The most complete FAQ guide about battery swapping station
battery swapping station manufacturer
16-year professional lithium ion battery manufacturers, 10-year warranty on swapping battery packs, using the best BMS protection board, protecting the lithium battery pack from overcharge, overdischarge, overcurrent, short circuit, etc, with excellent self-discharge rate. Configurable Bluetooth, can be connected in series and parallel. The heating function and other special functions can also be customized. Enough stock for the 10 series of lithium ion swapping battery. Can be shipped within 3 days.
About lithium ion battery swapping manufacturers
TYCORUN® has more than 16 years of experience in the lithium battery swapping industry and is a Chinese high-tech enterprise that develops, produces and sells various battery swap products.
lithium ion swappable battery production capacity accounts for 80% of our lithium battery manufacturing products
The most complete FAQ guide about battery swapping station and swappable battery
With the rise of oil prices and the call to reduce carbon emissions, electric motorcycles and lithium ion motorcycle battery are becoming more and more popular. However, in the actual use process, it may be limited by long charging time, range anxiety and other problems. Therefore, battery swapping have become more and more popular in recent years. This article will explain all the FAQs related to motorcycle battery swapping station and swappable battery in detail.
1.What is battery swapping station /cabinet /system?
The battery swapping station takes the battery swapping cabinet as the main carrier, which allows users to put the battery that has been used up into the cabinet and get a fully charged battery. This battery swap station is mainly designed for the users of electric motorcycles.
In this way, when the electricity of the motorcycle batteries is used up, users do not need to spend time waiting for the battery to charge, as long as they come to the swap station, they can immediately get the charged battery within one minute, so as to unlimited battery life of their electric motorcycle. The battery swapping system refers to a complete set of design and system of a battery swap station, including hardware such as swapping cabinet and swappable battery, as well as software such as control platform and APP.
2.What are the advantages of a battery swapping station?
The swapping station can solve the problems of slow charging, difficult charging, and unsafe charging of electric motorcycles, greatly improve the efficiency for electric motorcycle users, and meet the needs of the target users of the swapping station — takeout delivery staffs and couriers who need to charge batteries multiple times a day.
3.What are included in battery swapping system?
● Hardwares: battery swapping cabinet (cabinet itself, touch screen, camera…) , battery, charging system, IC card…
● Softwares: control platform, battery management system, APP…
4.Where can I find a supplier that can provide a complete set of battery swapping system products?
The market for battery swapping cabinet is currently very hot, and many battery manufacturers want to join this field. The complete battery swapping system includes the parts listed in the previous FAQ. However, many suppliers on the market can only provide some part products for the whole swapping system, for example, they can only provide the swapping cabinet cabinet body or the battery for battery swapping cabinet, but not a complete set of battery swapping system products as we described earlier.
For a well-functioning and normal operation of the battery swapping system, in addition to the above components, it is necessary to ensure that the specifications of each product can match, and the protocols are interoperable. In addition, it is also important to have an applicable intelligent software platform to control and manage the whole system to ensure normal operation. There are very few suppliers that can provide a complete set of battery swapping products.
In addition, the battery swapping solution needs to depend on the actual local situation, such as the number of target users using electric motorcycles/local population, local average income, takeaway market size and other factors, so as to ensure that the entire battery swapping solution scheme can be applicable to the local situation, operate normally and obtain profits. Therefore, a set of mature, market proven, the battery swapping solution that can adapt to local conditions is very important.
TYCORUN ENERGY is one of the best suppliers of battery swapping system solutions. TYCORUN ENERGY’s battery swapping station business model can be used for asset-light operation. It has successfully promoted a total of 1600 battery swapping modules around the world so far, which has been verified by the market. This battery swapping business model is mature enough to be put into practical operation and has profitability.
5.Is there a supplier that can provide customized battery swapping system service?
As mentioned above, the solution of the battery swap system depends on the local situation, also the actual situation and the needs of the agents. TYCORUN ENERGY can provide customized battery swapping system products according to the specific situation and requirements. The functions and parameters of the products can be adjusted, and the hardware and software of the battery swapping cabinet can be purchased separately.
6.Can I just buy the swapping cabinet without the battery? / Can I just buy the battery without the swapping cabinet?
It’s all OK. TYCORUN ENERGY provides customized battery swapping products upon request.
7.How does the swapping cabinet match the battery?
The common battery specifications of battery swapping cabinet are 48V / 60V / 72V. The size of the cabinet is required to accommodate the battery, and there is a protocol between the cabinet and the battery.
8.Can the customer take a personal battery and charge it in the swapping cabinet?
No, there’s a protocol between the battery and the swapping cabinet.
9.Can the battery in the swapping cabinet be taken home for charging?
There is a protocol between the battery and the battery swapping cabinet that the user cannot charge the battery from the charger at home. If the user has such a requirement, please inform the supplier in advance.
10.How long does it take to fully charge the battery? If I can speed up the charge?
It takes about 3 hours for the battery to fully charge in the swapping cabinet, which can speed up charging, but we don’t recommend it
① Speeding up the speed will damage the battery life
② Improving the charging power of the swapping cabinet will have high requirements on the charging environment, and it is difficult to develop
Better suggestion: Put more change cabinets in each site to meet customers’ demand for power change times.
