Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Battery Cooling
New hybrid and electric vehicles rely on costly battery-operated systems that often require maintenance or repair when exposed to temperatures outside a narrow, stringent operating range. II-VI Marlow is developing thermoelectric modules which will stabilize the temperature of a vehicle battery to achieve maximum performance in all environments. This solution increases battery efficiency, extends battery life and increases battery capacity in the coldest temperatures.
Other non-thermoelectric solutions attempt to achieve a similar result through a compressor-based approach. Difficulty during implementation and maintenance, however, poses a major concern when operating under the 300W threshold. II-VI Marlow thermoelectric implementations provide simple, reliable and maintenance-free solutions to maximize battery performance while meeting the size, weight and input power requirements of your application.