CSA Group Tour and Workshop @ Energy Storage STUDIO Conference

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (includes time in transit)

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(Select the free tour during  conference registration, limited to 50 people)

Final registration list to be confirmed by CSA Group

Join CSA Group for a tour of their Cleveland, Ohio laboratory. This 54,000-square foot lab has the capabilities to test a variety of products including, batteries, appliances, plumbing, gas accessories, industrial products and consumer products. Recently, 4,000 square feet of laboratory space has been added to accommodate hazardous locations testing, complete with explosion-proof and gas detection capabilities, a state of the art battery testing lab, a high force lab and a CNG fuel dispenser lab with impulse testing.

Schedule of Events

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.   Bus transit from downtown Cleveland to CSA Group
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Two tour sessions
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Reconvene and coffee break
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.   Workshop on meeting energy storage compliance requirements with working lunch (CSA-supplied brown bag/boxed lunch)
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Bus transit from CSA Group back to downtown Cleveland

Additional Information about Tour and Facilities

Battery & Energy Storage Laboratory Capabilities

This state-of-the-art energy storage laboratory is equipped to test primary and secondary batteries, helping ensure batteries and energy storage technologies meet performance, reliability and safety criteria. From lithium-ion batteries in consumer electronics to power tool battery packs and electric transportation batteries in drones and forklifts, our testing capabilities include:

  • Vibration & shock
  • Crush, impact & nail penetration
  • Short circuit & overcharge
  • Environmental
  • Performance

Your guided tour of the Cleveland campus can include stops at the following areas:

  • Safety certification - a variety of tests can be performed on plumbing, electrical, fuel burning products, including an overview of our flammable vapor ignition resistance and fire containment chamber
  • Energy efficiency testing - demonstrated on appliances & plumbing products
  • Product evaluations - including an overview of our custom designed high force laboratory and our 3D scanning capabilities
  • Environmental testing - temperature, humidity, rain and wind
  • Hazardous locations testing - including an overview of our state-of-the-art explosion chamber

About CSA Group Global Solutions

With over 35 offices around the world, CSA Group offers you global solutions for product testing & certification that help streamline your access to markets in North America and around the world. By choosing to work with CSA Group, you will benefit from our high level of technical expertise that comes from not only testing products but developing the standards they are tested against.