UL Japan Press Reference Material NGK issued the world’s first UL verification mark for storage battery characteristics
NGK issued the world’s first UL verification mark for storage battery characteristics
Demonstration of nickel zinc secondary battery cell made by NGK through domestic testing and verification based on UL 9540A
US third-party safety science organization UL (Headquarters: Northbrook, Illinois) is a nickel-zinc secondary battery cell from NGK and NGK, the world leader in industrial ceramic parts. Announced that the model name: CZTA100V2A01) was tested based on UL 9540A (Test Method for Evaluating Thermal Runaway Fire Propagation in Battery Energy Storage Systems) standard and issued the world’s first UL verification mark in the storage battery field. .
UL conducted evaluations in Japan using objective and scientific methods in cooperation with the National Battery Evaluation Center (NLAB), National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE). As a result of tests based on UL 9540A, it was confirmed that NGK’s nickel-zinc secondary battery cells were free from thermal runaway and ignition during surface heating, overcharge, overdischarge, and nailing tests. Issued.
UL 9540A cell-level testing shows cell behavior under harsh conditions and the potential for thermal runaway occurrences, i.e., the potential for dangerous cell overheating, flame spread, and explosion. Validate. Yukihisa Takeuchi, Vice President and Representative Director of NGK, Ltd. “In order for customers to use our products with peace of mind, it is worthwhile to obtain the UL verification mark, which is a third-party organization that performs verification based on scientific evidence. We are delighted to have acquired the mark, and we are confident that our customers will be able to adopt our products with confidence. ”
“Today, batteries and power storage systems are indispensable products for all uses, not limited to industrial, commercial, and general consumers. Pursuing product design and innovation is an eternal challenge for manufacturers, and we look forward to technological progress and work with customers to address a variety of challenges. ” [Products covered by Verified Mark]
Product name: Nickel zinc secondary battery cell (Model name: CZTA100V2A01) Click here for details on product characteristics
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