In most of the guides of one equipment, you maybe find that it should be in accordance with the standard called UN Manual of Tests and Criteria Part III Subsection 38.3 ( also known as UN 38.3 Testing).
You must wonder what exactly it is.Today’s guide will enable you to have a detailed knowledge of it.Firstly, the UN 38.3 Testing Manual of Tests and Criteria
is a collection of criteria, test methods, and procedures.It is applied for the classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of the “United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations”.Besides, it also finds usage in identifying chemicals presenting physical hazards according to the “Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals” (GHS).This manual has been regularly updated and amended every two years.Since 01. January 2019 the 6. Revised edition of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Amendment 1 is valid.
You could find the revised editions of Amendment 1 under this link:https://www.unece.org/trans/areas-of-work/dangerous-goods/legal-instruments-and-recommendations/un-manual-of-tests-and-criteria/amend-to-rev6.html
Besides, if you want to find the English version of the UN 38.3 test manual, you could log in to the hyperlink as follows:https://www.unece.org/trans/areas-of-work/dangerous-goods/legal-instruments-and-recommendations/un-manual-of-tests-and-criteria/rev6-files.htmlUN 38.3 battery testing
I am gonna introducing is part III of this manual, which describes in subsection 38.3.It covers 8 test modules, which are also called T.1 to T.8 test:T1 – Altitude Simulation (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T2 – Thermal Test (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T3 – Vibration (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T4 – Shock (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T5 – External Short Circuit (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T6 – Impact (Primary and Secondary Cells)
T7 – Overcharge (Secondary Batteries)
T8 – Forced Discharge (Primary and Secondary Cells)