US 9,812,682 B2
Battery pack and industrial vehicle
Kazuki Maeda, Kariya (JP); Takayuki Kato, Kariya (JP); Shintaro Watanabe, Kariya (JP); Hidefumi Oishi, Kariya (JP); Takashi Sakai, Kariya (JP); Yuki Chujo, Kariya (JP); Hiromi Ueda, Kariya (JP); Naoto Morisaku, Kariya (JP); and Atsushi Yamaguchi, Kariya (JP)
Assigned to KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI, Aichi-Ken (JP)
Appl. No. 14/650,472
Filed by KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI, Aichi-ken (JP)
PCT Filed Dec. 5, 2013, PCT No. PCT/JP2013/082720
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 8, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/092000, PCT Pub. Date Jun. 19, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 2012-273570 (JP), filed on Dec. 14, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2015/0318523 A1, Nov. 5, 2015
Int. Cl. H02J 7/00 (2006.01); H02J 7/14 (2006.01); H01M 2/10 (2006.01); B66F 9/24 (2006.01); B66F 9/075 (2006.01); H01M 10/46 (2006.01); B60L 11/18 (2006.01); H01M 10/625 (2014.01); H01M 10/613 (2014.01); H01M 10/6562 (2014.01); H01M 10/6555 (2014.01); H01M 10/667 (2014.01)
CPC H01M 2/1077 (2013.01) [B60L 11/1803 (2013.01); B60L 11/1864 (2013.01); B60L 11/1874 (2013.01); B60L 11/1877 (2013.01); B60L 11/1879 (2013.01); B66F 9/07554 (2013.01); B66F 9/24 (2013.01); H01M 2/1083 (2013.01); H01M 10/46 (2013.01); H01M 10/613 (2015.04); H01M 10/625 (2015.04); H01M 10/6562 (2015.04); B60L 2200/42 (2013.01); H01M 10/6555 (2015.04); H01M 10/667 (2015.04); H01M 2220/20 (2013.01); Y02P 90/60 (2015.11); Y02T 10/7005 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7061 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A battery pack comprising:
a first battery module including a plurality of rechargeable batteries;
a first electronic component configured to charge and discharge the rechargeable batteries; and
an installation body made of metal and including:
an extending portion, which extends in a vertical direction; and
a placing portion, which projects from the extending portion in a direction crossing the vertical direction, wherein
at least one of the first battery module and the first electronic component is installed on and thermally coupled to the extending portion and a surface of the at least one of the first battery module and the first electronic component that faces downward in the vertical direction is placed on and thermally coupled to a surface of the placing portion that faces upward in the vertical direction,
at least one of a second battery module and a second electronic component is arranged at an underside in the vertical direction of the placing portion and is joined to the extending portion,
the placing portion is vertically spaced from the at least one of the second battery module and the second electronic component, and
the extending portion and the placing portion are integral.