Comprehensive Battery Testing solutions helping products to market faster

From electric vehicles and personal electronics to renewable energy, Intertek offers Total Quality Assurance in battery testing and certification services, ensuring energy storage technologies meet performance, reliability and safety criteria.

With facilities strategically located near the major development hubs around the world, Intertek’s global network of performance, safety and quality evaluation teams are able to assess batteries and energy storage systems from tiny hearing aid button cells through multi-megawatt stationary installations and everything in between.

Energy Storage System & Equipment Certification to ANSI/CAN/UL 9540

Testing and Advisory Services:

Battery Testing

Lithium Ion Battery Testing and Certification

Lithium Ion Battery Testing and Certification solutions including complete services to ensure the safety of Li-ion batteries during shipping and in consumer use.

Battery Safety Testing

The global leader in Battery Safety Testing services and can test your products to various ANSI, CSA, IEC, IEEE, USCAR, UL, UN, and SAE standards.

Battery Performance Testing

Comprehensive Battery Performance Testing and comparison and benchmark testing to help distinguish your battery products against the competition.

Battery Fire and Abuse Testing

Intertek is equipped to perform Battery Fire and Abuse Testing to all applicable requirements to ensure safety and proper performance of your Batteries.

Battery Consulting and Advisory Services

Intertek offers a full suite of Battery Consulting and Advisory Services. Our unmatched experience and expertise will help get your products to market faster.

Battery Modeling and Simulation Solutions

Intertek offers Battery Modeling and Simulation services for Fuel Cell Systems and Electrolytic Processes improving the design of electrochemical cells and systems.

Battery Post-Mortem Analysis

Intertek ASA expert testing and characterization of a battery’s components, pre- and post-cycling, provides unique insight for advanced battery technology refinement.

CTIA Battery Certification: IEEE 1725 and IEEE 1625

Intertek is a CTIA Authorized Test Lab that offers comprehensive CTIA accredited battery testing and certification solutions for both IEEE 1725 and IEEE 1625.

European Union Battery Directive Services

Intertek offers EU Battery Directive (2006/66/EC) services which regulate the manufacturing and disposal of batteries and accumulators in the European Union.

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cell Consulting and Advisory Services

Consultancy and advisory services for fuel cell components and systems, working with developers, manufactures and applications experts.

Fuel Cell Performance and Safety Testing

Intertek offers a wide range of Fuel Cell Performance and Safety Testing services for fuel cell components and systems covering all chemistries and sizes.

Battery Modeling and Simulation Solutions

Intertek offers Battery Modeling and Simulation services for Fuel Cell Systems and Electrolytic Processes improving the design of electrochemical cells and systems.

Electric Vehicles (EV)

Battery Certification and Testing for Automotive and Electric Vehicles

Verify Safety, Mitigate Failure, and Obtain ETL, CB and E-Mark Certification, for your EV Related Battery Systems.

Automotive Battery and Electric Vehicle Testing

Global Automotive Battery Testing for performance, durability and safety to meet the latest national and international standards and regulations.

Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Testing

Reliable, comprehensive, and bespoke testing and certification solutions to get your Electric and Hybrid Vehicles to market more efficiently and faster.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Testing & Certification

Intertek offers Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Testing and Certification solutions validating electric vehicle charging systems and the safety of EV-related products.

Additional Battery Testing Services:

  • Environmental Testing: Dust, Knee Load Crush, Mechanical Shock, Package Drop, Pressure, Salt Fog, Service Disconnect, Thermal Shock, Vibration, Water Intrusion/Spray
  • Materials Testing: Identification, Properties, Failure Analysis
  • Disconnect & Terminal Connectors: Crimp Integrity, Current Cycling, Dry Circuit, Engage/Disengage Force, HiPot/Dielectric Withstand, Maximum Current, Mechanical Overstress, Terminal Strength/Bend

Energy Storage and Battery Products Tested:

We provide testing for the following product types, systems and applications:

  • MP3, Cell Phone & Laptop Batteries
  • Pack controllers 9V & 12V Batteries
  • Primary Battery Systems (Alkaline, Lithium)
  • Redox Batteries
  • Secondary Battery Systems (Rechargeable, Lithium-Ion)
  • Service Disconnects
  • Super Capacitors
  • Wire Harnesses

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