Thermal Management

With over thirty years of experience, Etteplan is a trusted leader in testing and optimizing heating and cooling systems across various industries. While our main focus is the automotive sector, we also provide tests and support for other industries and home applications. Our expertise in thermal management has been honed through years of experience working with legislation and electrification driving the need for precise temperature control.

Precision cooling and heating for modern vehicles 

In thermal management, modern batteries and hybrid electrical vehicles require precise cooling and heating of different components at varying temperatures and heat transfer rates. At Etteplan, our laboratory is equipped to support you and your company with comprehensive testing in this regard. 

Our resources and what we offer 

We offer testing of complete thermal management systems and separate components within these systems. Types of tests on complete thermal management systems for automotive applications include: 

  • Cooling capacity 
  • Heating capacity 
  • Efficiency/COP (Coefficient of Performance) 
  • Refrigerant charge determination 
  • Refrigerant/Oil circulation (OCR), etc. 
  • Controllability, mappings, etc. 

Types of tests on separate components include: 

  • Heat exchanger performance and heat transfer 
  • Pressure drops 
  • Efficiency/performance of fans, pumps, and compressors 

In addition to testing, we also have the capabilities to manufacture certain components in-house and instrument test objects for climate expeditions. 

Our state-of-the-art facilities 

At Etteplan, we have three "state of the art" test benches for complete system tests, as well as a number of standalone test benches for component tests. Our facilities also include temperature aging and cycling test equipment to ensure comprehensive evaluations. 

Highly skilled personnel 

Our thermal management experts have all worked several years in the area and are highly skilled in building, testing, and analyzing thermal management systems and components.  

An independent partner 

As one of the few independent laboratories in Thermal Management, our test results are unbiased and independent from the supplier of the tested systems and components. This allows us to offer objective comparisons between different solutions and suppliers. 

Flexibility in testing unique components 

Our laboratory equipment and test benches are built in a flexible and modular way, enabling us to perform tests even on unique components and systems. We understand that every project is different, and we strive to meet your specific needs. 

A complete supplier of thermal management services 

Etteplan offers a wide range of services in the field of Thermal Management. Our offerings include testing, design, project management, technical documentation, review of components and designs, manufacturing prototypes, and more. Whatever your thermal management needs may be you can rely on Etteplan for comprehensive support. 

You are welcome to contact Etteplan with your request for testing or other Thermal Management services. Our team of experts is ready to assist you in achieving optimal thermal control and efficiency. 

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Petter Eriksson

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