TÜV SÜD Battery Testing GmbH (TUV)

The TÜV SÜD AG is an internationally well known institution for testing and certificating products of many different industries. In 2009 it founded the TÜV SÜD Battery Testing GmbH, a joint venture with the LION Smart GmbH. Since the foundation it grew to currently 10 employees. In 2010 first tests on lithium ion batteries were conducted. At the moment a state of the art laboratory is being built and will be completed in the next months. In this laboratory lifetime, characterization, environmental and safety tests are going to be carried out. The testing is focused on high capacity batteries, mainly used in electric mobility applications. Cells as well as modules and packs are tested in the facilities. Additionally partner laboratories for battery testing exist in Canada and Singapore. With the TÜV SÜD AG and its experts in many different fields of testing in the background also specialized testing tasks can be conducted with a short preparation time and a high range of data can be recorded, therein included is e.g. a gas analysis of the vented gas.