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Safety of work when installing...

We use insulated tools when working with the battery.

Always secure hand tools to avoid short-circuiting the battery in the event of careless handling or accident.

An unwanted short circuit when installing the battery is the most common cause of cell damage.

An example ofself-made insulated tools can be

26.Jul 2019
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Starting with LYP/LFP cells...

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 mar

21.Jun 2019
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BU-808b: What Causes Li-ion to...

Learn what‘s behind the aging process of Li-ion The ultimate focus of maximizing the energy density of Li-ion shifted in 2006 when Li-ion unexpectedly disassembled in consumer products and millions of packs were recalled. Safety gained attention and batteries became safer. With the advent of th

21.Jun 2019
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BU-304a: Safety Concerns with...

Learn what causes Li-ion to fail and what to do in case of fire.

Safety of lithium-based batteries has attracted much media and legal attention. Any energy storage device carries a risk, as demonstrated in the 1800s when steam engines exploded and people got hurt. Carrying highly flammable gasoline in car

21.Jun 2019
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Batteries: Lithium-ion vs AGM

Across all markets over recent years Lithium-ion batteries have been gaining in traction [sic]. To the uninitiated it is easy to dismiss Lithium-ion as an expensive alternative to VRLA (valve regulated lead acid) technologies such as AGM (absorbed glass mat), if simply looking at the amp-hour (Ah) rati

21.Jun 2019
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What’s inside an 18650 cell?...

There has been a boom in ebike builders making their own battery packs out of the popular 18650-format cells (18mm diameter, 65mm long), and I want to share what I’ve found out about the guts of an 18650, so you will understand more about proper DIY pack-building methods.

Why would someb

21.Jun 2019
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BU-205: Types of Lithium-ion

Become familiar with the many different types of lithium-ion batteries.

Lithium-ion is named for its active materials; the words are either written in full or shortened by their chemical symbols. A series of letters and numbers strung together can be hard to remember and even harder to pronounce, and b

20.Jun 2019
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Characteristics of Lead Acid...

For most renewable energy systems, the most important battery characteristics are the battery lifetime, the depth of discharge and the maintenance requirements of the battery. This set of parameters and their inter-relationship with charging regimes, temperature and age are described below.

Depth of discharge and

20.Jun 2019
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Why use LiFePO4 batteries to...

Demonstration of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery used in an ultra-lightweight airplane.

When choosing a starter battery for your caravan, boat or aircraft, you want it to be reliable. To start the engine even when the battery has not been recharged for a long time and when it is really cold. I

10.Jun 2019
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GWL Answers: Choosing your...

GWL Answers: a series of questions and answers to most common topics related to batteries.

Important choice to make, do you purchase all-in-one solution for the simplicity and loose the control or use open system to remain in control of your battery?

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10.Jun 2019
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