What is UL certification for lifepo4 batteries?

With the rapid development of the new energy industry, the demand for batteries in the fields of new energy power and energy storage is also increasing. As a new type of lithium-ion battery, lifepo4 battery is very popular due to its high energy density, high safety performance, long service life and environmental friendliness. At the same time, in order to ensure the quality and safety performance of lifepo4 batteries and help battery manufacturers quickly enter the global market, UL certification has become a vital standard.

UL certified lifepo4 battery

What is UL certification?

UL certification refers to a product certification conducted by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) in the United States. Founded in 1894, UL is one of the world’s most authoritative and influential independent third-party safety science organizations, dedicated to evaluating and certifying the safety, reliability and compliance of products. UL certification aims to ensure that products meet specific safety standards and regulations during design, manufacturing and use.

What are the UL certification standards for lifepo4 batteries?

UL certification standards for lifepo4 batteries generally involve UL1642, UL1973, UL2054, and UL2580.

UL1642 is a standard for lithium battery safety. The main test items include: short circuit test, abnormal charging test, over-discharge test, extrusion test, impact test, vibration test, heating test, temperature cycle test, low voltage (high altitude simulation) test, etc.

UL1973 is a safety standard for vehicle auxiliary power supplies, stationary batteries and light rail (LER) batteries. It covers all aspects of battery safety, including electrical, mechanical and thermal safety as well as environmental considerations.

UL2054 is mainly a safety standard for household and commercial batteries. The main testing items include: electrical testing, mechanical testing, battery shell testing, adjacent fire source testing, environmental testing, etc.

UL2580 is mainly a safety standard for electric vehicle batteries. The main test items include electrical tests (overcharge, short circuit, over-discharge protection, temperature rise, unbalanced charging, withstand voltage, insulation resistance, grounding continuity, thermal management system failure), mechanical testing (turning, vibration, mechanical shock, drop, extrusion), environmental testing (temperature shock, salt spray, water immersion, external fire, thermal runaway spread), etc.

What is the necessity for UL certification for lifepo4 batteries?

UL certification is of great significance to lifepo4 batteries:

Guarantee product quality: UL certification is an authoritative recognition of the quality and performance of lifepo4 batteries. UL certification can prove that the product meets international safety standards and improve the market competitiveness of the product.

Ensure user safety: As a battery with high energy density, the safety of lifepo4 battery is particularly important. UL certification can ensure that lifepo4 batteries can work safely and reliably under normal use and accidental conditions, reducing the risks for users when using the batteries.

Comply with regulatory requirements: In some countries and regions, lifepo4 batteries need to pass UL certification before they can be sold on the market. UL certification is a necessary condition to comply with regulatory requirements and ensure that products are legal and compliant during sales and use.

PLB completed UL certification

As a professional lifepo4 battery manufacturer, PLB has successfully completed UL certification (UL1642, UL1973, UL2054, UL2580) for all its battery products. This means that our products meet the safety, reliability and performance requirements of UL certification. Through UL certification, users can choose our products with confidence. UL certification is only part of our unremitting pursuit of product quality and safety, and we will continue to work hard to create the safest lifepo4 batteries.

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