Regulations On Building A Lithium
In a large battery pack of lithium-based cells for an electric vehicle or grid storage system, how are failed cells handled? Next, I added the third parallel group after the second, hot gluing it in place in the same orientation as the first, so the top of the pack alternates from power storage batteries positive terminals to negative terminals and back to positive terminals along the first three parallel groups.
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The PCB prevents overcharging because the delicate lithium ion chemistry of the battery can be damaged if charged with too high a voltage and the PCB will cut power to the cells if you did so. This should not be a problem if you charge with a smart balance charger.
The battery pack that came with my wheel was 16 18650s in series offering 132wh which was only about 12 kms on a full charge, now with my extra pack (using the free laptop batterys with a higher ma rating) i have about a total of almost 200wh which equates to about 28 kms on a full charge which is not bad for a electric unicycle that weighs 14kgs in total including batteries!
And 3) most battery spot welders can only reach about 2 cells deep into a pack, meaning you’d have to either add very short nickel strips to each series group connecting only two groups (which means twice the welding and twice the cell damaging heat) or have long uncontrolled nickel strips hanging off the sides, again risking shorting.