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  1. How does one prep Copper Bus bars?

    Technical Discussion
    I am not the best a chemistry, but I've been read that with copper bus bars for batteries, that you need to prep them to avoided Copper Oxide from forming and increasing ohmic resistance and causing heat to build up leading to cell failure. and also to prevent galvanic corrosion of contacts...
  2. Selecting the right Cable and Busbar?

    Technical Discussion
    Not Selecting -> choosing, i don´t know how to change the title of the thread, Sorry. Need your experience. I have a Soliton 1, Kostov K10 that can handle 270A Continuously. My Battery Pack is 144V 180Ah. I will have 2 longer (more resistance) Battery cables from the front to the back of the...
  3. DIY busbar method

    Batteries and Charging
    Just finished up a new batch of busbars made from hammered copper pipe for my new pack configuration, so thought I'd share my method. Why: A typical 2/0 connector costs around $8 (lugs $2.50 x 2, 2/0 $3/ft). A DIY busbar is just $1-$2/ft, and not much more work than using a hammer crimp with...
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