Electric vehicles (EVs) use batteries to store energy, which must be maintained in an optimal temperature range to operate efficiently and safely. EV cooling systems are responsible for keeping batteries at the proper temperature, and plastic pipes play an important role in this process.
Using plastic has several advantages over traditional metal tubes for EV cooling systems. First, plastic tubes have lower flow resistance. This means that refrigerant can flow more quickly and efficiently through plastic than metal, which helps to always keep batteries at the proper temperature.
Plastic is lighter than metal. This can help to reduce vehicle weight, which can improve performance and efficiency. Additionally, they are more resistant to corrosion and wear than metal tubes. This makes them more durable and reliable in harsh environments.
Plastic pipes manufacturers are constantly developing new products using innovative materials and designs to improve EV cooling systems. A key area of research is the development of plastic tubes with better thermal properties. This could help to improve the efficiency of the cooling system and reduce the risk of battery overheating. Plastic tubes are also becoming increasingly flexible. This could help vehicle manufacturers to design more compact cooling systems that are easier to install and assemble.
ILPEA is a leader in the manufacture of plastic tubes for EV applications, with a wide range of systems developed for EV cooling systems, including polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyamide (PA), and all types of thermoplastics.
ILPEA’s cooling systems offer several advantages, including:
- Low flow resistance
- Light weight
- Resistance to corrosion and wear
- Excellent thermal properties
ILPEA is constantly working to develop new products and processes to meet the changing needs of the market. We are committed with quality to offer our customers products that meet the highest standards of performance, safety, and recyclability.
Plastic tubes are an essential part of BEV thermal management systems. They offer a few advantages that can help to improve the efficiency and performance of EV cooling systems, as well as the lifetime of the vehicle.