Structured programs to meet any challenge.
Technical Assistance Programs
Hammond’s charter is to advance the performance of lead-acid battery chemistry through our state-of-the-art research center staffed by a talented team of battery and material scientists. Hammond Group offers the full depth and breadth of our organization to assist you in overcoming technical challenges. We leverage our expertise in materials research and performance additives development to provide customized solutions for the current and next generation of advanced lead-acid batteries. Our Technical Assistance Programs allow customers to augment their research efforts, reduce capital expenditure and fixed costs, and rapidly develop new products.
Our active Technical Assistance Programs include battery manufacturers in the United States, Europe, China, Japan, India, and Vietnam. Together, we are solving a variety of technical challenges including acid stratification, charge acceptance, and high temperature performance.
Material Research and Analysis
Our state-of-the-art lab features a full complement of equipment to analyze materials, batteries, and failure modes to help determine which additives can best improve performance.
- X-ray diffraction
- BET surface area
- UV-Vis spectroscopy
- Arc Spark
Cell Manufacturing and Testing
We use battery cell-based prototyping to quickly identify the most promising performance additives for a particular application.
- 200 test circuits
- Capacity testing
- Crank testing
- Accelerated life testing
- Water consumption
- Cycle life
- Charge acceptance
- On-site paste mixer and cell assembly
We perform battery verification and validation through industry-standard tests or customized algorithms.
- 13 position 25 amp, 18 volt unit
- 16 position 50 amp, 18 volt unit
- 18 position 400 amp, 18 volt unit
- 1300 amp high-rate discharge unit
- Environmental chamber
- Temperature-controlled water baths
- Autopsy & failure mode pathology
At Hammond Group, Inc. customers come first. Contact us to discuss our products and find out how our experience can help you be more successful.