Summertime brings family vacations (holidays) and driving or flying long distances. Gas (petrol) prices are on the rise, so many people are rethinking the economies of personal electrical vehicles. Additionally, global logistics companies are adopting electric vans and trucks for local deliveries.
More EVs are driving the need for increased EV charging infrastructure. It’s common to see EV chargers in homes, shopping centers, gas or petrol stations or if office parks around the world. Yet, a broader view is needed. Electric vehicle storage equipment (EVSE) really includes panels, meters, chargers and in-vehicle power conversion.
In addition, EVs also offer an alternative to overloaded electricity grids. So called vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology enables the transfer of power from EVs to the grid during peak demand. As record temperatures engulf North America and Europe, supplying temporary power may to the grid may grow importance in the years to come.
High-Performance Interconnect for EVSE Infrastructure
For EVSE infrastructure, reliable and accessible solutions are needed to support long range mileage with fast and efficient, on-demand charging solutions. Samtec offers rugged and high-power solutions for reliable connectivity to support power conversion, thermal management and current or future EV needs.
In an upcoming webinar High-Performance Interconnect for EVSE Infrastructure, technical experts from Samtec will discuss rugged, high-power solutions for power distribution and conversion. Additionally, high-speed embedded computing systems need high-performance connectors used for power monitoring and metering.
Samtec Solutions for EVSE Infrastructure
From the grid and power distribution to monitoring and metering, reliable and accessible EVSE infrastructure is needed to support long range mileage with fast and efficient, on-demand charging solutions. Samtec interconnect is at the heart of the latest EVSE infrastructure.
On-board chargers convert AC to DC power for electric vehicles, but they also ensure a safe and efficient charge. By monitoring charging conditions and type, the on-board charger provides flexibility while ensuring reliable functionality. Samtec’s Micro Mate™ 1.00 mm pitch discrete wire systems provide a reliable connection with design flexibility to assist with power management inside the vehicle.
A wide variety of Samtec interconnect solutions are available to support EVSE infrastructure. Popular solutions include:
- mPower® Ultra Micro Power Interconnects
- Rugged Tiger Eye™ Systems
- Discrete Wire Systems
- Rugged One-Piece Interfaces