Qualification of high-voltage storage systems

Enabling E-Mobility


The validation of HV storage systems is indispensable duringsystems is indispensable during the development process.

How you benefit from IABG during your development process

  • We accompany you during the whole development with the required environmental, safety, abuse, performance, and life cycle tests.
  • We support you in design and evaluation of the storage system in your product.
  • Aggregated services in simulation, failure analysis, and waste management may complete your qualification process.

Environmental tests

Currently available tests

  • IP protection classes (water)
  • IP protection classes (dust)
  • Stone impact
  • Chemical load
  • Vibration (Dummy)
  • Mechanical shock (dummy)
  • Salt spray and fog (dummy)

Additionally available as of 2021

  • Repainting temperature
  • Incremental temperature test
  • Cyclic damp heat
  • Cyclic damp heat with frost
  • Constant damp heat
  • Thermal shock
  • Condensation
  • Corrosion

Safety tests

Currently available tests

  • Drop tests
  • Impact tests
  • Thermal propagation
  • Behaviour at high altitudes / Altitude Simulation
  • Endurance shock test (dummy)

Additionally available as of Q3 2020

  • Internal short circuit
  • External short circuit
  • Intrusion test

Additionally available as of 2021

  • Thermal resistance
  • Venting behaviour
  • Electrolyte leakage
  • Overcharging
  • Deep discharging
  • Coolant leakage
  • Torsion
  • Bending

Misuse tests

Currently available tests

  • Nail penetration test
  • Crush test
  • Behaviour in the case of petrol fire

Additionally available as of Q3 2020

  • Behaviour in the case of gas fire

Additionally available as of 2021

  • Short circuit test without safety
  • Overcharging without safety device
  • Deep discharging without safety device

Life tests

Currently available tests

  • Temperature change endurance
    cycle test (dummy)
  • Fatigue strength test (dummy)

Additionally available as of 2021

  • Electrochemical ageing
  • Temperature change endurance
  • Fatigue strength

Basic tests

Currently available tests

  • Leakage test

Additionally available as of 2021

  • Parameter tests
  • High/low temperature storage
  • Physical analysis

Additional services


  • Computed qualification under shock load
  • Simulation of heat transfer due to damage to individual cells (in development)
  • Development of customer-specific simulation methods

Test benches and accessories

  • Development and manufacture of customised test benches
  • Design and manufacture of inspection stamps and test item holders

Use of modern measuring technology for test documentation

  • 3D scanning
  • Local and global deformation measurement
  • Recording with high-speed cameras

Material analysis

  • Systematic failure analysis
  • Microstructure analysis
  • Use of CT and other measurement and analysis methods


  • Disposal of test items after testing


In addition to customer-specific tests, IABG also performs tests in compliance with the following standards among others:

  • DIN EN 60529
  • ISO 20653
  • UN 38.3
  • UN ECE R100/2
  • LV 124
  • GB / T • KMVSS
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