Handling lithium batteries involves considerable risk and danger. DENIOS gives you tried and tested safe solutions for storing, charging, transporting and testing lithium ion batteries. You can reduce your risk, protect your premises and create a safer working environment using the highest standard protection, built to meet international standards.
Your expert for the safe handling of lithium batteries
Store lithium batteries safely
Proper storage of lithium batteries ensures operational safety and insurance protection. Our shelf storage, walk-in storage, and storage cabinets offer fire protection from both inside and outside, as well as fire detection and extinguishing technology to safely store batteries of any size and quantity.
Charging lithium batteries increases the risk of thermal runaway. Our charging cabinets and charging rooms are equipped with smart sensors that enable monitored charging and trigger alarms and activate fire suppression systems in case of emergency.
If lithium batteries are damaged, they have a high potential for danger. They should be separated immediately and stored safely until proper disposal. Our high-quality quarantine boxes offer protection in the event of a thermal runaway.
Transport lithium batteries in compliance with the law
Lithium batteries are subject to dangerous goods regulations during transport. Depending on the condition of the battery, stringent requirements apply to the packaging. We offer approved transport boxes for prototypes, undamaged, damaged, defective, or critically defective batteries.
Before newly developed lithium batteries, or products powered by them, receive a market release, they must be extensively tested by the manufacturer. We develop professional test rooms for lithium batteries according to your specifications.
Whether you are storing small quantities with lower power, or more powerful lithium-ion batteries in larger quantities, you must ensure that your insurance cover is guaranteed and that employees, your premises, and the environment remain protected. You also need to ensure that stored lithium batteries are not damaged by improper storage. Our systems have structural fire protection from both the inside and outside, as well as additional equipment for plant fire protection to store lithium-ion batteries safely and in compliance with the law for every application.
Special care must be taken when charging lithium-ion batteries, as there is an increased risk of thermal runaway. In particular, if defective batteries are exposed to a charging voltage or are not charged properly. For this reason, charging must always be monitored, also for insurance protection. Our storage cabinets offer All-around protection: 90-minute fire protection from the outside.
With tested, liquid-tight spill sump (powder-coated sheet steel). For containment of any leaks from burning batteries and with permanently self-closing doors and quality oil-damped door closers.
Lithium-ion charging and storage cabinets series are the safe and ideal solution for charging equipment and tool batteries in everyday use. All cabinet models are equipped with integrated earthed sockets for connecting chargers. Depending on the model, SmartStore charging cabinets have technical ventilation to prevent heat build-up inside the cabinet. In the range, you will find lithium-ion charging cabinets in various tried-and-tested dimensions: from larger versions with up to 60 slots to compact variants to the space-saving under-bench cabinet. Models with a locker system for separate charging of lithium-ion batteries protected from unauthorized access are also available. What distinguishes all lithium-ion charging cabinets is the 90-minute fire protection from both the outside and the inside. Depending on the model, the integrated 3-stage warning/fire suppression system offers even more safety when charging lithium-ion batteries. The intelligent sensor system with a smoke detector and temperature sensor sounds an alarm in the event of smoke development, which is forwarded to the building management system via a potential-free contact.
Lithium-ion batteries can be damaged by a wide variety of events and external influences. For example, through mechanical damage, improper storage, or faulty charging. The problem: defective lithium batteries harbor an extremely high-risk potential. In particular, the risk of "thermal runaway", an unstoppable chain reaction leading to fire or bursting, is high with defective lithium-ion batteries. To protect your employees, production facilities, and the environment in the event of a reaction, defective lithium-ion batteries must be separated immediately and stored safely until they can be disposed of properly. The DENIOS range offers the following solutions in these instances:
Quarantine boxes for damaged Lithium-Ion batteries are available for the USA and CA. (Request a quote since the item is not ready to sell on our website but we can arrange a drop-ship from Germany).
