Opening in 2022, the new Battery Fabrication and Testing Facility features cutting-edge equipment available to UT Battery Research Group partners. The new facility will include 2,400 square feet of space in the Center for Electromechanics at UT's J.J. Pickle Research Campus.

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  • Large dry room for all prefabrication and characterization processes
  • Produce up to 40 Ah capacity pouch cells (3 - 40 Ah range)
  • Destructive testing capability meeting UN/DOT 38.3
  • Long-term battery cycling under controlled environment conditions
  • Start-of-the-art characterization and testing capabilities through UT’s extensive facilities


  • 1,800 ft2 Custom Dry Room (SCS)
  • Battery Tester (Arbin) – 80 channels, 0-5V, 0.02 to 30A Range
  • Thermal Chamber (Espec) – Capacity for up to 80 cells, -35oC to 180oC, 10 to 98% RH
  • Electrolyte Filling Machine (Solith)
  • Coating Line (IMC)
  • Slurry Mixer – 2L mixing capacity
  • Electrode Calendering Machine (IMC) – 3 to 30 MPM, 150oC roll heat, 230 mm max width
  • Cell Assembly Equipment – Pouch Cells
    • Electrode Punching
    • Cell Stacking Machine
    • Tab Welding Machine
    • Pouch Forming Machine
    • Pouch Sealing Machine
  • Cell Destructive Testing Equipment

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