BYD FC4680 LFP cell

The BYD FC4680P cell is a Lithium Iron Phosphate chemistry in the Tesla 4680 cell format. 4680 => 46mm in diameter and 80mm high A small plug in the top is described as an “explosion proof valve”. Independently measured values shown in bold Key features Dimensions Safety Data Data as shown on manufacturers specification sheet. … Read more

Aluminium 4680 Cell Can Structural Performance

aluminium 4680 cell case from Speira

Recent industrial and academic studies have shown that aluminium cell housings can provide several benefits in terms of thermal management and gravimetric energy density in particular1,2,3. However, as Cell-To-Pack and Cell-To-Chassis approaches arise the battery cell and therefore, the battery cell housing, become part of the structure of the battery electric vehicle contributing with their … Read more

Base vs Side Cooling Cylindrical Cells

cylindrical cell base versus end cooling

Base vs side cooling of cylindrical cells is often brought up in online discussions and in many OEMs designing battery packs. We looked at this before within Thermal Conduction in a Cell, however, I think it is worth expanding this topic. The Tesla design cools the side of the cell and the Lucid Motors cools … Read more

Benefits of Aluminium Cell Housing for Cylindrical Li-ion Batteries

Benefits of Aluminium Cell Housing for Cylindrical Li-ion Batteries is based on a 4680 cell concept. The battery industry is targeting larger cell formats, which enable simplified module design and cell-to-pack or even cell-to-chassis solutions. In this regard, hard case battery cells and in particular cylindrical cells will play an important role in enabling the … Read more

Cylindrical Cell Electrode Estimation

Cylindrical Cell Electrode Estimation: An alternative geometric approach. Here we present a simple method for estimating electrode length in a cylindrical cell. The method is equally applicable to other formats since we make an estimation of the total active electrode area. Results require knowledge of one electrode Active Material (AM) chemistry, electrode porosity and thickness … Read more

Cylindrical Cell Comparison 4680 vs 21700 vs 18650

In this Article, we will compare different Cylindrical Cell Sizes used in electric Vehicles. 4680 vs 21700 vs 18650.

2022 Tesla Model Y 4680

Tesla 4680 battery cooling

Caution: This is a very difficult pack to reconcile the numbers around at the moment and so we are continually updating our calculations and estimates. We will get there, but it might take some time. Specifications: Assuming the 4680 cell from the Munro teardown is correct at 23.35Ah then we have the following parameters: Assuming … Read more