For Electric vehicles (EV) and Large Battery packs, battery performance and reliability are critical, therefore, we want to show you how to set up an EV Battery Testing Station. EV battery testing and certification services at certified workshops are the next big thing in the EV industry. Furthermore, it is important that developers focus on battery improvement, optimal quality, safety performance, and efficiency.
Table of Content
- What is an EV Battery?
- What is a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)?
- Why The IT6000C Bidirectional Programmable DC Power Supply?
- What else can be added?
What is an EV Battery?
A battery is a device that converts chemical energy contained within its active materials directly into electric energy. From the AA battery, you use in the TV remote control to your electric scooter, this principle stand. The difference is the amount of power consumed every second while the device is operating.
Modern Electric Vehicle also uses a battery (EV Battery) however, much bigger, more powerful, and has potential fire hazards. For instance, what happened when you came back from a long trip and need to charge the car for tomorrow’s commute? The long period of discharge from the trip and the constant charge through the night could put stress on the battery. That is the reason why we need to test the battery during development to provide the most accurate data for consumers.
What is a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)?
A Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) captures energy from different sources, accumulates this energy, and stores it in rechargeable energy for later use. Therefore, BESS developers need equipment that could perform comprehensive, continuous industrial upgrading and rapid technology iteration.
ITECH Electronics provides a comprehensive self-developed battery testing solution, including power supply, and electronic load such as the bidirectional programmable DC power supply of the IT6000C series combines two devices in one: a power supply (source) and an electronic load (sink) with energy recovery.
Why The IT6000C Bidirectional Programmable DC Power Supply?
The IT6000C Bidirectional 6KW Programmable DC Power Supply is the best choice for this application. If this is the first piece of equipment that you have for the lab, the IT6000C Programmable DC Power Supply comes with everything you would to start jumping right into battery development and testing.
The IT6000C Programmable DC Power Supply key features:
- Internal resistance test, battery capacity test
- Temperature monitoring during battery cycle charge and discharge test
- Battery overcharge, and an over-discharge rate endurance test
- Battery performance tests include:
- Charge and discharge performance test
- Efficiency test, under different temperature battery cycle test
- BMS communication function channel.
- Up to 10 million points to simulate complex working conditions…(for EV Battery)
What else can be added?
As the product development process grows and the tool kits also grow. From our experience, a Hantek DSO4204C 200MHz 4CH Digital Oscilloscope and Function Generator would be very handy to acquire or simulate a Battery Management System (BMS) signal. Furthermore, a smaller DC load such as the IT6211 Electronic Load could simulate a smaller, precise load such as one from the BMS.
Firstly, EV and Battery packs, battery performance, and reliability are critical. Therefore, it is important that developers focus on optimal quality, safety performance, and efficiency. Furthermore, EV battery testing and certification services at certified workshops are the next big thing in the EV industry. Finally, the IT6000C bidirectional programmable DC power supply combines two devices in one: a power supply (source) and an electronic load (sink) with energy recovery which is the perfect choice!