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by ChopperMan
Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Lifepo4 cells catch fire!
Replies: 82
Views: 107445

Hi Pete, Gareth should be able to help you. I understand the EPROM's are quite expensive, it might cost £25 including postage. But it's money well spent and a 20 minute job to fit.

Cheers,

Ian
by ChopperMan
Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Lifepo4 cells catch fire!
Replies: 82
Views: 107445

Hi Greg, Speak to Gareth at ElectroFit Zapi when you order your NG3 and ask for a LiFeBATT compatible version. This will be fitted with a suitable LiFePO4 profile that will slow the current down towards the terminal voltage and turn itself off after 40 minutes in C V mode at the terminal voltage. It...
by ChopperMan
Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Science Museum Festival of Innovation 12 & 13 September
Replies: 0
Views: 3627

Science Museum Festival of Innovation 12 & 13 September

Hi All, Science Museum Festival of Innovation is at Wroughton near Swindon. The Festival of Innovation celebrates technology and innovation against the stunning backdrop of the Science Museum reserve collections. 12 & 13 September 2009, 10.00 - 17.00 It will be a great opportunity to get up clos...
by ChopperMan
Sun Jul 19, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Introduction from LifeBATT UK Distributor
Replies: 34
Views: 29959

Hi Chris, Yes I'm still here. In fact here happens to be in the pits at Silverstone, supporting our sponsored formula student entry, Herts Uni in the class 1A event. The HPS packs are about to be replaced with the XPS series, which will offer greater flexability in energy/power density. Please conta...
by ChopperMan
Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Events
Topic: eGrandPrix Track Day Announced !
Replies: 0
Views: 3633

eGrandPrix Track Day Announced !

If you have an electric motorcycle and want to test it's abilities on the track, the people behind TTXGP have set up an open track day for the 16th September 2009 at the Anglesey track. Charging points will be available on site and the track is open for practice for three quarters of the day, with t...
by ChopperMan
Thu May 21, 2009 11:00 am
Forum: Electric Motor Bikes
Topic: LiFeBATT Electric Drag Bike Video
Replies: 3
Views: 7112

Hi Steve,

We are taking it to TTXGP, but NOT for show.... We are going to compete in the Ramsey Sprint during TT week!

1/8 mile drag race on the Tuesday, between the TTXGP practice days.

Ian
by ChopperMan
Sun May 17, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Electric Motor Bikes
Topic: LiFeBATT Electric Drag Bike Video
Replies: 3
Views: 7112

LiFeBATT Electric Drag Bike Video

Hi All, Six weeks before the event, we took the decision to enter a drag bike into the Alternative Energy Drag Race 2009. So, with a new CAD file, the team got started. 18 hours after finishing the bike, we won the Zero Emission class, with what is believed to be the fastest time for a 144V bike in ...
by ChopperMan
Sun Mar 15, 2009 11:05 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: LiIon/LiFePo Cells Pricing
Replies: 15
Views: 11052

Hi Guys,

I don't see any calculations or allowances for BMS, enclosures and vehicle integration?

Have you got a solution for the HP cells?

Cheers,

Ian
by ChopperMan
Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Lifepo4 cells catch fire!
Replies: 82
Views: 107445

There is also a carsonagenic element to the gas, as with all lithium cells, but the concentration is less than the fumes from petrol.
by ChopperMan
Wed Mar 11, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Lifepo4 cells catch fire!
Replies: 82
Views: 107445

Hi alexcraiggtv, The problems Andy had were related to the procedure he used to install his cells and would NOT have caused a cascade effect as you imply. This video bares no relation to Gregs 'incident' and in fact shows how safe LiFePO4 cells are when physically damaged. In the video Andy confirms...

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