Battery Charger Design

Customized Battery Charging Solutions

In order to provide our customers with a full power management solution we have the experience and expertise to develop and configure a battery charger that fits your needs.

Proper charging of a battery pack is essential to ensure safe and optimal operation of portable electronic devices. By optimizing both the battery pack and charger during the design phase, manufacturers can take into account all relevant considerations for their portable power source, including charge rate, accurate determination of full charge and charge termination.

Lithium Polymer Pack and Custom Charger

have extensive experience offering customers customized charging solutions, utilizing products from Texas Instruments, Microchip, Analog Devices, Seiko and others that significantly improve the battery charging dynamics. It provides greater efficiency and reduced charging time while improving battery cycle life.

Battery Charger Capabilities

From internal battery chargers, to our extensive array of off the shelf solutions and custom external chargers, our engineering team will work with you configure a battery charger to meet the specific and unique requirements of your battery pack.

  • Rapidly configured to your exact requirements
  • Compliant with UL, CSA and CE standards
  • Domestic and Asia Manufacturing
  • Proven solutions for SLA, NiCd, NiMH, Li-Ion, Li Metal
  • Custom and off-the shelf solutions

Rechargeable Battery Technologies

  Nickel Cadmium Nickel Metal Hydride Lithium Ion Lithium Metal
Average Cell Voltage (V) 1.20 1.25 3.6 3.0
Energy Density (Wh/kg) 45 55 100 140
Energy Density (Wh/l) 150 180 225 300
Cost ($/Wh) 0.75 - 1.5 1.5 - 3.0 2.5 - 3.5 1.4 - 3.0
Memory Effect? Yes No No No
Self-Discharge (%/month) 25 20-25 8 1-2
Discharge Rate >10C <3C <2C <2C
Charge/Discharge Cycles 1000 800 1000 1000
Temperature Range (°C) –10 to +50 –10 to +50 –10 to +50 –30 to +55
Environmental Concerns Yes No No No
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Our History

As the oldest production Printed Circuit Board Company in North America, perhaps in the world, the 60-year plus story of Epec is connected to the development of the PCB and the electronics industry.

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  • Epec Founded in 1952
  • IPC Founded in 1957
  • Epec Builds PCB for Apollo 11