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Press Releases from Isabellenhütte Heusler GmbH & Co. KG (33 total)

Isabellenhütte receives type examination certification from PTB Braunschweig

As a specialist for shunt measurement technology, Isabellenhütte presents the first shunt-based, calibration law-compliant DC energy reference meter IEM-DCC-500 for charging infrastructure following the successful completion of the type examination. The DC meters are now available for purchase by manufacturers of charging stations and can be integrated into the designs of their applications. The basis of the type examination certification was the successfully conducted metrological measurement series (accuracy class B), the…

New FMx shunt family: Small and low-ohmic

Isabellenhütte has developed a new range of precision resistors in standard sizes with resistances ranging from 1 to 6 mOhm for applications which require small and low-ohmic shunts. In terms of their construction, the components are also less complex than the current ISA-PLAN®resistance families. And yet, they offer the same performance quality: very good long-term stability, a low temperature coefficient, and low thermoelectric voltages. With the FMx shunt family, Isabellenhütte has…

BAX shunt: High-performance component for electric vehicles

Electromobility is steadily gaining ground in the automotive industry, and its relevance is increasing accordingly. With the presentation of its new BAX shunt, Isabellenhütte is now taking due account of the requirements that this trend is imposing on components for high-power battery management systems. In the last year, demand for high-performance shunts for use in electric vehicles has skyrocketed. This is down to the pace of development in the electromobility sector.…

Isabellenhütte provides convenient shunt solution for current measurement in e- …

The unique feature of the new BAC shunt from Isabellenhütte is the small circuit board attached to the shunt. The board includes a connector for an easy connection of the measurement connection. Users are ensured a reliable measurement of signals and are spared an additional process step during production. The concept of this innovative precision resistor allows for a much more flexible and efficient signal transmission than with conventional shunts.…

Half-Heusler waste heat conversion reduces CO2 emissions of cars

In the energy debate about CO2 reduction, Hesse’s oldest industrial company, Isabellenhütte, is now making a promising contribution that is about ready to launch on the market. The basic idea: generate electricity from unused waste heat. The technology uses a new class of thermoelectric material to achieve this. The aim of the technology is, for example, to save up to 4% CO2 emissions when used in a car. Together with several…

Isabellenhüttes IVT-S measures current in the Fraunhofer development platform f …

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology (IISB), Erlangen, is using Isabellenhütte’s shunt-based management system IVT-S for precision current measurement in battery management systems in its foxBMS development platform. The Isabellenhütte IVT series offers precise, temperature-compensated current and voltage measurement in a single component. Isabellenhütte's IVT systems are mainly used in the rapidly growing market for lithium-ion traction batteries and can be found in electric cars, electric trucks, electric…

Webinar “IPC-Series by ISAscale® - The next step in phase current measurement …

Isabellenhütte webinar presents new standard in shunt-based phase current measurement Dillenburg - On 7 June 2017, Isabellenhütte’s current measurement experts will again offer the successful webinar on shunt-based phase current measurement – this time in English – and show how the new shunt-based IPC series avoids the interference to current measurement caused by magnetic fields in the past. In the webinar, Isabellenhütte will demonstrate the performance range of the IPC…

Isabellenhütte presents enhanced measurement system from the IVT series

With its newly developed, shunt-based IVT-S measurement technology, Isabellenhütte is responding to the market, which now favours specified functions in current measurement systems. The main focus is on achieving dielectric strength that is as high as possible in line with the intended application. High dielectric strength must be guaranteed in battery-powered vehicles, for example. To this end, Isabellenhütte is now introducing the IVT-S. The measurement system has a maximum dielectric strength…

Isabellenhütte presents for the first time at the CODICO workshop tour

The first workshop tour of Isabellenhütte’s sales partner CODICO took place in September in Poland and the Czech Republic. CODICO was responsible for organising the events, which were geared in particular towards hardware developers, technicians and buyers from the automotive and industrial technology sectors. The objective was twofold: to share knowledge with customers and interested parties, and to provide information on product innovations and technologies from Isabellenhütte, which the sales…

Isabellenhütte launches new measurement technology product

The latest product development in measurement technology from Isabellenhütte is a compact current measuring module. The shunt-based ICD-A system has a sealed six-pole MCON connector, which is commonly used in the automotive industry. It protects the signal and power transmission from external influences. With transmission rates of up to 1 Mbit/s, the connection provides digitised data in CAN bus 2.0 format, and ensures a high level of measurement precision for…

Isabellenhütte presents new development at WIRE

Wires with high electrical conductivity as well as high tensile strength properties are required for certain tasks. Because their mechanical strength is too low, pure copper wires, the best of all industrially used conductors, are not usually suited for these applications. However, ISA-CON® wires, which combine both properties in an optimal manner, are ideally suited. ISA-CON® wires The brand designation stands for copper-based alloys that have been developed by Isabellenhütte, one of…

