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Aviation

TB40

Advanced Lithium-ion Battery

The TB40 lithium-ion aircraft battery offers on-condition maintenance and is configurable to meet the needs of each specific aircraft, including charge current limit, end-of-life capacity, minimum dispatch capacity and engine-start readiness. The intelligent battery systems communicate real-time, reliable and accurate state of charge and state of health. The TB40 weighs up to 60% less, and delivers more amps per pound, than any other battery. This translates into more power for engine starts, more energy for emergency and back-up power, ultra-fast recharge and much longer life. View all Products Request Pricing

Features

  • 40 amp-hour nominal at 23°C/73.4°F
  • Weighs 38.5 lbs. — up to 60% less than lead-acid and NiCad solutions
  • Advanced NanoPhosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry
  • Higher voltage during engine start — Less wear, less maintenance and increased useful life
  • Superior high-temperature and cold-weather performance from -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F)
  • More than 1 amp-hour per pound
  • Automatic internal heater
  • Overcharge, over-discharge, over-current, short circuit, over-temperature, under-temperature and charge current limiting protection
  • Built-in Test (BIT) Indicator communicates real-time state-of-charge and state-of-health
  • On-condition maintenance
  • Designed and built in Wichita, Kansas, USA
  • 2-year limited warranty

Specifications

  Product Comparison
Model Number TB40   TB20 TB30
Part Numbers 6430040-1 6430020-1 6430030-1
Capacity 40 amp-hour nominal
(at 23°C/73.4°F)
20 amp-hour nominal
(at 23°C/73.4°F)
30 amp-hour nominal
(at 23°C/73.4°F)
Charge Voltage 28 VDC nominal 28 VDC nominal 28 VDC nominal
Output Voltage 26.4 VDC nominal 26.4 VDC nominal 26.4 VDC nominal
Output Current 1120A continuous
(1500A max)
560A continuous
(960A max)
840A continuous
(1440A max)
Technology Advanced NanoPhosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry Advanced NanoPhosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry Advanced NanoPhosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry
Energy Density 60.5 Wh/Kg 58.2 Wh/Kg 61.3 Wh/Kg
Charge Current Limiting Programmable up to 4C or 10C unlimited Programmable up to 4C or 10C unlimited Programmable up to 4C or 10C unlimited
Operating Temperature -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F) -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F) -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F)
Weight 38.5 lbs. 20.0 lbs. 28.5 lbs.
Dimensions 9.1" L x 14.7" W x 8.8" H 9.1" L x 8.6" W x 8.8" H 12.5" L x 8.6" W x 8.8" H
Configuration 16P8S; 4 parallel x 8 in series x 4 8P8S; 4 parallel x 8 in series x 2 12P8S; 4 parallel x 8 in series x 3
Battery Life Expectancy 8 years (average) 8 years (average) 8 years (average)
Maintenance On-condition On-condition On-condition
Case Anodized aluminum, blue Anodized aluminum, blue Anodized aluminum, blue
Certification FAA TSO-C179b (pending)
RTCA DO-311A (pending)
RTCA DO-160G (pending)
RTCA DO-178C DALA (pending)
UNDOT/IATA (pending)
FAA TSO-C179b (pending)
RTCA DO-311A (pending)
RTCA DO-160G (pending)
RTCA DO-178C DALA (pending)
UNDOT/IATA (pending)
FAA TSO-C179b (pending)
RTCA DO-311A (pending)
RTCA DO-160G (pending)
RTCA DO-178C DALA (pending)
UNDOT/IATA (pending)

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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