Understanding batteries, their performance, characteristics and functionality is crucially important when managing battery fleets, or when considering future battery requirements.
At Master Instruments, our engineers utilise a number of different test procedures to ascertain battery performance & suitability for different applications, failure analysis & obsolescence planning, plus isolating short comings to allow us to provide our customers with the best options for their price, performance and total cost of ownership parameters.
The links below provide an in-depth analysis of 14 common test procedures currently used by our engineers. These tests provide you with Objective, Procedure and Results examples, and suggested testing equipment. All presented in a logical and easy-to-read format with a printable PDF download for each.
Should you wish to discuss your own test or maintenance requirements, please call us our sales team who would be more than happy to assist.
Open Circuit Voltage Test
Identify the difference of electrical potential between 2 terminals when disconnected.Read More
Test Under Specified Load
Simulate battery performance through user-defined loads.Read More
Internal Resistance Test (AC)
Measure the opposition to current flow.Read More
Create & store matrix for use with Quicktest.Read More
State of Health Test for Cadex.Read More
Exercise program to maintain battery performance.Read More
30 Second or 4 Minute State of Health test.Read More
Fast Charge a battery in a monitored environment.Read More
Test battery performance under specified load.Read More
Life Cycle Test
Determine total life by number of cycles.Read More
Prepare new or stored battery for use.Read More
Boost (Wake up)
Reactivate batteries with open or short circuit.Read More