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Sensata-Gigavac contactors for Electric Superbike Twente

Electric Superbike Twente is a student team that designs, builds and races a fully electric motorbike. Every college year, the entire team is replaced by new students. The mission of Electric Superbike Twente is to preserve the racing sport for future generations. The racing world is not known for being very sustainable and Electric Superbike…

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Sensata Technologies’ New Smart-Tactor Contactors Provide Critical Data to Improve System Performance

The GXC and MXC series of smart contactors with CAN bus communication enable fleet managers, OEMs and integrators to make more informed decisions, perform predictive maintenance and improve application up-time. The new contactors are suited for a wide range of military, battery system, energy storage, commercial vehicle, and industrial applications  Sensata Technologies, announced the availability…

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APPLICATION NOTE: GIGAVAC CONTACTORS FOR SMALL BATTERY PACKS

Background Modern  battery  packs  for  small,  high  power  applications such as battery powered fork lifts and residential battery energy storage, require robust  contactors  to  maintain  safe  operation. These packs often use lithium ion or lead acid batteries, which have become increasingly capable as technology has improved. With this increased  capability,  comes  greater  operating currents,  fault  currents  and …

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