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A high power sodium/nickel chloride battery for a hybrid electric vehicle (CHEETAH)

Objective


1 3 Specification Formula for extruded beta-alumina paste 1 3 Extruded tube Thin-walled with one end closed off 2 4 Specification Debonding/firing profile for ceramic tubes 3 5 Qualifying cell test result for monolith Cell performance of extruded ceramic tubes to match iso-pressed equivalents 4 5 Extrusion mould Designed to extrude the cross-sectional shape in Figure 1 4 9 Extruded monolith 25 tubular units with one end closed off 5 9 Specification Debonding/ sintering profile for monolith 6 12 Qualifying cell test result for battery Cell performance of monolith acceptable for battery tests 7 12 Extruded monolith ceramic for battery 150-off products to have passed screening tests 8 15 Thermally insulated battery box Constructed according to Sodium/nickel chloride standard box adapted to suit battery application 8 15 Battery heater (Eberspacher) Adapted to suit battery application 8 15 Battery management system Adapted to suit battery application 9 18 Fully assembled battery High power Sodium/nickel chloride battery consisting of 112 monolithic multitube cells in series 10 23 Battery specification Performance data 11 24 Draft manual on extrusion process Describe details of materials, processes and tooling 11 24 Cost estimate Cost of multitube monolith by extrusion 11 24 Cost estimate Cost of a complete battery system.

Funding Scheme

CRS - Cooperative research contracts

Coordinator

VZS-SEAGOE ADVANCED CERAMICS LTD
Address
Cavendish Way 35, Southfield Industrial Estate
KY6 2SB Glenrothes
United Kingdom

Participants (7)

BETA RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT LTD
United Kingdom
Address
Goodsmoor Road 50, Sinfin
DE24 9GN Derby
INNALOX BV
Netherlands
Address
Trappistenweg 2
5932 NB Tegelen
LOUWERS GLASSTECHNIQUES & ADVANCED CERAMICS B.V.
Netherlands
Address
Energieweg 3A
5527 AH Hapert
NETHERLANDS ORGANISATION FOR APPLIED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH - TNO
Netherlands
Address
De Rondom 1
5612 AP Eindhoven
PLASMA & THERMAL COATINGS LTD
United Kingdom
Address
Maesglas Industrial Estate
NP20 2NN Newport
SENSOR-TECHNIK WIEDEMANN GMBH
Germany
Address
Am Baerenwald 6
Kaufbeuren
TECEXEC LTD
United Kingdom
Address
High Street West 59-61
SK13 8AZ Glossop