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FYI: 18650 cells/manufactors compared

Discussion in 'Model S' started by NielsChr, Oct 20, 2011.

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  1. NielsChr

    NielsChr Member

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    I found this site, witch have compared the different types of 18650 cells, It's in dansih, but the grafics is in english so asume most will understand - else you may use google translate

    18650 batteri test 2011

    Seam to me like Panasonic is a good choise for Tesla, Samsung is though also making a good battery as well
     
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    Samsung seemed to excel in a lot of ways, although the Panasonic seems to do better at very high current draw levels.
    I suppose for very high performance automotive applications, behavior at high "C rates" becomes critical.
     
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    agree, if these messurements are correct, it seam like Tesla have selected the absolut best battery suplyer :) samsung is almost as good
     

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