Blog - LiFePO4

LFP on the road - a complete off-grid installation for a...

A photo shows a complete mobile installation for a Mobile-home (Caravan). This installation is based on the 12V battery pack using the LiFeYPO4 cells from Winston Thunder-Sky.

We will be showing more details about this installation and the components used.Stay in touch!

06.Nov 2019
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How to build and choose a battery for a sailing yacht

A lot of the questions about batteries are related to changing the old battery for the new one, or building a new project as building the electrical system on board.

The optimal solution for this case is to use LiFePO4 cells which aresuitable for electric boats, cars, and other EV applications. It is due

04.Nov 2019
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Battery charging from a generator on boats

FAQ: Battery charging from a generator (alternator) – on boats

Question:I have a boat with the gasoline engine. The gasoline engine moves the boat and charges the mainboard battery. When I replace the battery with LiFePO4, how should I operate the charging? If the battery gets full the alte

22.Oct 2019
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Winston cells and mechanical shocks (for automotive or for...

Question:Can the Winston battery sustain the mechanical shocks and constant movement that exists in boats on the open sea?

Yes. We have customers who deploy the Winston battery cells in various applications that have constant shocks. We have customers from the marine industry – see brief r

22.Oct 2019
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FAQ: Is there any limit on the maximal capacity of the...

FAQ: Is there any limit on the maximal capacity of the Winston cells?

No. There is no limit. The maximal size of the commercially available cells is. (The 7000Ah andare not available for public sales). You can putto increase the capacity of the battery bank. In this way, there is no theoretical limit.

FAQ: Is there any limit on the maximal capacity of a battery for a sail-boat? (For example, some kind of safety regulation limit, etc.)

No. As far as we know, there is not a

22.Oct 2019
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The orientation of LFP cell for mounting

We keep receiving the questions about the mounting orientation of the LFP cells.

Generally, it is recommended to have the terminals mounted in the top (upside) position, mainly because of the internal design of the cells and the fact that the safety vent needs to be on-top to work properly – s

26.Jul 2019
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LiFePo4 crash test - Lithium Ionen Crash test

Controlled crash test of Lithium Ion (Lithium Iron Phosphate) cells performed in Germany.

The test follows with short cut performance on fully charged cell.
The final conclusion is the tested Winston cells shown extreme durability during the shortcut, without internal combustion or explosion.

21.Jun 2019
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SLA vs LFP battery extreme discharge test

What is the difference between SLA and Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4, LFP)? One of the most frequent questions now answered. Rather extreme discharge test of two SLA and Winston 12V battery.

About Winston batteries: Large capacity LiFePO4 prismatic cells and batteries. Thundersky – Winston Ba

21.Jun 2019
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Lithium iron phosphate battery

The lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO4 battery) or LFP battery (lithium ferrophosphate), is a type of rechargeable battery, specifically a lithium-ion battery, using LiFePO4 as the cathode material, and a graphitic carbon electrode with a metallic backing as the anode. The specific capacity of LiFePO

20.Jun 2019
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SLA vs. LiFePo4 (LFP) battery, extreme discharge test

What is the difference between SLA and Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4, LFP)? One of the most frequent questions now answered. Rather extreme discharge test of two SLA and Winston 12V battery.

About Winston batteries: Large capacity LiFePO4 prismatic cells and batteries. Thundersky – Winston Ba

10.Jun 2019
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