Battery Packs

Next generation battery packs for e-mobility.

 

You need your battery to pack a punch and take a charge. You also need it to be lighter weight and more durable, with good connections that let the power flow.

 

Our performance materials answer the call and let you produce next generation battery packs for your electrified vehicles.

 

Cell frames, end plates and casings made with our high-strength, high-temperature-resistant plastics like Ultramid®, are designed on the molecular level to be both lightweight and strong, enhancing durability and battery life expectancy.

 

Elastollan® thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) offers outstanding abrasion resistance, coupled with flexibility, strength and both chemical and abrasion resistance help extend the life of charging cables. Elastofoam® polyurethane provides heavy duty protection for cable sheathing, grommets and gaskets.

 

Batteries that are forced to operate outside their optimum temperature range have a far shorter lifespan than those treated to effective thermal management with even distribution throughout the pack. Our new concepts for thermal management help maintain that optimum range and enhance battery performance.

 

We have several options that can be used to create durable gaskets / seals for your battery packs. Elastofoam® can be used to make a thermoset polyurethane elastomer and Elastollan® is a thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer – both are excellent materials for durable gaskets that protect battery packs from external moisture contamination.

 

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Best made from Elastollan®: cable jacketing connectors, grommets

Elastollan is the polyurethane elastomer from BASF which is processed by thermoplastic treatment. Thanks to its multi-talented portfolio of properties Elastollan provides ideal solutions to the most diverse demands of jacketing for cable cores.

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Elastollan® — chemical resistance

The resistance of plastic materials against chemicals, solvents and other contact substances is an important criterion of selection for many applications.

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Ultrason® E for automotive engineering

Ultrason E (PES, polyethersulfone) is a high performance material having a temperature profile which is unique among engineering thermoplastics.

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