Tech Tuesday #13 – Crash Detection

In the thirteenth instalment of our Tech Tuesday Series, we take a bite-sized look at what goes into the technology behind our battery tech, with the third of our safety features at the pack level.

Pack Safety – Crash Detection

Crash Detection is an essential safety feature of Xerotech battery packs. It serves the purpose of promptly identifying and responding to sudden impacts, thereby reducing potential risks and enabling early detection of hidden damages.

To achieve this, the Xerotech Battery Management System (BMS) is equipped with an advanced 3D accelerometer and 3D gyroscope, which work in conjunction with one another. These sensors constantly monitor and detect abrupt changes in the battery’s acceleration and angular velocity.

By continuously analysing the data from these sensors, the Xerotech BMS recognises when an impact has occurred, determining its direction and intensity. This information is then promptly relayed to alert the user, allowing them to take action.

As we shift towards an all-electric future, it is battery safety technology like this that is making electrification a reality, not just for the mass vehicle market, but for more diverse marketings such as mining, construction, aviation and agriculture too.

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At Xerotech, we take battery safety very seriously. As a trusted supplier of battery technology to a wide variety of heavy industry, we believe in an ethos where batteries and battery technology should never pose a risk to people, even under the most extreme of conditions. Because of this we conduct a rigorous set of in-house tests and incorporate many different features that build in high levels of battery safety as standard. These tests are designed to push the boundaries far beyond what could be expected, even in the most demanding of conditions. It is as a direct result of this that we have developed one of the safest batteries in the world today.

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About Xerotech

Xerotech is a battery technology company that is solving one of the greatest challenges of our generation, industrial electrification. Our talented team is making an impact on a global scale, driven by a shared vision of a fully electric future.

Our Hibernium® battery pack platform is a battery pack platform that adapts to the bespoke needs of your vehicle or application. With Hibernium® you can choose your desired or preferred energy content, operating voltage range, physical dimensions, and even battery cell chemistry. There are no design or engineering costs even for one-off prototyping projects making this solution one of the only viable options for low volume, high diversity projects.

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