RESEARCH, ANALYSIS & BATTERY TESTING
Hammond’s E=(LAB),2 our state-of-the-art research facility in the USA, is led by a talented team of chemical scientists and product engineers backed by our company’s nine decades of practical lead battery expertise. We offer structured programs in materials research, cell manufacture, and battery testing to provide customized solutions for traditional and next generation batteries.
IMPROVING PERFORMANCE & THE BOTTOM LINE
Materials Research & Analysis
Raw material characterization and plate analysis are accomplished using a wide range of Hammond’s analytical lab equipment.
- Arc Spark OES
- X-RAY Diffraction
- BET Surface Area
- UV-Vis Spectroscopy
Cell Manufacture & Testing
Hammond’s cell-based battery prototyping allows quick identification of the most promising performance additives.
- 200 Cell Testing Circuits
- Capacity Testing
- Crank Testing – Room & Cold Temperature
- Water Consumption
- Cycle Life
- Charge Acceptance
Battery Testing & Autopsy
Our E=(LAB)2 features a full complement of equipment to test batteries to industry standards, determine their failure modes, and turn your problem into a solution.
- 25-1300 Amp Capability
- Environmental Chamber
- Temperature-Controlled Water Baths
- Autopsy & Failure Mode Pathology