Warning : this mod is hazardous as there is no more space and in case of battery failure it may lead to the destruction of the phone.
A. Disassemble the EP500 battery (same way as Gx3)
Probably because Samsung is supplying lot of components (LCD panels, SoCs, batteries) for many manufacturers ? ;)
The battery I used was an official EP500 (from SE) battery and I wasn't surprised to see that the battery itself was made by ...
You're right, more details may help.
After disassembled the EP500, you'll see that the BMS board is separated from the battery, there is a gap between both, and the thermal protection fill this gap.
Is this enough ?
You can try this one : http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=61906525&postcount=94
First time I tried to post links to pictures the interface told me that I have to post at least 8 times before beeing allowed to post external links.
Anyway, I'm not at home today and don't have the pictures with me.
Tomorrow evening I'll try ag...