Testing

The testing and evaluation of energy storage devices is an important stage in the development chain for automotive applications. Due to the range of challenges involved a significant number of attributes must be investigated. Beside standard tests the facilities available within the Fraunhofer Battery Alliance enable specialized and highly scientific tests on specific topics, on a cell, module and system level.

 

Safety

In the past few years lithium ion batteries have found application in a wide variety of mobile devices such as laptops and mobile phones. Where the energy density is increased, however, the safety risk posed by the overcharging and possible destruction of the battery must be taken into account.

 

Service center

In the service center the institutes of the Fraunhofer Battery Alliance combine their competences in the field of electric energy storage devices. The result is a comprehensive and holistic service portfolio which covers almost every aspect of the testing and evaluation of energy storage devices.