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Electrical Insulation: Design Challenges, Materials, Application & Optimization for ePowertrain

David Stankes, Application Development Specialist, 3M

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • What are the design challenges of electrical insulation in EV battery and eMotor driven by major ePowertrain design trends?
  • Major types of electrical insulation materials and their application areas today
  • What are the major attributes (and disadvantages) of the major types of electrical insulation materials?
  • Next generation electrical insulation technologies to enable new ePowertrain design and manufacturing

Advances In Thermally Conductive, Electrically Insulated Materials For E-Mobility Applications

Ray L. Szparagowski, Technical Director, Automotive and High Performance Plastics, Global Fluid Power Division, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

Plastics are often used in electric components. For these materials, many requirements such as mechanical properties, temperature capability, flammability, thermal conductivity, and mold ability, among others, are considered in their selection. In addition, electrical resistance is required to isolate the system for safety reasons. In general, plastics are good electric isolators (electrically safe) but poor conductors of heat compared to metals.
In response to this challenge, work in developing Thermally Conductive Electrically Insulated (TCEI) materials has become an important focus for use in E-Mobility applications. Fillers play an important role in material properties of plastics, and Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, with its expertise in filled polymeric systems, has developed multiple new grades of TCEI materials that demonstrate improved conductivity over commercially available choices. The company has quantified the thermal conductivity of these novel materials using a unique finite element model to capture the effect of material choice on temperatures within systems. The model incorporates material orientation and also evaluates effect of air gap between components. Results show that materials with improved thermal conductivity can significantly reduce temperatures in applications.
  • Plastic grade materials that improve thermal management for temperature control and maintain electrical resistance for safety.
  • TCEI (Thermal Conductive Electrically Isolating) grades offer significant improvements in temperature control in E-Mobility applications.
  • FST advanced modeling techniques can evaluate application design and material impacts on temperatures to address critical hot spots that can occur.
  • E-motor applications such as bobbins and slot liners have shown significant temperature reduction using these new TCEI materials.

Enabling Sustainable High Performance Battery Systems

Antonio Voci, Product Manager E-Mobility, Sika Automotive

David Hofstetter, Senior Project Leader, Sika Technology

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

Curing by design Structural Adhesives
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Low curing Temp Solutions with a reduced CO2 footprint in assembly operations
New Generation TIM’s
  • Setting new state-of-the-art performance
  • Low-Density solutions offering Higher-performance properties
  • Enabling easy disassembly and recyclability

Latest Developments And Emerging Issues In Battery Thermal Runaway

Brian Engle, Business Development Manager – Amphenol Advanced Sensors

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • Attendees will be presented information on decomposition mechanisms within lithium ion cells and the physics of cell venting and ultimate failure.
  • There will also be presentation of data/results of first vent detection through the use of Amphenol’s REDTR sensor platform.
  • In addition, attendees will learn of the latest feedback from the field experiences dealing with lithium ion battery failures as well as methods for dealing with thermal runaway.

Sensor Design And Optimization For xEV, EVSE, And ESS Thermal Management

Brian Engle, Business Development Manager – Amphenol Advanced Sensors

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • Attendees will learn of the latest trends in xEV, EVSE, and ESS thermal system design as well as design features necessary for durable and accurate measurement and control of thermal management systems, including immersion cooling and heat pump type systems.
  • Presentation will review and address needs for critical sensing points within typical systems as well as environmental and communications constraints that drive design choices.

EV Battery & Electrification Testing – From the Grid To The Road

Jim Duffy, EV Business Development Manager, Automotive and Energy Solutions, Keysight Technologies

Joshua Love, Senior Power Solutions Engineer, Automotive and Energy Solutions, Keysight Technologies

Bob Zollo, Solution Architect for Battery Testing, Automotive and Energy Solutions, Keysight Technologies

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

Testing all areas in the E-mobility ecosystem!
Electric vehicles (EVs) are driving the future of the automotive industry. Success in this fast-paced, high-voltage, high-power transition to EVs requires readily available, safe, flexible, and accurate test equipment. With the demand to bring EVs to the market faster, getting there now is no longer an option…it is a requirement!
See how Keysight can help you test your EV designs in all the key areas:
  • Grid Power: everything up to and including the charging station
  • Battery Power: from cell chemistry to cell/module/pack testing
  • EV Power: efficient power conversion where it counts

