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Short Circuit Test Chamber for Rechargeable Batteries up to 1000A w/ Temperature Control ( UN38.3.4.5)

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BS-057 Short Circuit Test system allows for testing rechargeable batteries & packs under a large current draw up to 1000A. This test system consists of two units:
1) a power control unit with high current switch and 2) explosion proof chamber for meeting the UN38.3 standard.

Some of the product features include:

  • High current contactors made of copper for low resistance and fast response
  • Voltmeter with 0-100V range and ±0.2% rdg ± 1digit display accuracy
  • Amperemeter with 0-1000A or 0-500A DC selectable range and ±0.2% rdg ± 1digit display accuracy
  • All Electric parts are NRTL Certified and the whole unit is ready to pass UL/MET/ETL/CSA/TUV test  (Updated from July1 )


Suitable For
  • Design for GB / IEC / EN / UN38.3 / UL Testing
Thermal Chamber
  • Chamber size: 
    • Inside: 500W x 590D x 750H, mm
    • Outside: 700W x 810D x 1100H, mm
  • Chamber Temperature:   RT - 100°C Max. (forced air heating)
             Chamber Temperature Control Panel
    • Digital temperature control with +/- 2°C accuracy
    • PID , Auto Tune , and overtemperature alarm functional
  • Note:  The max. capacity of Li-Ion batteries to be tested in the chamber should be limited to 4.2V@ 40Ah for single cell  or 160Wh for battery pack without protection circuits.
Power Control Unit
  • Digital voltage and current display
           Digital voltage and current display
  • Dimensions:                         570W x 680D x 1080H, mm
  • Max. impact Voltage:          1KV/1.2 - 50 us
  • Max. working current:         1000A within 5 seconds
  • DC Response time:             < 5 micron seconds
  • Built in internal resistance:  < 100 m-ohm
  • Service life:                         > 300K times of use
  • Power Requirements:           208 - 240VAC, 50/60Hz, single phase, 2200W
Current Draw
  • The user can choose a current draw of either 500A or 1000A to best suit a battery's characteristics
  • Internal Resistance <0.1 ohm
  • A battery holder is included to allow easy interface of the voltage and current probes to the cell's terminals
  • Note: The current carrying capacities of the jumper cable should be limited to 1000A
            Current draw of either 500A or 1000AIncluded battery holder
  • CE Certified
  • All electric components (>24V) are UL / MET / CSA Certified and the whole unit is ready to pass UL/MET/ETL/CSA/TUV test at extra cost
  • You may order NIST certified temerature monitor to calibrate the temperature of inside chamber at extra cost
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Shipping Dimensions & Weight
  • 2 pallets
    • #1: 47" x 39" x 55"; 336 lbs
    • #2: 47" x 39" x 54"; 317 lbs
  • One year limited manufacturer's warranty with lifetime support; extended warranty available upon request at additional cost
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