Sticky thread index for "Battery Technology"

Batteries, Chargers, and Battery Management Systems.
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Sticky thread index for "Battery Technology"

Post by spinningmagnets » May 25, 2015 7:59 am

The current order to this thread is:

Miscellaneous
Some ES battery pack History
DIY Pack Building
__Spot Welding
__Resistance Soldering
__No Solder / No Weld
BMS
Controllers
Chargers


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Miscellaneous

"Salvaged EV cells index, Leaf, Volt, Tesla, etc"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=89680

"LiPo fires and LiPo safety issues, Thread index" (Amberwolf, spinningmagnets, one page)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=69721

"What's the best treatment for KFF?" (2 pages, PICs)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 3&start=25

"Best Volt meter" (Teklektik, 2 pages)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 27#p995111

"Headway Pack Builders thread" (frodus, 18 pages)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=12320

"Show Us Your Homemade Battery Housing" (jimw1960, 18 pages) [cross-post from E-bike, general]
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... =3&t=12847

"Index of factory E-bike battery pack tear-downs/pics" (spinningmagnets, one page)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=70581

"Potting Batteries, Thoughts and Experiments" (justin_le, 3 pages)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=71125

DIY battery pack, 25R's from 2014 inside dolphin case (good pics)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=59929

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Re: Sticky thread index for "Battery Technology"

Post by spinningmagnets » May 25, 2015 8:00 am

Some ES battery pack history

"Samsung INR18650-20R .. yes these cells can punch, new 24R", Feb 2013
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=48074

"Building battery from MAKITA Konion PACK" (doctor bass harvesting Konion cells from makita tool packs), 2011
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=28285

"The care and feeding of a123-based packs...", GGoodrum, 2007
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =14&t=2498

"Bosch 36V fatpacks opened up", John in CR, Nov 2008
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =14&t=7569

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Re: Sticky thread index for "Battery Technology"

Post by spinningmagnets » May 25, 2015 8:00 am

DIY battery pack building threads

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Spot Welding:

"18650 spot welding -how to- ULTIMATE REPOSITORY" (Nobuo, 22 pages)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=68005

"Homemade Battery Packs" (DrkAngel, 46 pages) [lots of laptop cell information]
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=26383

"DIY spot-welder, FET-switched, processor-timed adj. pulse"
(the original thread about Riba's design, upgraded mostly by Okashira, 24 pgs)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=81400

"DIY Arduino-timed spot-welder, FET switched, adj pulse"
Close to Riba's original design. Some consider this a much longer-lasting design before failure, at a small additional cost. Main theme by flangfrog)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=83411

"Low cost DIY battery spot welder" (K-WELD, tatus1969)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=89039

"BOSS LEVEL CUSTOM SPOT WELDER" (rojitor)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=89076

"Spot Welding Copper Strips to 18650 Battery Cells"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=84680

"Common pack design mistakes, how to avoid?"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=84412

"DIY spot-welder, transformers from microwave ovens?"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=85023

"DIY plating of copper with nickel"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=85310

"Fuse-wire for individual cells, DIY Tesla style"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=88039

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Resistance Soldering

"Resistance Soldering Bus Strips to 18650 Cells"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=88965

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No Solder / No Weld

"Another No Solder/Weld 18650 Build" (snath, 6 pages [plus more links to other no-solder/no-weld builds])
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=57810

"18650 battery Kit development and discussion" (agniusm, Another no-solder loose-cell box, 7 pages)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 5#p1238901

"Conductivity improving grease project" (liveforphysics, 5 pages)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=61542

"Modular Rebuildable Repairable 18650 battery." (shawname "Battery Blocks", using magnets to make connection at cell-tips, instead of spot-welding)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 31&t=76205

"DIY assembly kit for 18650 without spot welding/Soldering" (Vruzend kit)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 31&t=87434

"yet another solderless DIY battery pack via NIB's" [also using button magnets to hold busses onto cell ends]
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 17#p917007

"Electric Motorcycle (50cc Equivalant)" [19P modules for 14S]
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 10&t=85758

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Re: Sticky thread index for "Battery Technology"

Post by dogman dan » Jan 18, 2017 11:44 am

BMS

Links to troubleshooting and bms info threads that contain answers from BMS guru Dnmun.
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 9#p1257829

"Zephyr" - Finally, the "v4" Fechter/Goodrum/Hecker BMS..."
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=26554

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Re: Sticky thread index for "Battery Technology"

Post by spinningmagnets » Jul 03, 2017 7:17 pm

Controllers

"too long battery wires will kill controllers"
(Ron Van Sommerin, also: how to add capacitors to battery wires, and which ones to use)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... f=2&t=7991

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Re: Sticky thread index for "Battery Technology"

Post by spinningmagnets » Aug 07, 2017 8:33 pm

Chargers

"Charger index thread"
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 14&t=89928

"Converting a Meanwell power supply into a LiPo bulk-charger" (wojtek, NeilP, 16 pages [many links to other Meanwell threads])
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 01#p394401

"The Cycle Satiator, universal charger for the enthusiasts" (justin_le, 16 pages)
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=60169

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