SAN DIEGO, 27 June 2023: KULR Technology Group, a global leader in sustainable energy management, has entered into an agreement with a top 5 global manufacturer in the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) sector. The partnership aims to undertake a series of battery cell testing projects to advance eVTOL battery safety and support the development of certification rules for the emerging eVTOL air taxi market.
Advanced Battery Testing Solutions
KULR’s battery cell testing protocols, leveraging its spaceflight expertise and proprietary KULR ONE Design Solutions (K1DS), provide a comprehensive platform for battery safety evaluation. The rigorous testing will involve Fractional Thermal Runaway Calorimetry, bomb calorimetry, and impingement zone mapping. These tests offer in-depth insights into the thermal runaway behavior of the cells, enabling KULR to optimize battery safety and provide valuable guidance to its customers.
Driving Battery Safety Innovations
KULR’s K1DS business is dedicated to understanding battery thermal behavior through data science efforts. By leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) applications and learning from collected data, KULR aims to deliver best-in-class solutions for battery safety across various applications, including the rapidly growing eVTOL industry. This focus on battery safety plays a crucial role in establishing eVTOL as a reliable and secure mode of transportation, ensuring the safety of both pilots and passengers.
Industry Leadership and Global Impact
KULR’s expertise in high power and high-energy cell safety is not limited to the eVTOL industry. The company recently secured a contract with the United States Army to develop a high-energy battery storage platform for advanced aviation applications. This achievement further demonstrates KULR’s global leadership in battery safety and its commitment to providing reliable and safe battery systems for various industries.
Outlook and Growth Prospects
Michael Mo, CEO of KULR Technology Group, emphasizes the strategic value of better testing in designing the next generation of eVTOL battery systems. He believes that KULR’s solutions are crucial for ensuring consumer safety across multiple e-mobility industries, including electric vehicles and electric maritime transportation. The company expects record-breaking revenues in the second quarter of 2023, positioning it for the strongest half-year in its history. KULR’s growth prospects and its position in the battery safety marketplace are promising, with projected revenues surpassing those of the entire previous year by the first half of 2023.
KULR’s partnership with a top eVTOL manufacturer for battery testing projects highlights its commitment to advancing battery safety in the eVTOL industry. By leveraging its expertise, rigorous testing protocols, and data-driven insights, KULR aims to provide reliable and safe battery systems for eVTOL and other e-mobility applications. The company’s strong growth prospects and position in the battery safety marketplace position it as a key player in the electrification movement and the future of sustainable energy management.