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Boil water with Lithium Iron (LiFePO4) cell

Single Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) cell used to boil a cup of coffee, simple demonstration of the power these cells provide. Unlikely majority of common battery technologies, fast discharge up to 10C (10 times the capacity) doesn’t have negative impact on the lifetime and number of cycles

10.Jun 2019
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GWL/Power: Starting with LYP/LFP cells from Winston Battery...

Quick tutorial video how to start with the LFP (LYP) cells. Learn and see the 13 steps. See how to make the first check-up and the initial charging.

About Winston cells: Large capacity LiFePO4 prismatic cells. Thundersky – Winston Battery famous yellow cells. More than 18 years on the market. Thousands o

10.Jun 2019
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How to recycle the industrial large capacity LFP cells?

The large capacity LFP cells should be recycledin the same way as all other lithium or li-ion cells.

There is no change or difference because of the size of the cells. As with any other cells, you should recycle only cells that were fully discharged and have 0V potential on the ter

30.May 2019
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GWL/Modular battery packs

The demonstration installation of the GWL/Modular packs. The goal of theGWL/Modular solutionis to offer components and accessories that allow for simple and fully modular architecture. Simply said: the GWL/Modular project will make the life of the DC solution providers simpler and easier.

30.May 2019
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Micro Energy Storage Setup – 2019 update

Micro Energy Storage Setup

NOTE: this is a grid-tied system setup with an energy back up to the batteries. This system is grid-tied only. The micro-inverter works only when the grid is present. If the grid is down, the system does not work. It is NOT an off-grid system.

NOTE (2019 update): the ill

07.Mar 2019
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Winston cells passed the China Army military safety tests

The photo shows the punch-through simulating a shooting from 45 mm calibre anti-tank gun.

Fully charged cells are punched through simulating the shoot-through from a military weapon. The purpose of the test is to see the safety and stability of the lithium cells.

As visible from the photo, the cells re

04.Mar 2019
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What is the Peukert’s Exponent for LiFePO4 cells?

The is used for the lead-acid batteries. Simply said this exponent is the ratio between the charging and discharging of a battery. It means how much energy you need to charge compared to the energy you get when discharging.

For the LiFePO4 cells, the efficiency of the charge and dis

28.Feb 2019
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How to calculate the cost of stored energy in a LiFePO4...

Lead Acid or LiFePO4? This is the price per kWh stored and cycle life comparison. The two following graphs will show you the comparison between the Lead Acid and LiFePO4 batteries. The first one compares the average number of cycles (cycle life) according to the battery type and a depth of discharge. The se

20.Jan 2019
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Sailing Yacht with a 12V/200AH battery bank

A reference project for a battery bank on a sailing yacht using the4x WB-LFP200AH cellsfor the board battery and theBMS123 Smart. The battery pack is charged from the on-board AC/DC charger (35 Amp) and the generator (up to 80 Amp).

20.Jul 2018
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Low priced cells on the market

Low priced cells on the market

Question: We have received a quote for a battery pack from a Chinese supplier. The quote is considerably lower than the price of the LFP cells on the market in Europe. Why is this so?

Answer:Yes, the pricing that is available from some suppliers in China i

20.Jul 2018
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