Thanks for the info, Bill. Are your batteries insulated?
[quote] Bill Dennis <email@example.com> wrote:
> The ambient temperature in Salt Lake City yesterday was 100F (38C), so I =
thought I'd monitor the mid-pack temperature of my LFP cells to see how the=
y were doing. As a refresher, my commute home is about 15 miles (24 km),=
with a 1700-foot (517-meter) elevation gain, most of it in the last 6 mile=
s (9.6 km). During the day, the car is parked in a covered garage, so it=
doesn't heat up in the sunlight.
> When I climbed into the car after work at 5PM, the pack was sitting at 80=
F (27C). I make one stop (about 5 minutes) to pick up my dog, making the=
entire traffic-light, stop-and-go trip take about 50 minutes. I'm pleas=
ed to report that when I got home, the pack temperature had risen to only 9=
8.6F (37C). It didn't even have a fever!!
> After being charged again overnight, the pack's temperature this morning =
had fallen back to 80F (27C). Not bad all around, I think.
David D. Nelson
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