FTF Family for Laboratory Testing

Bitrode is an industry leading supplier of state-of-the-art laboratory systems in cell, module, and pack testing (for all chemistries).
The FTF Family of Battery Testing Systems is Bitrode’s signature line of high power testers. Built for performance, safety, and longevity, the FTF Family is perfect for your battery lab testing needs.

 

Here are quick overviews of each model in the FTF Family:


FTF – Energy Storage Test System [FTF2 model also shown (dual FTFs side-by-side)]

 

The FTF is scalable to provide a maximum output power of 1.2MW. The FTF automated test system is designed to
provide continuous operation in high power applications where precise control of current and voltage is required.

 

General Specifications

Voltage: 35-500V / 40-700V / 58-1000V (Zero Volt optional)
Current:  up to 1000A (4000A in parallel)
Circuits:  up to 2
Network:  Ethernet
Power: up to 300kW per cabinet; up to 1.2MW when using an external parallel controller
Accuracy: ±0.1% of FS*
Data Sampling Rate: 10ms (1ms optional)
Current Slew Rate: <4ms (10-90%) (dependent on cabinet specs)
Peak Efficiency: >92% (with typical 89-92)

 


FTF-HP High Power Energy Storage Test System [FTF2-HP model also shown (dual FTF-HPs side-by-side)]

 

The FTF-HP is one of the highest power test system in the market today. Scalable to provide a maximum output power of
4MW, the FTF-HP automated test system is designed to provide continuous operation in high power applications where
precise control of current and voltage is required.

General Specifications

Voltage: 33-500V / 40-700V / 58-1000V (Zero Volt optional)
Current: up to 1000A (4000A in parallel)
Power: 300KW to 1MW (700V max): Parallel operation: 4MW
300KW to 700KW (1000V max): Parallel operation 2.8MW
Accuracy: ±0.1% of FS*
Circuits: up to 2
Data Sampling Rate: 10ms (1ms optional)
Current Slew Rate: <10ms (10-90%)
Peak Efficiency: >92% (with typical 89 – 92)

 


FTF-HV High Voltage Pack Test System:

The newest member of the FTF High Power Packing and Testing System Family, the FTF-HV high voltage test system is capable of 1500V and 600 amps per channel with a maximum power capability of 450kW. These units are fully regenerative-powered with 92% efficiency, 0.05% current accuracy, and have 30 mSec risetime (10% to 90%) with zero overshoot for accurate laboratory battery testing.

 

General Specifications

Number of Circuits: 2 (Max 4)
Voltage Configurations: 100-1500VDC
Max Current: 600/1200A | 1200/2400A
Max Power: 450KW | 900KW
Accuracy: Voltage – 0.1% of FS | Current – 0.05% of FS
Peak Efficiency: 90%
THD: 5%
Power Factor: 0.99
Current Rise Time (10-90): 30ms
Dimensions: 175″W x 50″D x 78″H | 350″W x 50″D x 78″H

 


FTF Family Models Additional Key Features:

 

  • FTF Family models are configurable for testing to industry standards such as IEC, SAE, BCI and drive simulations for FUDS, SFUDS, GSFUDS, DST and ECE-15L
  • All FTF Family models operate on Bitrode’s VisuaLCNᵀᴹ Software designed for laboratories
  • No performance loss under voltage control
  • Quick disconnects on output leads

 

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