Advanced Test Equipment Rentals (ATEC) and NH Research, Inc. (NHR) today announced an agreement for ATEC as an authorized rental partner of the NHR 9200 Battery Test System. The 9200 provides Automated Characterization, Power Cycling & Life-Cycle Testing of Battery Modules & Packs. NHR is a leader in power electronics test instruments and complete turn-key test systems for universities, military, and companies involved in space, defense, battery manufacturing/research and other applications. ATEC is a worldwide leading rental company of test equipment for military, defense, aerospace, communications, semiconductor, consumer electronics and many other sectors, and now the only NHR authorized rental partner to provide high-power battery charge/discharge test systems.
The NHR 9200 Battery Test System is designed for all battery chemistries including lead-acid, nickel-cadmium and lithium-ion. The 9200 is configured with independent, 12 kW DC bi-directional loads that can be dynamically programmed both within a cabinet and from cabinet-to-cabinet to run in parallel or independently. The 9200 features high voltage with multiple current options, emulates realistic transient stop and battery conditions, and provides energy savings with regenerative clean energy returned to the facility AC line.
ATEC provides companies the opportunity to use the latest technologies in test and measurement equipment for their specific tests through renting equipment on short- and long-term basis, saving companies time and money. The experienced technical and customer support staff helps provide the knowledge, equipment and solutions customers need to perform their tests and ATEC also offers many other NHR products, including standalone AC and DC loads, and power supplies.
“We are pleased to be able to offer the NHR 9200 Battery Test System as a rental solution for our customers performing battery tests,” said Chris Reed, Rentals and Sales Manager at ATEC. “Our long-standing relationship with NHR continues to grow with this latest agreement. State-of-the-art systems like the 9200 can really make a difference for our customers facing tough testing challenges.”
“The 9200 has been an essential tool for battery testing and regenerative DC loading over the last 4 years,” said Mike Nolan, National Sales Manager at NHR. “In June, we announced over 100 of these test systems installed, and now companies have the opportunity to rent the 9200 from a highly trusted name in the industry, Advanced Test Equipment Rentals.”