3107, 2018

How Lithium Batteries Save Weight While Increasing Available Power

By |July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Jayco Silverline Outback is a luxury van with the added bonus of being able to open up with a movable lateral extension to create a large interior with clever layout and a very comfortable [...]

3107, 2018

How To Take Out 30kg And Double The Battery Capacity

By |July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Domain Lyrebird Alter Ego is a serious van and this van has the lot. On an Australia wide adventure, the van was packed with mum, dad, 3 kids, bicycles and all the kit you [...]

1006, 2018

Case Study – Reducing Battery Weight in Racing Catamaran

By |June 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Reducing Battery Weight is Everything In the world of yacht racing, reducing battery weight is everything. By stripping the weight of a man (~75kg) permanently from the vessels makes the boat faster, simple as that. [...]

1705, 2018

Case Study – Yacht Weight Reduction Using Lithium Battery

By |May 17th, 2018|Lithium battery technology|

Yacht Weight Reduction Using Lithium Batteries A 43ft yacht weight reduction project involving an upgrade to an LBS-12200-ME-AIP house battery system in preparation for a journey to Vanuatu in the south Pacific Over 100kg of weight [...]

2011, 2016

Lithium, what is it and where does it come from?

By |November 20th, 2016|Lithium battery technology|

Lithium metal Lithium (Li) is a soft, silver-white coloured metal. Lithium metal and its position on the periodic table of elements (top left hand side) gives us some clue as to the characteristics it exhibits. [...]

411, 2016

Do you need a Lithium Battery Management System?

By |November 4th, 2016|Lithium battery technology|

Well, actually, no – lithium batteries don’t need a battery management system (BMS) to operate. You can connect a few lithium battery cells in series to make a battery pack without any sort of [...]

411, 2016

How does a lithium battery work?

By |November 4th, 2016|Lithium battery technology|

Components How does a lithium battery work? Well the main components of a lithium battery are two electrodes, namely an anode and a cathode and an electrolyte. This is no different to any other [...]