Cell Component Mechanical Tests

zwickroell tensile testing of 6 um thick copper foil

Cell component mechanical tests are extensive and required in order that a more detailed understanding of how the cells behave can be established. The battery cell is a complex: chemistry, electrical, thermal and mechanical system. Cycle ageing is seen as a deteriation in the chemistry of the cell, but should also be considered as a … Read more

TESLA CYBERTRUCK and Battery Pack

Tesla Cybertruck

Update: Now that Tesla Cybertruck has been launched and first delveries/bookings being confirmed. We can update the article and benchmarking based on the data available from the websites and various forums. We are now seeing them on the road and buzz is going around with various video reviews. Recent Q2 Earnings call gave us the … Read more

Volkswagen MEB Battery Pack ID Family

Volkswagen ID Family cars such ID 3, 4, 5, 7, Buzz are based on a Modular electric drive matrix (MEB) Chassis. This Chassis contains the battery pack built into the floor for optimal weight distribution. The MEB can be scaled for cars to SUV to Vans thus allowing for standardized components especially battery modules and … Read more

Pack Size versus Application

Battery pack size versus application is an interesting comparison. The plot is based on real data from real products in the market and shows total battery pack size. The Y-axis is a logarithmic scale and hence the eLorry battery is nearly 6 orders of magnitude, or 1 million times, bigger than the smart watch battery.