Mon. 11 July 9:00 CET

Testing Conformance & Interoperability Of EV’s And Charging Infrastructure

EV and EVSE manufacturers and providers are striving to reach that magical tipping point where range, charging time, availability, safety, and price come together to help EVs become the consumer’s preferred choice versus conventional gasoline cars. However, any single design fault in this complex ecosystem will cost money and delays, and no one wants to be late to market. As more EVs roll on the roads, real issues are surfacing, on top of those discovered during R&D. In addition, there is the challenge of learning new and evolving conformance standards.
We will focus on the test of Combined Charging System (CCS) high-power chargers and vehicles. The same principles are also applicable for the Chinese charging standard GB/T, Japanese CHAdeMO, and ChaoJi-1/-2.
This session introduces the concept of harmonized conformance and interoperability testing, current trends in charging technology like bidirectional charging and Megawatt Charging, and the broad Keysight Charging Test Solution portfolio.
Mon. 11 July 11:00 CET

Enabling Smarter Battery Pack Designs & Assembly Processes With Innovative Adhesive, Sealant & Thermal Technologies

  • Innovative Thermal Interface Materials: How adhesives & sealants are accelerating xEVs
  • How thermal interface materials can enable reliable battery pack thermal management and protect against thermal propagation
  • How innovative sealant technologies can optimize battery pack serviceability and provide a reliable shield against external contamination
  • How adhesives can unlock cost-efficient, high-speed, and flexible component assembly processes
Mon. 11 July 13:00 CET                     

Modeling Structural Adhesive Joints In Electric Vehicles 

Joey Benson, Senior Application Engineer, 3M
  • 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
Mon. 11 July 15:00 CET           

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Applications In Li-ion Battery Assembly Processes

Paul Schwitter, R&D Leader & Business Development Manager – ATP Adhesive Systems
  • Self-adhesive insulation films (Micra, aramid) to prevent thermal propagation (applied in battery housings)
  • Self-adhesive layers in between the pouches (double-sided tapes) for cell to cell bonding
  • Thermally conductive (TIM) materials for heat sinks thermal interface materials
  • Single-sided or double-sided polyester films for electrical insulation
Tue. 12 July 9:00 CET

Increasing Battery Life, Range, Safety And Efficiency While Enabling Fast Charging

  • Exploring different cooling strategies for fast charging and high-performance electric vehicles
  • Ultra-fast charging systems: Increasing voltage and current for achieving higher charging power
  • Impact of UFC on lithium-ion battery chemistries
Tue. 12 July 11:00 CET

Battery Pack & Module Test Systems

  • Developing next-generation EV battery packs and modules with highly efficient powerful battery test systems
  • Key thermal runaway test requirements and standards
  • Methods of inducing singe cell in a lab environment
  • Scaling to module and system tests
  • Test criteria, data collection and measuring methods
  • Limitations and challenges in tests environments
Tue. 12 July 13:00 CET                         

Automating Your Adhesive Application

Rachel Stephan, Application Engineer, 3M
  • Reasons to automate
  • Levels of automation
  • Automation equipment examples
  • Application considerations: What makes a good candidate for automation?
  • 3M’s Bonding Process Centers
Tue. 12 July 15:00 CET             

Latest Developments And Emerging Issues In Battery Thermal Runaway

Brian Engle, Business Development Manager – Amphenol Advanced Sensors
  • Attendees will be presented with information on decomposition mechanisms within lithium-ion cells and the physics of cell venting and ultimate failure.
  • There will also be a presentation of data/results of first vent detection through the use of Amphenol’s REDTR sensor platform.
  • In addition, attendees will learn the latest feedback from the field experiences dealing with lithium-ion battery failures as well as methods for dealing with thermal runaway.
Wed. 13 July 9:00 CET

Flexible Cell and Component Manufacturing Driven By Digital Twins

The problem is that EVs are relatively new, so not much real-world data has been gathered with respect to battery performance. Physical prototypes and road tests are prohibitively expensive and time-consuming, especially given the urgent nature of this engineering challenge. As with so many other complex, pressing product design problems, the answer lies in engineering simulation.
A digital twin is a virtual replica of a working product, such as an EV battery system, that allows engineers to apply real-world operating parameters and study their impacts. Using sensors mounted on an actual battery, engineers feed real-time performance data into a simulated model of that battery.
Wed. 13 July 11:00 CET

Battery Pack & Module Test Sytems

  • Identify the causes of battery cell defects
  • Implementing Data-Driven Diagnostics To Develop Battery Performance Functionality And Reliability
  • How to optimize battery test systems to develop your next generation of EV battery packs and modules.
  • Achieving fast and accurate control of current, voltage, and power for all the battery testing needs
Wed. 13 July 13:00 CET

Multifunctional Coatings: Protecting EV Battery Components

  • Innovative solutions to protect EV battery components to make batteries safer, more efficient, and more cost-effective.
  • Understanding the next generation of battery cell, battery module and battery pack protection
  • Battery Cell > Protection, encapsulation, electrode adhesion
  • Battery Module > Bus bar protection, module racking protection
  • Battery Pack > Enclosures protection, Cooling components protection, Thermal gap filler, EMI shielding
Wed. 13 July 15:00 CET           

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

Brian Engle, Business Development Manager – Amphenol Advanced Sensors
  • 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.
Wed. 13 July 19:00 CET           

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
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
Thurs. 14 July 09:00 CET

Implementing Data-Driven Diagnostics To Develop Battery Performance Functionality And Reliability

Thurs. 14 July 13:00 CET                     

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

David Stankes, Application Development Specialist, 3M
  • 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
Thurs. 14 July 15:00 CET         

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
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.
Fri. 15 July 09:00 CET           

Tracking Battery State Functionality. Implementing New Systems To Help Provide A More Accurate And Reliable Assessment Of Li-Ion Batteries.

Fri. 15 July 13:00 CET           

What Are The Composition And Design Requirements of A Low Cost And Flexible Battery Management System (Hardwires and Softwires)?

Fri. 15 July 15:00 CET           

Senior Flexonics Brazing Capabilities With Case Study Review Of Battery Cooler Brazing Development

Grant Kiel, Senior Advanced Development Engineer, Senior Flexonics
  • 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
Tue. 19 July 15:00 CET           

Thermal Propagation Prevention: Materials, Application, & Automation Techniques

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


Powder Coating Solutions For Electric Vehicle Components

Innovative Solutions & Performance Materials For Lithium Ion Battery Packs

Using Clad Metal Innovations For Battery, Charging, And Thermal Management Challenges In Automotive Electrification

Specifying Thermal Management Solutions For Battery Pack Design

Methodology For Modelling And Simulating Battery Thermal Runaway Events

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

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

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

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

How To Advance Steel Laser Welding In Automotive Structures

Choosing The Right Scanner And Laser Solution In Battery Manufacturing

Thermal Interface Materials – Gap Filler Liquids For Battery Systems

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