Electric vehicle battery pack covers have usually been made of steel or aluminum. Now there are polymer and polymer composite materials that can be used for battery boxes and contribute to both lightweighting and performance.
These options are covered in Next Generation Battery Pack Housing – Materials, Processing, and Design, an article written by EWI associates Jeff Ellis and James Cruz. You are invited to download this article – at no charge – by submitting the form on this page.
If you want to discuss the potential of incorporating plastic into your battery pack housing or other components with an EWI materials specialist, Jeff Ellis can be reached directly at [email protected].
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