New Isabellenhütte ILF for SMD mount with analogue voltage output

Measurement technology specialist Isabellenhütte has developed a current sensor in the low-amperage range. The new ILF current sensor covers a measurement range of up to 60 amperes and displays the flowing current via the corresponding voltage value on the analogue output. Thanks to its compact IC housing, the ILF current sensor is ideal for SMD mounting. The new ILF is primarily suited for use in frequency converters for industrial applications…

Codico joins Isabellenhütte’s network of distribution partners, which is focu …

From 1 January 2015, Isabellenhütte will strengthen its network of component distributors by including Codico (The Component Distributing Company). The distributor will take responsibility for design-in sales of industrial precision and high-performance resistors manufactured by Isabellenhütte. Codico will complement Isabellenhütte’s existing network of distributors and representatives, with responsibility for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, parts of Italy, France, the Netherlands and a particular focus on Eastern Europe. The company, which is based in…

New distribution strategy at Isabellenhütte Heusler

Isabellenhütte is one of the world’s leading providers of precision and high-performance low ohmic resistors. Its products that meet the requirements of the AEC-Q200 specifications, thanks to their small size and high performance, are used in numerous applications in the automotive industry. Now the company has decided to reorganise and expand the distribution of its components. The Power & Signal Group is an important element of the new distribution network.…

PCIM 2014: Isabellenhütte presents a family of resistors with gold-plated conta …

Isabellenhütte presents the VMx-A, a member of the VMx precision resistor family with gold-plated contacts. The established and gold-plated series have very high pulse-load capacities and outstanding long-term stability. The VMx-A versions of the resistors are not just suitable for component mounting by means of reflow and IR soldering, they can also be mounted with conductive adhesive. The advantage of the gold-plating is that it allows models such as the…

Custom non-ferrous metal alloys at Isabellenhütte

Isabellenhütte Heusler GmbH & Co. KG makes a wide range of metal alloys according to customer requirements at its test centre. The Isabellenhütte test centre is designed to produce small quantities of alloys for use in development processes, prototypes and special applications. The company’s engineers are capable of producing batch weights of 100 g to 25 kg. The test centre allows for melting in a variety of atmospheres or in…

Isabellenhütte presents new Noventin alloy at Wire 2014

Isabellenhütte has developed the high-precision resistance alloy Noventin based on a copper-manganese alloy. With a resistivity of 90 µΩcm, Noventin features a resistivity unlike any offered before that is exactly between the Isaohm (133 µΩcm) and Manganin (43 µΩcm) alloys. As a result, Noventin offers users an even more targeted selection of high-precision resistance alloys. The new development offers the benefits of resistivity with a low temperature dependence (± 20…

ICB-M current sensor with integrated redundancy for high-voltage batteries in el …

Compact size, clear cost savings and high-precision, redundant current measurement for consistently efficient energy control – the new ICB-M current sensor from Isabellenhütte satisfies the key battery management criteria for future-proof vehicle design. Using its many years of experience in battery management for electric and hybrid vehicles, Isabellenhütte has developed this current measurement system for batteries in alternative drive concepts. The new ICB-M features two mutually independent measurement channels, which…

The BVN precision resistor uses 25 per cent less space and is ideal for installa …

Isabellenhütte has added the new BVN four-terminal resistor to its measuring resistor range. It is exceptional due to its small size of between 3.3 and 4 millimetres plus its extremely low temperature coefficient of less than 50 ppm/K. “It is difficult to produce low-ohmic resistors with values of less than 1 mOhm that also have good temperature coefficients. The BVN has achieved it – together with a size that is…

Isabellenhütte presents joint project with I+ME Actia at PCIM

Isabellenhütte is a leader in the development of precise shunt-based measurement technologies. The new “IB4” battery management system is designed for four-cell lithium ion batteries with individual cell voltages of up to 5V, and was developed in cooperation with the company’s Braunschweig-based development partner I+ME Actia. It features 300 A current measurement, 1,000 A pulse and highly precise resolution of 10 mA, as well as a low measurement error range…

Isabellenhütte unveils new phase current measurement module with brand-new comp …

Isabellenhütte has unveiled its new IPC Modular measurement module for phase current measurement with enhanced components at the PCIM Europe international conference in Nuremberg. The new device can reduce the total IPC costs considerably. One of the factors behind the reduction in costs is the brand-new delta-sigma (∆Σ) modulator. This was available in previous models, but now Isabellenhütte is using a new variation for analogue/digital conversion that offers additional functions.…

IPC Modular deployed in wind turbines, hybrid and electric cars

At this year’s electronica trade fair, Isabellenhütte is presenting its IPC Modular current measurement module for shunt-based phase current. Thanks to its compact dimensions (L/W/H: 46 mm/40.5 mm/21 mm), its high 16-bit resolution, and high-speed current measuring capacity of up to 20 Mbit/s (without filter), the module is designed to be used as control units for all manner of heavy-duty electrical drives. The IPC Modular is suitable for general industrial…

