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TB17

Advanced Lithium-ion Battery

Ideal for the piston, turbine, and emergency power market, the TB17 Advanced Lithium-ion Battery starts the aircraft’s engine quickly and features superior energy density — Nanophosphate® lithium-ion cells offer 3x the energy per kilogram, resulting in a battery that is 45% lighter than lead-acid or nickel-cadmium alternatives. View all Advanced Lithium-ion Batteries Buy Now

Features

  • 17 amp-hour battery nominal at 23°C/73.4°F
  • Weighs 16 lbs. — 45% lighter than lead-acid or nickel-cadmium alternatives
  • Advanced Nanophosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry — 3x the energy per kilogram when compared to lead-acid and nickel-cadmium cells
  • 7 engine starts in 7 minutes
  • 30 minutes (at 34 amps) for complete recharge when the battery is fully discharged
  • Superior performance at extreme temperatures (-40°C/-40°F to 70°C/158°F)
  • Overcharge, over-discharge, over-current, short circuit, over-temperature, under-temperature and charge current limiting protection
  • Communicates battery status to the cockpit
  • Higher voltage during engine start — Less wear, less maintenance and increased useful life
  • 2-year maintenance interval — 50 – 90% savings on maintenance costs
  • 8 years (average) useful life
  • Designed and built in Wichita, Kansas, USA
  • 2-year limited warranty

Specifications

Model Number
TB17
Part Numbers
6430017-1, 6430017-2
Capacity
17 amp-hour nominal at 23°C/73.4°F
Charge Voltage
28 VDC nominal
Output Voltage
26.4 VDC nominal
Output Current
500A continuous, 840A max
Technology
Advanced Nanophosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry
Protection
Overcharge, over-discharge, over-current, short circuit, over-temperature, under-temperature and charge current limiting
Energy Density
64.4 Wh/kg
87.1 Wh/liter
Operating Temperature
-40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Weight
16 lbs (7.26 kg)
Dimensions
7.22” L x 7.37” W x 6.01” H
Configuration
7P8S; 7 parallel cells x 8 series modules
Maintenance
2-year maintenance interval; offers 50 – 90% savings on maintenance costs
Useful Life
8 years (average)
Case
Anodized aluminum, blue
Certification
FAA TSO certified to C179a
ETSO certified to C179a
RTCA DO-311 qualified
RTCA DO-160G qualified
UNDOT/IATA qualified

Downloads

Product Flier
English

Installation Manual
IM 9018047

Technical Drawing
OL 6430017

Safety Data Sheet
SDS470

STCs
Beechcraft Bonanza A36
Robinson R44

Other Downloads
FAQ Brochure
Battery Comparison Chart

The Nanophosphate® Lithium-ion Advantage


Power

Superior power by weight or volume in a cost effective solution


Safety

Nanophosphate® is stable chemically, providing the foundation for safe systems


Life

Excellent calendar and cycle life with consistent performance over extended use


Energy

Higher useable energy means greater battery utilization and lower cost

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