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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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Application Note: Gigavac Contactors for Small Battery Packs

High performance contactors from GIGAVAC are ideal for protecting and isolating high power DC circuits. GIGAVAC is an innovator in contactors with its robust hermetic sealing technology and a partner of choice with its strong engineering support and commitment to world class operations. In particular, the new GV210 Series is ideal for small, high power…

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New Gigavac GV210 Series Contactors Enable Safe and Efficient Operation in Electrification Applications

The Gigavac GV210 Series is ideal for use in high power battery pack applications requiring 150A and below like forklifts, residential energy storage and small electric vehicles. Gigavac announced the availability of the new GV210 Series of hermetically sealed, gas-filled contactors, which offer high performance in a compact package for applications carrying 150A and below…

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Whitepaper: How the Gigafuse helps maximize safety in advanced battery systems

Advanced battery systems need advanced circuit protection solutions, for reasons ranging from increasing battery safety and performance to encouraging greater market acceptance of EVs. The high current levels and power densities in next-gen battery systems demand equally high-performance safety components. Circuit protection solutions like the GigaFuse enable designers to provide the levels of protection that…

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GIGAVAC sealed solutions for power switching

GIGAVAC is a leading supplier of power contactors, switches and fuses, providing reliable and energy efficient solutions for a cleaner environment. GIGAVAC supplies sealed solutions to fill your power switching needs. EPIC® Sealed Contactors Epoxy Sealed Contactors Sensing Contactors Manual Disconnect Switches PCB Solutions Custom Solutions High Voltage Fuse In this article we give an…

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