LCV: Full-Featured Battery Testing

  • No performance loss under voltage control
  • Bipolar capacity for discharging to below zero volts
  • Test control and data management with Bitrode
  • Up to three current ranges per circuit
  • Temperature, pressure, flow rate, and cell voltage monitoring
  • Digital inputs and Digital outputs with function assigned per individual program
  • Expression-based program limit conditions
  • Internal resistance calculation
  • Temperature compensation adjusts voltage per battery temperature
  • Integration with Battery Management Systems: CAN
  • Ramp charge/discharge
  • Constant resistance discharge
  • Remote Input Output (RIO) box reduces excessive cable lengths when connecting to remote test stations
  • Module-front LCD display
  • Custom-designed test leads
  • Drive Cycle Conversion utility automates test program development from acquired battery usage data
  • Configurations for testing to industry standards: IEC, SAE, BCI
  • Life Cycle Testing: Perform charge/discharge cycling of batteries or modules to obtain charge and discharge capacity, energy and DC internal resistance
  • Automotive Battery Testing
  • Starting, Lighting and Ignition (SLI) Testing
  • Traction Battery Testing

General Specifications

Voltage: 0-200V

Current: Up to 1000A (8000A in parallel)

Circuits: up to 16

Network: Ethernet

Power: up to 480kW

Accuracy: ±0.1% of FS*

Data Sampling Rate: up to 10mS

Data Sampling Rate: 100mS**


*Accuracy values are conservative assuming operation will be through the standard temperature range of 0-40° C and RH from 10-90% (non-condensing). Units calibrated and maintained in a temperature and humidity controlled environment can expect an accuracy of 0.02-0.05%FS.

Overview


Bitrode’s model LCV is a full-featured life cycle test system for development of automotive, industrial and consumer batteries. The LCV provides increased laboratory accuracy, flexibility and efficiency, making it an ideal solution for testing needs in designing consistently high quality batteries, verifying rigorous battery specifications and research and development of new battery materials.

BITRODE PARTIAL USER’S LIST

SOVEMA PARTIAL USER’S LIST

  • AMARA RAJA BATTERIES LT.
  • KIRLOSKAR BATT.
  • THE STANDARD BATTERY LTD.
  • EXIDE INDUSTRIES
  • SU-KAM POWER SYSTEM
  • MINDA INDUSTRIES LIMITED
  • LUMINUOUS TECHNOLOGIES
  • HBL POWER SYSTEMS LTD

TRIOPTICS PARTIAL USER’S LIST

  • Laboratory for Electro-optics Systems
  • Laser Science & Technology Centre,
  • Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy, Centre for Advanced Technology
  • Government of India, Ministry of Defence, ORDNANCE FACTORY
  • BHARAT ELECTRONICS LIMITED / PUNE / MACHALIPATNAM
  • Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO)
  • Instrument Research & Development Establishment
  • M/s. Aravind Engineering Industries
  • Aurolab
  • Research Centre Imarat
  • Government of India, Ministry of Defence, Optoelectronics Factory
  • Government of India, Department of Space, ISRO Inertial Systems Unit
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
  • Alpha-ITL Electro-optics Pvt. Ltd.,
  • Bharat Electronics Limited
  • Speck Systems Limited
  • Aishwarya Telecom Limited
  • Commandant., 509, Army Base Work Shop, Agra Cantt,
  • The Controller, Controllerate of Quality Assurance (Instruments), Government of India
  • Government of India, Department of Space, ISRO Inertial Systems Unit, IISU
  • Indian Institute of Space Science And Technology, Department of Space, Government of India
  • Government of India, Ministry of Defence, ORDNANCE FACTORY, Raipur, DEHRADUN 248 008

XENOCS PARTIAL USER’S LIST

KALLSTROM PARTIAL USER’S LIST

  • EXIDE; HOSUR
  • EXIDE; HALDIA
  • AMARA RAJA ; TIRUPATI
  • GNB ; HOSUR
  • EXIDE INDUSTRIES LIMITED
  • Base Corporation Ltd, Sholan
  • AEGAN Batteries Ltd
  • EXIDE; TALOJA
  • Base Corporation Ltd, HOSUR
  • Exide :Shamnagar
  • Associated Battery Manufacturers(Ceylon) ltd

OXFORD PARTIAL USER’S LIST

  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE ; BANGALORE
  • NATIONAL CHEMICAL LABORATORY ; PUNE
  • CENTRAL DRUG RESEARCH INSTITUTE ; LUCKNOW
  • ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES ; DELHI
  • SAHA INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS; KOLKATA
  • CENTRAL SALT & MARINE CHEMICALS RESEARCH INSTITUTE ; GUJARAT
  • BHABHA ATOMIC RESEARCH CENTRE ; MUMBAI
  • CENTRE FOR DNA FINGERPRINTING DIAGNOSTICS ; HYDERABAD
  • CENTRE FOR CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH); HYDERABAD
  • ICGEB ; NEW DELHI
  • JUBILANT BIOSYS LTD ; BANGALORE
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF IMMUNOLOGY ; NEW DELHI
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND
    RESEARCH ; MOHALI
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KHARAGPUR ; KHARAGPUR
  • BHABHA ATOMIC RESEARCH CENTRE ; MUMBAI

HASKRIS PARTIAL USER’S LIST

  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE : BANGALORE
  • JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CENTRE FOR ADVANCE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ; BANGALORE
  • RAMAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE ; BANGALORE
  • CENTRE FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL RESEARCH ; BANGALORE
  • MYSORE UNIVERSITY; MYSORE
  • MADRAS UNIVERSITY ; CHENNAI
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY; KANPUR
  • NATIONAL CHEMICAL LABORATORY ; PUNE
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY; DELHI
  • CENTRAL DRUG RESEARCH INSTITUTE ; LUCKNOW
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY ; CHANDIGARH
  • ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES ; DELHI
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY; KANPUR
  • SAHA INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS; KOLKATA
  • ESSAR STEEL ; SURAT
  • RANBAXY ; DEWAS

VINKAROLA PARTIAL USER’S LIST

  • Labratory fro Electro Optics System(LEOS)
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)
  • Madras University