 June 10, 2021 ZL201220312584.2
Road cleaning and blowing device Suzhou E-Motor Utility Mode Sep. 07, 2012 Sep 06, 2021 ZL201220433283.5
Multi-function diversion plate   Utility Mode Sep. 07, 2012 Sep 06, 2021 ZL201220433484.5
Wind blinds for blocking road cleaning Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode Sep. 07, 2012 Sep 06, 2021 ZL201220433284.X
Multi-function carbon dioxide welding machine moving underframe Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 20, 2012 April 19, 2021 ZL201220103680.6
Fast battery box for pure electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 20, 2012 April 19, 2021 ZL201220103669.X
An electric bus door Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 13, 2016 April 12, 2025 ZL201620307365.3
An emergency brake device for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 13, 2016 April 12, 2025 ZL201620307444.4
Battery pack mounting rack for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 13, 2016 April 12, 2025 ZL201620307484.9
A battery compartment with high heat dissipation for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 14, 2016 April 13, 2025 ZL201620313236.5
A brake device with monitoring function for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 14, 2016 April 13, 2025 ZL201620313255.8
Power safety valve for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 14, 2016 April 13, 2025 ZL201620313387.0
Brake auxiliary system of electric vehicle Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 14, 2016 April 13, 2025 ZL201620313368.8
A kind of brake auxiliary system of electric vehicle Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 14, 2016 April 13, 2025 ZL201620313440.7
A kind of emergency brake device for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 15, 2016 April 14, 2025 ZL201620315838.4
A kind of speed limit brake device for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 15, 2016 April 14, 2025 ZL201620315845.4
A kind of dual use auxiliary brake board for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 16, 2016 April 15, 2025 ZL201620316363.0
A kind of installation device of hydraulic -power-assisted steering pump for electric buses Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 15, 2016 April 14, 2025 ZL201620316401.2

A kind of emergency auxiliary brake for electric buses

Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 15, 2016 April 14, 2025 ZL201620316415.4
Car Break Pad Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode April 1, 2017 Mar 30, 2026 ZL201720342785.X
Angle mill wrench Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode June 4, 2009 June 3, 2018 ZL200920044592.1
Battery connection device Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode June 4, 2009 June 3, 2018 ZL200920044586.6
An electric motor cooled by a surround temperature controlled fan Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode June 4, 2009 June 3, 2018 ZL200920044588.5
Electric soldering pen Suzhou E-Motors Utility Mode June 4, 2009 June 3, 2018 ZL200920044590.2