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Battery Pack Protection Overview

May 12, 2020
Li-Ion battery packs are now used in vehicles, industrial machinery and power storage. For added safety, Bourns outlines the circuit protection required to address threats that can cause a battery cell to rupture, combust or explode.

Batteries such as Lithium-ion are repeatedly charged and discharged making them vulnerable to numerous types of harmful overvoltage, overcurrent and overtemperature conditions. To help designers wade through the myriad of solutions and battery regulations, Bourns’ Battery Pack Protection Overview white paper presents various proven methods for protecting Li-ion battery packs.

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