Why is it so important to buy bicycles with UL certified batteries ?
The last thing you want when if you’ve purchased an electric bike is for it to catch your house and the rest of your belongings on fire. That’s why Bosch UL Certifies each and every one of its electric bike batteries, motors, and anything else it puts out into the world. UL Certification is a rigorous testing process for electrical products in the US. You should really only be buying electronics that are UL tested and certified. Find out why in this video!
NBDA Super Webinar Special Report Series: E-Bikes and Retailer Best Practices – Part 3 Recent news in both trade and consumer publications around e-bikes risk and safety have prompted attention on the classification of bicycles and lithium-ion batteries. In response to the amount of data, the NBDA has teamed up with experts to offer a 4-part SuperWebinar series boiling down the information to outline retailer best practices regarding e-bikes. Part 3 – Technical Details: UL 2849 and What You, the Retailer, Needs to Know. UL 2849 –The ANSI-accredited national safety standard for electrical systems for E-bikes, covers safety requirements of E-bikes powered by lithium or other rechargeable batteries. It provides requirements with respect to the following: – The electrical drive train system – The battery system – The charger system combination – Interconnecting wiring – E-bike power inlet Third party certification is conducted according to the national safety standard by UL or ISO 17065 accredited certification organization (CO).
Safety standardization for e-bikes is an important and emerging topic to ensure consumer, supplier and mechanic well-being. Ibrahim Jilani, product safety director of consumer technology at UL, joins us to describe their collaboration with the e-bike industry and the resulting UL 2849 standard.
During this webinar, we cover the new UL 2849 complete e-bike system standard and its implications for the e-bike industry.
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