Modeling Structural Adhesive Joints In Electric Vehicles

Joey Benson, Senior Application Engineer, 3M

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • The benefits of adhesives in electric vehicles
  • Adhesive selection and joint design
  • Methods for predicting joint performance
  • Modeling Structural Adhesives
  • Designing and optimizing joints with FEA

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Applications In E-mobility Applications

Paul Schwitter, R&D Leader & Business Development Manager, ATP Adhesive Systems AG

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • Self adhesive insulation films (mica, aramid) to prevent Thermal Propagation
  • Self adhesive layers in between the pouches (double sided tapes) for Cell-to-Cell bonding
  • Single sided or double sided Polyester / Polyimide films for electrical insulation and Cell wrapping

Automating Your Adhesive Application

Rachel Stephan, Application Engineer, 3M

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • Reasons to automate
  • Levels of automation
  • Automation equipment examples
  • Application considerations: What makes a good candidate for automation?
  • 3M’s Bonding Process Centers

Low Carbon Footprint Technologies For Automotive Acoustics And Battery Composites: The Key Enablers For Sustainable Mobility

Pascaline Bregeon, Global Product Manager, Autoneum

Luca Mazzarella, Business Development Manager New Mobility. Strategic Development, Autoneum

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • How is electrification offsetting carbon emissions from tailpipe to production phase?
  • The importance of product Life Cycle Analysis standardization to align sustainability goals
  • What does sustainability imply on the complete automotive supply chain?
  • The key enablers of developing sustainable, high-performance and cost competitive solutions
  • Autoneum Pure, the first sustainability label for automotive acoustic products
  • Lightweight composite battery protection plate

Thermal Management Optimization For The Future Of Battery Designs

Dr. Sergio Grunder, Ph.D, Scientist, DuPont

Christophe van Herreweghe, Global Marketing Director, DuPont

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • Looking for solutions to improve EV charging speed, cold weather performance and battery reliability –all at a controlled cost? Working with a collaborative partner who understands your needs are key!
  • Get an inside perspective on the DuPont global Center of Excellence for thermal management and how it can help you accelerate development and testing of solutions for EVs
  • We offer formulation and testing equipment to facilitate a fast-paced development process, can expand small sample tests to module-scale testing and can collaborate across regions, functions and businesses
  • Our COE has pilot-scale capabilities and uses the same methodologies as OEMs and tiers, including scale-up pilot plant capability and application testing (electrical, safety, thermal, mechanical)

Thermal Management & Bonding of Lithium Battery Cells & Modules

Ralf Hoffmann, PhD, Head of New Business Development, ELANTAS GmbH

James Herbison, Head of Basic Research, ELANTAS PDG

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

Learn about the optimal materials needed for the bonding of battery packs for today’s EV lithium batteries, as well as thermal management of the packs or modules.
  • Bonding the battery packs to the module of frame (to the heat sink, individual packs, or the modules to each other)
  • Gap sealing between the packs
  • Thermal management materials taking heat from the modules or packs through to the heat sink
  • Sealing of the module or box that the batteries are packed into

In Pursuit Of Silence Inside BEVs: The New Products Behind The Next Level Of Acoustic Comfort

Davide Caprioli, Head of Product Acoustic and Thermal Performance, Autoneum

Philippe Godano, Global Product Manager Interior Floor, Autoneum

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • The new sources of noise inside a BEV do not carry an emotional message like an engine sound does
  • What is the expectancy of the public in terms of acoustic comfort?
  • The new sources of noise of a BEV: what should the sound package look like considering dedicated platforms’ designs?
  • Treatment of e-powertrain high frequency tonal noises by encapsulation
  • Efficient sound package to reduce rolling noise

Don’t Just Delay Cell-to-Cell Thermal Propagation, Stop It

John Williams, VP of Technical Services, Aspen Aerogels

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • Learn about the role of compression pads and cell-to-cell barriers in managing mechanical and thermal energy inside a module and/or pack
  • Review the landscape of possible solutions, including foams, fibers, foils, and aerogels
  • Understand how energy and material flows during a thermal event
  • See thermal propagation stopped cold in real-world testing of PyroThin, an aerogel-based thermal barrier

