The Dangers of Lithium Polymer Batteries.

About: Update 12 September 2017: A very special thanks to Sam Elder, a manager here at Instructables, who tracked down the cause of my lost publications and fixed the issue. Take a bow Sam!

Intro: The Dangers of Lithium Polymer Batteries.

This is the shortest instructables I ever published but after accidentally puncturing one cell of my netbook while working in my living room, I felt it necessary to share this experience.

Step 1: Fire Hazard!

Here is the burnt out husk of my brand new netbook. Check out the YouTube video of the intentional puncturing of the good Lithium polymer cell. The smell is terrible and it generates lots of dangerous fumes.

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