Vehicle Cooling Systems

Electric Vehicle (EV) battery cooling systems are crucial for maintaining the optimal operating temperature of the battery, which in turn ensures the longevity and performance of the battery. There are two primary methods for cooling EV batteries: air cooling and liquid cooling.

Air Cooling: This method uses air to cool the battery and can be either passive or active. Passive air cooling uses air from the outdoors or from the cabin to cool or heat the battery. Active air cooling, on the other hand, gets its air intake from an air conditioner, which includes an evaporator and a heater to control the air’s temperature. It is more complex and expensive but provides better performance.

Liquid Cooling: This is the most popular cooling technology. It uses a liquid coolant such as water, a refrigerant, or ethylene glycol to cool the battery. The liquid goes through tubes, cold plates, or other components that surround the cells and carry heat to another location, such as a radiator or a heat exchanger. Some thermal management systems use a direct-contact medium such as oil or other dielectric liquids that are directly in contact with the cells.

These cooling systems are part of a larger Battery Thermal Management System (BTMS) that optimizes temperature management between components such as the battery, the HVAC system (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), the electric motor, and the inverter. When the motor heats up, for example, heat can be redirected into the cabin or the battery to make the best use of energy.

In conclusion, EV battery cooling systems play a vital role in ensuring the efficient operation and longevity of EV batteries. 

Metal Competencies are a company that is specialized in the production of efficient cooling systems and lines for electric vehicles (EV). Our cooling systems and pipes are made of high-quality materials that ensure the optimal temperature and pressure of EV batteries and motors. We offer a wide range of parts from certified productions that are necessary for the performance of modern EV & HEV.  Our expertise ranges from metallic fluid pipes to battery cooling plates. We work closely with our customers to develop customized solutions that meet their needs and expectations. We are proud that our cooling systems and lines improve the performance, safety and longevity of EV components while reducing environmental impact. We are an innovative and responsible company that constantly strives to improve the quality of our products and services. We are your reliable partner for cooling systems and lines for EV.


 Metal Competencies supports you in building:

  • Cooling Systems for
  • Air & Liquid Cooling

FLUID CARRYING: Pipe Modules for various applications

  • bended (and hydroformed) stainless steel and aluminium tubes assembled modules with rubber hoses and couplings
  • aluminium alloys (6 series, 31XX, etc.)
  • stainless steels
  • integrated hole punching in hydroforming
  • laser cut shapes and holes
  • laser welded / brazed 
  • leakage tested assembled modules
  • Highest cleanliness requirements
If you are looking for a reliable partner with development competences in the heart of Europe and production sites in Austria and BIH, we are ready to get you started. Please feel free to contact us so we can talk about producing the highest quality parts available on the markets today.

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