Quarantine boxes for damaged lithium-ion batteries
DENIOS offers professional storage and transport boxes that can be used as quarantine containers for defective lithium-ion batteries. The special containers are made of plastic, aluminum, steel, or stainless steel and are available in various sizes. Special dimensions are also available on request. Different fire protection agents are used as filling material. For example, PyroBubbles®, an extinguishing agent for solid and liquid flammable substances that have been positively tested by the MPA Dresden according to DIN EN 3-7, as loose granulate or in practical PE cushion form. Depending on the risk assessment, performance, and condition of the stored lithium-ion batteries, our quarantine boxes offer application-specific safety standards as well as safety protection against exothermic reactions up to 100% control of a possible thermal runaway. Practical: Many of the boxes are also suitable for subsequent transport and have the corresponding transport approvals for defective/damaged or critically defective lithium batteries.
Transporting lithium-ion batteries in compliance with the law
Lithium batteries are assigned to UN numbers 3090/3091 (lithium metal batteries) and UN 3480/3481 (lithium-ion batteries) as Class 9 dangerous goods. This means that lithium batteries are subject to dangerous goods regulations during transport and special requirements must be met for transport packaging. In general, transport packaging with UN approval must be used when transporting lithium-ion batteries by road, rail, ship, or air. Depending on the condition of the lithium batteries, the transport box must also have a suitable design approval and fulfill certain packaging instructions according to ADR. DENIOS provides you with transport solutions in compliance with these requirements.
Transport boxes for Lithium-Ion batteries. Available for the USA and CA. (Request a quote since the item is not ready to sell on our website but we can arrange a drop-ship from Germany).
Transport boxes for lithium-ion batteries
Whether prototype, small series, undamaged, damaged, defective, critically defective, or lithium batteries destined for recycling: The DENIOS range offers a suitable and approved transport solution for every requirement. Our high-quality transport boxes for lithium-ion batteries are made of plastic, aluminum, steel, or stainless steel and are available in various sizes, including special dimensions on request. Safe and legally compliant transport of lithium batteries is ensured in combination with the appropriate filling material. Depending on the model, different fire protection agents are used as filling material. For example PyroBubbles®, an extinguishing agent for solid and liquid flammable substances that have been positively tested by the MPA Dresden according to DIN EN 3-7. The expanded glass granulate is filled into the lithium-ion transport box or inserted in the form of practical PE filling cushions. Other models work with padding of fireproof absorbent material made of textured glass fibers, with which the lithium-ion batteries are safely enclosed.
Professional testing of lithium-ion batteries
Before newly developed lithium batteries or products powered by them, such as household appliances, tools, or electric vehicles, receive a market release, they must be extensively tested. The planning of a safe test environment must take many customer-specific aspects into account. DENIOS develops lithium test rooms almost exclusively according to your customized specifications. You benefit from cost-effective series production, individual design, and the know-how of the fire protection expert.
DENIOS aims to build rooms that perfectly meet your requirements and offer the highest level of safety - especially when testing lithium energy storage devices. It all starts with a personal consultation and an analysis of your requirements. Our engineers will then work with you to develop the optimal concept based on various aspects such as space requirements, location (indoor or outdoor), equipment and safety devices. A broad team of specialists then develops a tailor-made solution according to your specifications: holistically and competently. "Made by DENIOS" stands for the highest quality from a single source.
The main function of a test room is the simulation of stress situations. This simulation of stressful situations for lithium energy storage requires process-dependent functionalities from the test environment. With individual equipment options, test rooms from DENIOS offer the possibility of simulating or supporting different load scenarios within the room.
The variety of equipment from DENIOS makes it possible to build lithium test rooms precisely according to your specifications. An example of this is the new equipment option for our test rooms. We offer temperature test chambers with an adjustable temperature range from -40°C to +110°C. This means that extended test options are now available to you in an even larger temperature range.
The DENIOS service for you: We will provide you with a turnkey system, of course, we will also take care of the connection, complete it with your equipment or make our premises available to you for your interior design.
Expertise on the safe handling of lithium-ion batteries
We consider it important to share knowledge and expertise. By doing so we can make the handling of lithium batteries even safer. You can find many helpful resources on our website. Download useful information material, read our free guides in the DENIOS magazine, meet us at current industry events or take advantage of the opportunity for individual advice from our team of experts.
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