Liquid Cooling For EV Charging: How To Make Connections That Drive Performance & Reliability

Christopher Winslow, Applications Engineer, Thermal Business Unit, CPC

Rakesh Yedla, Applications Development Manager, Thermal Business Unit, CPC

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • What system types benefit from quick disconnects and where they are located within battery and EV Charging systems
  • Which are the most important quick release coupling specifications for ensuring adequate cooling
  • Why purpose-built for liquid cooling connectors are superior for keeping umbilical’s, station/pile electronics and batteries cool
  • What termination options are typically available and which are ideally suited for EV charging cooling
  • How coolant selection impacts connector reliability
  • Questions to ask suppliers regarding flow, testing, spillage and manufacturing processes

Thermal Conductive Adhesives For Next Generation Cell-to-Pack Configurations

Dr. Tim Fornes, Technology Fellow, Advanced Technology, Parker LORD

Susan Donaldson, Scientist I in the Advanced Technology Department, Parker LORD

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

A new class of thermally conductive adhesives have been developed for directly bonding prismatic battery cells to cooling plates. This lightweight technology not only affords higher energy density in EVs, but greatly reduces manufacturing cost and complexity.
Key Takeaways:
  • One route to achieving these goals is the elimination of the housings of battery modules and bonding individual cells directly to the cooling plate. This simplification eliminates numerous steps, parts, and materials. We’ll discuss the shift towards this design and how it benefits manufacturers when using thermal management materials
  • New adhesive technology is needed to meet more demanding performance requirements. This talk will review new developments in thermally conductive adhesives that enable direct bonding of prismatic cells to aluminum cooling plates.
  • Comparisons between the new cell-to-pack design and traditional battery pack configurations will be discussed.

Use Of Adiabatic Calorimetry In Battery Safety

Danny Montgomery, Technical Performance Manager, Thermal Hazard Technology

Speaker Bio | Company Profile

The webinar will describe the use of adiabatic calorimetry techniques that can be used to carry out safety testing of batteries. The theoretical background of the ARC (Accelerating Rate Calorimeter) test method will be described and recommended practice for various types of testing will be discussed. Batteries are be studied under either normal or abuse conditions. This information can be used to aid design of battery management/safety systems. As well as thermal data, pressure measurement and gas analysis are also available.
This webinar will focus on the following key topics:
  • Principle of adiabatic calorimetry
  • Advantages and limitations of the method
  • Determining the stability and safety of batteries
  • Electrical abuse in the form of short circuit, over-charge or over-discharge.
  • Mechanical abuse by nail penetration or crushing.
  • Thermal abuse via Heat-Wait-Seek (HWS), ramp heating or hotbox.
  • Determining battery efficiency and thermal management

Building Digital Twins Towards A Complete, Faster, Cost Effective & More Optimal Design Of Vehicles

Chin-Wei Chang, SIMULIA IPS | T&M Industry Process Expert Specialist, Dassault Systèmes

Dave Mukutmoni, SIMULIA IPS | T&M Industry Process Expert Specialist, Dassault Systèmes

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

In this presentation, we describe the simulation tools and workflows used for thermal design of vehicles; establish that these tools are accurate, and detail their implementation at both the component and vehicle integration level. We also show that use of these digital twin technologies leads to significant savings in both time and cost and is therefore a must have capability.
  • Introduce workflows and tools used to build digital twins for thermal analysis and how this leads to savings in time and resources
  • Describe how complete and accurate these tools and their impact on design both at the component and vehicle integration level
  • Highlight use cases that show the tools are streamlined and automated that enables non-specialists to implement them

Improve Process Efficiency Through Thermal Adhesive Simulation For Tool Path Optimization & Module Assembly

Jennifer Weiche, Simulation Analysis Engineer, AVL

Juergen Schneider, Senior Solution Manager Virtual Battery Development, AVL

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

For optimal cooling of battery packs and power electronics, it is of crucial importance that thermal grease (paste) is applied reliably in the battery manufacturing process. This ensures proper battery safety during operation and avoids warranty work.
  • Learn how simulation supports the development of automated manufacturing processes and improves production efficiency
  • Minimize squeeze-out losses during module assembly
  • Achieve wet-out targets through process optimization
  • Innovative solutions for simulating highly viscous materials

Battery Immersion Cooling: The Lightest And Safest Solution For EVs And HEVs

Rémi Daccord, CTO and Founder, E-MERSIV and EXOES

Mathieu Guery, Project Manager, E-MERSIV

Speaker Bio | Company Profile

  • What does the market expect from EVs?
  • Different types of battery thermal management systems
  • How does this new cooling technology work?
  • What are the advantages of immersion cooling?
  • E-MERSIV: Manufacturer of immersion cooled batteries.
  • Products developed by E-MERSIV
  • Tests carried out on E-MERSIV products
  • What is E-MERSIV’s target market?