11.How to handle the canbus protocol between the battery and the swapping cabinet?
If the battery and the battery swapping cabinet are not provided by the same supplier, then different suppliers need to cooperate and communicate with each other for protocol.
12.What are the specifications of the battery in the battery swapping system?
The common battery specifications of a battery swap station are 48V / 60V / 72V. 48-V batteries are more common because they are more flexible to match.
13.How does the software platform of the battery swapping?Can you monitor the data in the background?
During user use, battery data will be reported to the cloud platform and receive instructions from the cloud system. The software platform can monitor the status of batteries and swapping cabinets and provide real-time data. It can control the charging process through starting and ending, and manage user information.
14.How to calculate the investment and income of the business model of battery swapping system?How long can I pay back?
Based on many years of experience in the battery swap industry industry and the summary of the successful operation of battery swap cases, a complete commercial mathematical model of direct trading of battery swap is established by TYCORUN ENERGY. Through this model, the feasibility of the project can be analyzed according to the hardware investment, maintenance and after-sale funds, rental income, local average monthly salary and various expenses, so as to calculate the capital recovery cycle. You can contact our salesman to learn more about this mathematical model.
15.Can the app be customized?
It can be customized, including logos and paid packages.
16.According to my application requirements, how to calculate the number of batteries and how many cabinets and charging ports do I need?
In general, the number of batteries required for a battery swapping cabinet should be calculated according to the number of ports in the cabinet, the number of battery swap times by the local takeout delivery staffs, the specifications of the battery and the charging time. During the calculation, ensure that the number of batteries in the cabinet is one less than the number of ports. A common battery swapping cabinet is 5 ports or 12 ports. TYCORUN ENERGY can also customize battery swapping cabinets for agents based on the actual situation in the target market.
17.Is there a fire extinguisher in the swapping cabinet?
All battery swapping cabinets have fire extinguishers (S-type gas melt glue).
18.Can the swapping cabinet be charged with solar power?
Yes, it’s still in development, we are currently working on this version. If the clients has this demand and the order quantity is large, we can make customized production for it.
19.What services can we provide if the customer wants to set up a local swapping changing cabinet and production line?
■ Provide production and test equipment
■ Provide training on battery production and battery swapping cabinet knowledge
■ Send engineers to install the equipment locally
■ Provide professional advice to capture the local market
20.What are the battery requirements for a motorcycle battery swap station?
■ High impact resistance
■ Long cycle life
■ Withstand frequent and instantaneous high current shocks
This is because, in the rental scenario, the delivery staff usually does not care about the swappable battery. external physical damage of swappable battery is very common, such as falling on the ground, collision with other hard objects, because it is not their private property. Therefore, the battery needs to be manufactured with a stronger case to protect it.
The second is swappable battery need to withstand frequent instantaneous high current impact. Takeout delivery staffs, for example, often have to speed up and slow down for short periods of time when riding motorcycles, especially when they are accelerating to catch orders, pedalling down steep hills, etc., rather than being as smooth as cars (which are smoother, because in part power batteries have more capacity). This situation is reflected in the battery, that is, every time you step on the accelerator, the battery discharge rate is very easy to reach the limit, obviously will greatly affect the battery life.
21.How do you choose a swappable battery manufacturer? What are TYCORUN ENERGY’s strengths?
① As motorcycle battery is power battery, the first point needed to pay attention is the safety of power battery
② The power battery is very demanding for the PACK technology, and the power battery in the battery swapping station is even more demanding. The battery in the battery swap station is used by many people, and the usage habits and methods are different, so the product quality requirements are higher.
③ Swappable batteries requires at least three-level waterproof IP65, TYCORUN ENERGYbatteries are IP66 waterproof, and the swap cabinet is also rain proof for 24-hour.
④ The production of swappable batteries is in series mode. If any battery or component goes wrong, the whole battery pack can’t be used. TYCORUN ENERGYhas done hundreds of thousands of batteries and has experience in mass production.
⑤ Electric motorcycle battery swap station system is a high investment project, the battery part is the highest cost in the whole system, so the battery need to be cost-effective. It is important to find a professional lithium battery production factory to ensure the cost performance of the battery and technical professionalism.
⑥ For a complete motorcycle battery swap station solution, the fewer suppliers the operator can cooperate with, the better. It is the best if the suppliers are the same one. Because the core three parts of the battery swap station: battery swap cabinet, battery and software platform system need to be connected to the protocol, if any supplier does not cooperate or has no sense of responsibility, the whole project will be affected. TYCORUN ENERGY is able to provide a full range of battery swap services, ensuring customers do not have to worry about protocol or supplier coordination issues.
⑦ When selecting the battery PACK supplier for battery swap station, operators should consider whether the battery PACK supplier has done power replacement cases. TYCORUN ENERGY has worked on battery swap projects in China and other countries around the world. Therefore, the advantage lies in: 1.understand the market demand; 2. can flexibly change the production side of the manufacturing based on the demand. Experience in working with different countries, TYCORUN ENERGY understand market needs and pain points.
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