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Anton Beck - Battery Product Manager

Anton Beck - Battery Product Manager
Anton came to Epec with over 25 years of electronics manufacturing experience. His background includes all manufacturing processes from design to fabrication. Anton is consistently focused on developing our Battery Design and Manufacturing infrastructure, to continually improve our value added supply chain organization. Anton's responsibilities include overseeing our design team, product/prototype development, tooling and test processes, regulatory/approval management and sub-component supply chain to ensure Epec's world class standards to our customers are maintained. Anton oversees hundreds of custom battery pack design projects which include everything from primary and secondary chemistries to include, alkaline, NiMH, NiCd, primary lithium, and the latest lithium-ion or lithium-polymer batteries. He has extensive experience with medical devices, UL/CE, UN DOT, and military power electronics applications.

Recent Posts


What Is The Shelf Life Of A Rechargeable NiMH Battery?

Written by Anton Beck - Battery Product Manager
Posted on April 1, 2014 at 3:22 PM

The shelf life of a rechargeable NiMH battery will vary depending on the storage temperature and the size of any attached load. The battery shelf life will also vary by manufacturer. Panasonic recommends the following for their NiMH battery cells.

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How A Battery Pack Fuel Gauge Impacts Cost

Written by Anton Beck - Battery Product Manager
Posted on February 14, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Determining the cost of a battery pack with fuel gauge technology will vary depending on the accuracy of the battery fuel gauge required. The overall size of the battery pack will also have an effect on the final cost. For example, if a high-accuracy gauge is required on a small multi-cell battery, it could potentially double the cost. The good news is that the cost of battery cells become relatively small when factoring in the added value received from implementing a fuel gauge.

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Battery Pack Development Timeline: Concept Through Production

Written by Anton Beck - Battery Product Manager
Posted on October 21, 2013 at 10:37 AM

This is a brief overview of how our custom battery pack development process works here at Epec. The actual completion time of the development of a custom battery pack will vary depending on the requirements of the application itself. Understanding each of the necessary stages and length estimates of concept through production will help you become prepared leading up to development.

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