Engineering The Thermal & Safety Challenges In Next-Generation Battery Packs

Bret A. Trimmer, Applications Engineering Manager – NeoGraf Solutions

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • The best current methods for EV battery thermal management will be reviewed.
  • The four primary strategies that battery pack manufacturers use to prevent Thermal Runaway will be discussed.
  • Each propagation control method introduces benefits or harm to the cells in terms of fast charging, cell cycle lifetime, charge rate, and driving range.
  • For applications where smaller-pack-size and lighter-weight are important, flexible graphite will be discussed as a direct substitute for aluminum.

The Basics Of UN 38.3 And The Requirements For The Transportation Of Lithium Batteries

Rich Byczek, Global Technical Lead For Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage, Intertek

Speaker Bio | Company Profile

  • Cell and Battery Types & Definitions
  • Latest updates to the UN 38.3, 7th Edition requirements
  • Which tests are required for each type
  • When and how to reduce samples and testing
  • Interpreting the test criteria and when does a new battery require testing
  • And more…

Cell & Battery Abuse: Development Of Thermal Runaway / Propagation Tests For EV & Stationary Batteries

Rich Byczek, Global Technical Lead For Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage, Intertek

Speaker Bio | Company Profile

  • Understand the key regulatory and standards roadmaps for EV, Stationary and eMobility battery applications
  • Thermal runaway and propagation occurrences in the real world
  • Key Thermal runaway test requirements and standards
  • Methods of inducing single cell events in the lab environment
  • Scaling to module and system tests
  • Test criteria, data collection and measurement methods
  • Limitations and challenges in test environments
  • And more…..

EVSE Charging And Safety Standards, Going Beyond Level 1 And 2

Rich Byczek, Global Technical Lead For Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage, Intertek

Speaker Bio | Company Profile

  • AC and DC charging safety standards
  • Cord sets through DC Fast Charge
  • Wireless charging considerations
  • North America and International markets
  • Micro mobility applications
  • Commercial Vehicle charging
  • Non-typical installations
  • And more…

Review Of Battery Cooler Brazing Development: Case Study

Grant Kiel,Senior Advanced Development Engineer, Senior Flexonics

Christian Marks, Account Manager, Senior Flexonics

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • Overall Brazing Capabilities
  • Types of Brazing
  • Brazing Materials
  • Case Study on Brazing Stainless Battery Cooler
  • Overview of Design
  • Brazing Challenges
  • Braze Alloy and Application Method
  • Braze Fixture Development

