Test Videos

Safety Technology In Action

Our batteries are of industry-leading safety standards because we push them beyond what's expected during testing. This is what happens when a battery cell in a Xerotech Hibernium® pack is overheated until it explodes.

This pack utilizes EnerCore NMC cells and contains 72.6 KWh of energy at 100% SoC (465V).

This thermal runaway test has been conducted by manually forcing a cell into thermal runaway within a pack.

Our multilayered approach to battery safety prevents propagation of thermal runaway beyond the initiator cell. This strategy of containment and small units of energy results in high system-level safety and fail operational characteristics for mission critical applications.

This pack utilizes EnerCore NMC Cells and contains 72.6 KWh of energy at 100% SOC (465V).

The purpose of this test is to demonstrate resistance to both intramodule and cross-module propagation. The module stack uses EnerCore NMC cells (5 Ah - 2170) charged to 100% SoC and is filled with coolant and is placed in the centre of a stack of modules.

This thermal runaway test has been conducted by manually forcing a single cell into thermal runaway using a heater wire wrapped around it. The result shows that thermal propagation does not occur and the thermal runaway is contained and does not spread to the rest of the module nor to adjacent modules.

This video demonstrates the difference our passive safety features make in the worst-case scenario of a thermal event at 100% state of charge (SOC). The module uses EnerCore NMC cells (5 Ah - 2170) charged to 100% SoC and is filled with coolant.

This thermal runaway test has been conducted by manually forcing a single cell into thermal runaway using a heater wire wrapped around it. The result shows that thermal propagation does not occur and the thermal runaway is contained and does not spread to the rest of the module.

This thermal runaway test has been conducted using a dry module at 30% SOC to simulate a shipping or storage condition. Our multilayered approach to battery safety prevents propagation of thermal runaway beyond the initiator cell.
This strategy of containment and small units of energy results in high system-level safety and fail operational characteristics for mission critical applications.

The module uses EnerCore NMC cells (5 Ah - 2170) charged to 30% SOC and has no coolant inside.

Xerotech bring a multilayered approach to battery safety, ensuring our batteries are amongst the safest solutions available on the market today. Thermal propagation prevention and fire suppression are integrated as standard.

This video demonstrates the difference our safety features make in the unlikely event of a catastrophic incident, keeping fire and thermal runaway suppressed to the cell level versus total failure of the module.

The modules use 5 Ah NCA cells charged to 100% SOC.

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