Most electric skateboards on the market use lithium-ion batteries to power the skateboards due to the numerous advantages they offer. Lithium-ion batteries are high energy density, quick charging, and lightweight, they are well-suited for powering the high-torque motors used in electric skateboards. They can deliver the required current for rapid acceleration and hill climbing. While lithium batteries offer numerous advantages, they are not without their disadvantages. You should know about the essential safety guidelines for lithium-ion batteries to help you navigate these potential dangers effectively and ensure a secure experience on riding an electric skateboard.
Understanding the Lithium Battery in Uditer Electric Skateboard
The batteries for each Uditer electric skateboards are the 10S2P 18650 lithium-ion batteries, featuring a 42V charging voltage, 6.6A current, and 280Wh capacity. What sets Uditer Board apart is the user-friendly battery design---quick removable battery. This feature not only simplifies maintenance but also offers the convenience of carrying a spare battery for extended rides without hassle. 2 removable battery are equipped with each electric skateboard, extend each riding range and battery life.
Electric Skateboard Battery Safety Tips
• Charging Safety
1) Use the Right Charger
Always use the charger provided for your electric skateboard to charge your e-board or battery. Don't leave your battery alone or overnight while charging. Lithium batteries can be sensitive to overcharging or overheating, which can lead to reduced battery life and can be a potential safety hazard.
2) Charge Indoors and Avoid Overcharging
Charge your electric skateboard indoors in a dry area, away from extreme temperatures. Even though most modern chargers and electric skateboards have safety features to prevent overcharging, we still advise unplugging the charger once the battery is fully charged.
3) Regular Check the Battery
Always check the charger and charging cable for any signs of damage. If you notice any issues, replace them immediately.
• Riding Safety
1) Regular Inspections
Always check your electric skateboard for any loose connections, damaged wires, or signs of wear and tear before each ride,
2) Stay Within Range
Keep an eye on the range limitations of your electric skateboard. Pushing it beyond its limits can lead to battery depletion and an unexpected stop.
3) Temperature Awareness
Lithium batteries perform best within a certain temperature range, extremely cold or hot weather can affect battery efficiency. Whenever possible, don't ride the electric skateboard in extreme weather.
• Storage and Maintenance
1) Storage Conditions
If you're storing your electric skateboard for an extended period, make sure to charge the battery to around 50% capacity and store it in a cool, dry place. Make sure to charge the battery or electric skateboard every half a month.
2) Regular Use and Consult the Manual
Regularly ride your electric skateboard if the weather permits, keeping the battery active helps maintain its health. Always refer to the manufacturer's guidelines for specific maintenance instructions, including how to clean and care for the battery of your electric skateboard.
Charging safety, riding safety, proper storage and maintenance are essential for the battery safe and efficient. By following these essential lithium battery safety tips, you can enjoy your electric skateboard to the fullest while minimizing potential risks. Remember that safety should always be a priority, and staying informed about the function and maintenance of each accessory in your electric skateboard is a crucial step toward achieving a worry-free riding experience.