Thermal Propagation Prevention: Materials, Application, & Automation Techniques

Stephen Neuman, Director of eMobility and EV Battery, Graco Inc

Speaker Bios | Company Profile

  • The basics of how thermal events (runaway and propagation) occur.
  • Why this is a critical factor in the proliferation of eMobility
  • Mitigation Strategies – Interstitial Encapsulation, Intumescent Coatings, Thermal Interface Materials
  • Material chemistries
  • Design considerations for implementing best practices and process through the lens of mass manufacturing
  • The importance of considering manufacturability early in the module design phase
Robust Early Detection Of Thermal Runaway (REDTR)
Liquid Cooling for EVs – Cooling Strategies & Avoiding Issues for Reliable Fast Charging
Next Generation Silicone Solutions for xEV Battery Challenges
Staying Cool – Thermal Management When No Two Battery Packs Are The Same
Sensor Optimization For Effective Thermal Management And HP/HX Control For xEV And Stationary Storage Batteries
Thermal Propagation Control Strategies And The Use Of Flexible Graphite Heat Spreaders
Integration Of The Battery Casing With The Cooling Plate, Enabled by A Coolant-Resistant Structural Adhesive
Topic: Why is The Ultra-Thin Heating Polyimide Film The Best Value Solution For Battery Warm Up?
Innovative Material Solutions To Address Electric Vehicle Safety & Thermal Management Challenges
Innovations in Electric Vehicle Cooling Technology
Temperature Counts: Increasing xEV Safety, Comfort, Range And Performance With NTC Sensors
Safer, Cooler, Faster, And Farther – Adhesives For Thermal Solutions In EV Battery Packs
Cell & Battery Abuse: Development Of Thermal Runaway/Propagation Tests For EV & Stationary Batteries
Specifying Thermal Management Solutions For Battery Pack Design
Battery Thermal Comfort: A Multi-Component Approach
Overcoming Technical & Cost Challenges For Next Generation Automotive Batteries
Adhesive And Sealing Systems For High-Voltage Batteries In Electric Vehicles
Understanding The Thermal And Safety Challenges In Next-Generation Battery Packs
Why Immersed Battery Cooling
Monitoring Cell Temperature To Optimize Battery Performance And Design
Methodology For Modelling And Simulating Battery Thermal Runaway Events
Extending Battery Life of Electric Vehicle Fleets
Silicone Foams And Thermally Conductive Silicones In Battery Pack Assembly
Simulation To Aid Design: Accurately Predicting Thermal Performance And State Of Health Of A Battery Pack
Thermal Interface Materials – Gap Filler Liquids For Battery Systems
Material Solutions For Module Integration For Cylindrical Cells
Enabling Smarter Battery Pack Design & Assembly Processes With Innovative Adhesive, Sealant & Thermal Technologies
Innovative Thermal Interface Materials: How Adhesives And Sealants Are Accelerating xEV’s
Full System Solutions To Enable Battery Pack Assemblies With Innovative Adhesive & Thermal Management Solutions
EV Battery Pack Design And Material Selection For High Performing Batteries
Improved Methods For Leak Testing Li-Ion Batteries
Three Innovative Material Solutions To Address Technical Challenges In Automotive Electrification
Battery Connection Solutions In e-Mobility: 3 Distinct Technologies For Battery Manufacturing
Solving A Burning Issue: Dealing With Thermal Runaway
Driving Toward The BEV Tipping Point: Solving cost And Scalability Challenges
Upscaling Processes For New Battery Raw Materials From Laboratory Into Industrial Production
Breakthrough Silicon Anodes For Next-Gen EV Batteries
Material Options For Insulating And Protecting Power Distribution And Cooling Components In The Battery
Making The Next Super-Battery Solid-State Batteries
Efficient BMS Testing Throughout The BMS Development Lifecycle
Demystifying BMS Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) Testing
Methods For Leak Testing Lithium-ion Batteries
How New Laser Technologies Can Help Advance Your Battery Manufacturing
Introducing Battery Intelligence: The Key To Powering Your Battery Program Through COVID-19 And Beyond
How To Advance Aluminum Laser Welding In Automotive Structures
How To Advance Steel Laser Welding In Automotive Structures
Choosing The Right Scanner And Laser Solution In Battery Manufacturing
Using Clad Metal Innovations For Battery, Charging, And Thermal Management Challenges In Automotive Electrification
Powder Coating Solutions For Electric Vehicle Components
Innovative Solutions & Performance Materials For Lithium Ion Battery Packs
EV Battery Simulation, Accurately Predicting Performance & State Of Health
Upscaling Processes For New Battery Raw Materials From Laboratory Into Industrial Production
COVESTRO: New Ways To Manage Heat – Makrolon® TC
H.B. Fuller’s Innovative Materials For EV Batteries
Hybrid Electronic Control Technology For HV DC Switching
Battery Pack Material Selection & Design For Scaled Mass Production
Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Applications In Li-ion Battery Assembly Processes
Laser Solutions For Demanding Battery Manufacturing Applications
Increasing Thermal Transfer In EV Batteries Through The Use Of Openair-Plasma® Technology
Engineering The Thermal & Safety Challenges In Next-Generation Battery Packs
Testing Battery Sensitivities of EV Subsystems Using Battery Simulation And Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) Techniques
Technical Manufacturing Audits Of Cell Manufacturers
Translating FTRC Results Into Practical Thermal Analysis Techniques
Why Is The Ultra-Thin Heating Polyimide Film The Best Value Solution For Battery Warm Up?

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