MET Labs has a dedicated Battery Testing Lab, with state-of-the-art Maccor battery analyzers and seasoned battery testing engineers. Trust MET to perform safety and environmental simulation testing of your Lead Acid, Lithium-based, Zinc-air, Aluminum-air, Sodium Sulfur, & Nickel-based batteries.

MET’s multifunction Maccor test systems (3mV – 15V, 2mA – 10A , 16 channels and 2V – 30V, 30mA – 150A, 2 channels) are fully automated and provide the highest level of accuracy and time resolution.

MET is a CTIA Authorized Test Lab that offers full scope CTIA accredited battery testing and certification services for:

  • IEEE 1625 Standard for Rechargeable Batteries for Multi-Cell Mobile Computing Devices
  • IEEE 1725 Rechargeable Batteries for Cellular Telephones

Additionally, MET has extensive experience with UN 38.3 and these standards:

  • GR-4228-CORE VRLA Battery String Certification Levels Based on Requirements for Safety and Performance
  • GR-3150-CORE Generic Requirements for Secondary Non-Aqueous Lithium Batteries
  • GR3168CORE, Generic Requirements for Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Battery Systems for Telecommunications Use
  • GR-3020-CORE Nickel Cadmium Batteries in the Outside Plant
  • IEC 61960 Secondary lithium cells and batteries for portable applications
  • IEC 61959 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes – Mechanical tests for sealed portable secondary cells and batteries
  • IEC 60896-11 Stationary lead-acid batteries – Part 11: Vented types – General requirements and methods of tests
  • IEC 60896-21 Stationary lead-acid batteries – Part 21: Valve regulated types – Methods of test
  • IEC 60896-22 Stationary lead-acid batteries – Part 22:Valve regulated types –Requirements
  • IEC 62133 Safety of Lithium Ion Batteries
  • SAE J2380 Vibration Testing of Electric Vehicle Batteries
  • UL 2054 Safety of Household and Commercial Batteries
  • UL 1642 Safety of Lithium Batteries
  • UN/DOT 38.3 Transportation Testing for Lithium Batteries
  • VZ.TPR.9802 Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) Battery Qualification Test Requirements

MET is qualified to test these battery criteria:


  • Short circuit
  • Abnormal charging
  • Abusive overcharge
  • Forced discharge
  • Limited power source


  • Crush
  • Impact
  • Shock
  • Vibration
  • Earthquake


  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Altitude
  • Fire propagation and projectile hazard
  • Immersion


  • Life Testing
  • Cycling Testing
  • Capacity Measurement
  • Charge Retention