Isabellenhütte from Hesse establishes subsidiary in Japan

Isabellenhütte Heusler GmbH & Co. KG, the leading global manufacturer of low-ohmic precision and power resistors, has been increasing its presence in Japan since the beginning of 2012. The subsidiary Isabellenhuette Kabushi Kaisha (IH-KK) operates from Nihonbashi, one of Tokyo’s oldest business districts. IH-KK organises the sales of Isabellenhütte’s components and measurement products as well as the product sales for three trading partners of large Japanese companies, including Hitachi. IH-KK…

Isabellenhütte to present modular battery measurement system at eCarTec

Charge and discharge cycles have an impact on the longevity of lithium ion batteries used in electric vehicles and the ultracapacitors used for energy storage in photovoltaic systems. For this reason, it is necessary for battery safety and longevity to be able to establish the state of charge (SoC) and the state of function (SoF). Isabellenhütte has a solution to this challenge in the form of the tried-and-trusted IVT sensor…

A new generation takes the reins: Isabellenhütte Heusler has new overall head o …

Over the past three decades, Isabellenhütte Heusler has gone through a process of fundamental change. The company based in Dillenburg, Germany, has evolved from a supplier of semi-finished products into a globally active company whose thermoelectric and resistance alloys, low-ohmic precision and power resistors, and current, voltage and temperature measurement systems are in demand worldwide. Dr Ullrich Hetzler, head of research and development at our company for many years, retired…

Isabellenhütte provides Formula 1 teams with controlled means of acceleration

Nine top teams are using the IVT-F current sensor made by Isabellenhütte Heusler GmbH & Co. KG, Hesse, Germany, during the 2012 Formula 1 season, which will start on March 18th in Melbourne, Australia. The module has been integrated in the so-called E-KER systems: E-KERS is an Electric Kinetic Energy Recovery System that was used for the first time in 2009 and which was integrated in Formula 1 cars again…

Isabellenhütte Heusler convinces automotive suppliers

LED technology is becoming an increasingly popular choice for lighting up the headlights of modern cars as well as their displays and cockpits. Special resistors are necessary to make the diodes work properly. LED (light emitting diode) technology provides automotive suppliers with a challenge: The rear part of the light unit leaves only little space for installation and the law requires a minimum brightness level. On top of that, LED chains…

Isabellenhütte wins case at Germany's Supreme Court

In December 2010, Germany's Federal Supreme Court found in favour of Dillenburg based Isabellenhütte Heusler GmbH & Co. KG in its legal dispute with TT electronics GmbH from Freising, near Munich and part of the TT company. Legal proceedings started in 2005 and were heard by several different courts before reaching the country's Supreme Court. In 2009, Karlsruhe's higher regional court found in favour of Isabellenhütte in its long-running patent…

VLx – New product range featuring long side termination for high performance o …

Isabellenhütte is launching the VLx resistor series, resistors with unmatched performance. Reversing the length to width ratio resulted in expanding the resistance range to extremely low values (i. e. 1mOhm in size 0612) and enabled other remarkable improvements. The larger soldering and contact pads are increasing the mechanical stability of the solder joints during temperature and power cycling and guaranty at the same time a much better heat flow into…

Isabellenhütte Heusler and austriamicrosystems enter into cooperation agreement

Isabellenhütte is one of the pioneers in current and voltage measurement of 12 V vehicle batteries. In 2002, the company introduced the ISA-ASIC, the world’s first all-in-one measuring system for current, voltage and temperature for electronic battery management. Together with the Austrian company austriamicrosystems, which is an international leader in the field of design and production of high-performance analogue ICs, the company has produced numerous ICs for 12 V vehicle…

IAS: Analogue Current Sensor for High-Side Shunt-based Current Monitoring

At the Sensor+Test fair in Nuremberg, Isabellenhütte unveiled its precision current sensor with analogue voltage output. The new sensor, the IAS, does not require a digital interface or digital converter, reducing size and costs – an important benefit for users in many different fields (e.g. automotive applications, energy management systems and general current sensing applications). The choice of used shunts ranges from 0.1 to 1 mOhm, meaning the measurement area…

IPC Series: isolated current measurement modules for phase current measurement w …

Isabellenhütte is presenting the IPC series of current measurement modules for the motor phase current on measurement shunt basis at the PCIM and Sensor+Test trade fairs. The modules were designed to control electric high-performance motion control units of all types. The data acquisition runs at sampling rates from 10 to 300 kHz. A programmable sampling delay time triggered with an external signal is supported. The modules also supply a fast…

Space-saving current and voltage measurement devices for hybrid and electric veh …

Lithium-ion battery charging and discharging periods pose a great challenge for current and voltage measurement. At electronica, Isabellenhütte Heusler is presenting a sensor module (IMC) tailored to these needs. It can be completely configured according to customer requirements. For use in hybrid and electric vehicles, precision and component size are crucial factors. The small, and therefore space-saving, IMC (shunt: 20 x 85 mm, board 20 x 40 mm) can perform…

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