Electrochemical battery test cell with reference electrode
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The ECC-Ref electrochemical cell is dedicated to the characterization of aprotic battery and capacitor systems in three-electrode configuration. A typical application is the characterization of a full lithium-ion battery (e.g. graphite anode and lithium metal oxide cathode) with a lithium metal reference. A re-fitting kit is available to use the ECC-Ref cell in two-electrode configuration, thus converting the ECC-Ref into the ECC-Std test cell.
Cell parts that come in contact with the electrolyte are made of stainless steel and PEEK and can thus withstand all common aprotic organic electrolytes used in lithium-ion battery and aprotic supercapacitor technology. Current collectors are also available in many other metals like 316L (1.4404), gold and tantalum.
High precision 18 mm diameter sandwich geometry with <0.1 mm electrode concentricityAdjustable, reproducible and homogeneous mechanical pressure on electrodes Reliable low leakage sealing with PE washers Easy and reliable electrolyte filling during assembly Fast assembly and dismantling and easy cleaning of cell components Electrodes are easily accessible for post-mortem analysis Reusable cell components except for PE sealing Materials in media contact are stainless steel 1.4404 and PEEK (other materials on request) Small and defined electrolyte volume down to 0.1 cm3 due to minimized dead volume Materials in media contact are stainless steel and PEEK Special materials/ solutions on request Optionally available: Ref to Std downgrade kit
The Heat Resistance Set increases the temperature range for testing with the ECC-Ref to 150 °C.