Battery Research

We offer a comprehensive range of battery test and research solutions suitable for everything from single cells to high power battery packs. This includes, but is not limited to, cyclers, cyclers with simultaneous multi-channel EIS, multiplexed test systems, portable units and solutions for those wishing to add EIS to existing cyclers.  See below for more an overview but please do not hesitate to contact us if you do not see what you need immediately.

 

High Precision Coulometry

Novonix is a company spun out of Dr. Jeff Dahn’s lab at Dalhousie University that specializes in developing battery testing equipment with a strong focus on the use of High Precision Coulometry for reliable lifetime evaluation of lithium-ion cells.

Novonix’s High Precision Charger provides industry-leading, low noise and high accuracy source and measurement electronics, optimised for making precision measurements of coulombic efficiency.

 

Battery Cyclers

CTS System

BaSyTec CTS Cycler - 32 channel configuration. The XCTS cell test and formation system from BaSyTec is a cost effective solution for the testing and formation of large quantities of Li cells with up 25A or 50A

XCTS System

The XCTS cell test and formation system from BaSyTec is a cost effective solution for the testing and formation of large quantities of Li cells with up 25A or 50A

Scribner Model 585 5A x 8 channel with HFR

8 x 5A channels, parallelable to 4 channels. HFR for ac measurement of internal resistance. 6 current ranges. Auto- current ranging. 5 or 6 terminal measurements available.

Model 580 Battery Test System 8 x 1A channels

Shown here with a Scribner flexible battery fixture.

Impedance / Cyclers

NEW IVICYCLE –  Low Cost 32 Channel System

  • Multi-channel battery test system
  • Multipotentiostat system – 5 electrodes inc Reference Electrodes.
  • C030: 8 channels, each channel: ±30mA / 10V
  • C200: 8 channels, each channel: ±200mA / ±10V
  • FRA/EIS: 10µHz-20kHz on each channel for simultaneous testing.
  • 19″ rack-mountable housing.
  • Internal DataSecure –  experiment can run without PC.
  • Optional temperature input per channel.

OctoStat30/200/5000

8-channel, stackable multipotentiostat / cycler with either 30mA, 200mA or  5A per channel (16A with booster). EIS per channel. 20M datapoints locally stored. Dedicated software for battery cycling and test.
 

Vertex: Portable Single Channel Cycler including EIS and Electrochemistry Software

From 100mA, 10V up to 10A in a portable unit. Use IviumSoft or CycliScan (cyccler) software. Weighs around 1kg. 5-electrode measurements.

Ivium-n-Stat Modular System

State-of-the-art multi-channel potentiostat-galvanostat with integrated impedance analyser in each channel. Modules from 30mA to 10A plus boosters to 100A. Each module can be software-set to floating operation.

 

Module & Pack Testing

LPS: Low Power Test System

Low noise linear amplifier operates to 70V and 60A. Up to 4 aux inputs per channel, eg 2 x PT 100 and 2 x voltages.

HPS: High Power Test System

Modular design extends to 600A and 70V to 6KW. To 4 channels (2400A).

RPS Battery Pack Tester

The RPS Battery Pack tester is for voltages up to 1000 V and currents up to 1000 A and a maximum power of 500 kW. A Battery safety (BSD) is integrated in the system and many additional options are possible

MRS Module Test System

Designed for voltages to 70 V. Maximum currents are customized between 70 A and 540 A. The switched mode amplifier results in low heat generation and high energy efficiency.