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. We offer Technical Assistance Programs (TAP) to assist in solving your unique challenges. Hammond leverages eight decades of lead-acid battery expertise in materials research to provide customized solutions for traditional and next generation batteries. Our TAPs allow customers to augment their research efforts, reduce 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
Raw material characterization & plate analysis is accomplished through a wide range of analytical equipment.
- Ark spark OES
- X-ray diffraction
- BET surface area
- UV-Vis spectroscopy
Cell Manufacturing and Testing
Battery cell-based prototyping allows quick identification of the
most promising performance additives.
- 200 test circuits
- Capacity testing
- Crank testing
- Accelerated life testing
- Water consumption
- Cycle life
- Charge acceptance
- On-site paste mixer and cell assembly
Our laboratory features a full complement of equipment to test batteries to industry standards and determine their failure modes.
- 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.