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Old 11-04-2015, 07:28 PM   #2288 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by e*clipse View Post
- How about pre-chilling a big aluminum chunk? Just stick it in the freezer for a while, then quick bolt it to a spreader plate for the test.

- I'm curious about this 'cause I want to try pre-cooling the battery pack. There's a HUGE mass/thermal mass in a battery pack.

- E*clipse
The biggest chunk of aluminum I have is the base of the Renault/Better Place pack .. but I don't think there is enough flat surface to mount to the controllers.

I'll see what I have kicking around. And if it fits in my freezer

If it's too big for the freezer, outside is 35 - 45F right now. That should be cold enough to pre-chill, depending on how big it is.
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