Lithium Charging Curve

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batterycharge 2014-09-17-20-28-37This is the first charge of the new battery pack using the cells from the Chevy Volt. Generally it charged perfectly except that it never reached the Vhi cutoff voltage of 50.4. Maybe the balancers were still balancing? Maybe this isn’t a bad thing?

I thought that lithium batteries would continue to draw and needed to be cut off when they were full. In this case the current just dropped off to almost nothing as the voltage neared the cutoff.

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