Patents by Inventor Eun-Gyu SHIN

Eun-Gyu SHIN has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240047783
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a battery cell stack formed by a plurality of stacked battery cells, a battery module housing configured to wrap the other outer surfaces of the battery cell stack excluding a first surface and a second surface, from which electrode leads protrude, a water tank configured to supply a coolant to the battery cell or the battery module housing, and a battery pack case configured to receive a plurality of battery module housings. The battery pack case includes a pack case space portion located adjacent to the first surface and a crossbeam located adjacent to the second surface, whereby, when fire breaks out in the battery cell, it is possible to rapidly and accurately prevent spread of flames of the ignited battery cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Yong PARK, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Kyung Woo KIM
  • Patent number: 11870094
    Abstract: A battery module has a reduced risk of secondary fire or explosion. The battery module includes at least two cell assemblies including a plurality of secondary batteries, a module housing having a gas passage on at least one of left side or right side of the cell assembly for circulation of gas generated from the cell assembly, and a flame retardant plate including a body interposed between the at least two cell assemblies, and a flame barrier extending in a left-right direction from at least one of left end or right end of the body and disposed in part of the gas passage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-Gyu Shin, Jeong-O Mun, Jae-Min Yoo, Yoon-Koo Lee, Yong-Seok Choi, Jee-Soon Choi
  • Publication number: 20230420797
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery cell stacks, each battery cell stack including a plurality of battery cells; a battery pack case configured to receive the plurality of battery cell stacks, wherein the battery pack case includes a pack case space portion located adjacent to a first side of a first battery cell stack; and a beam located adjacent to a second side of the first battery cell stack; the battery pack case being hollow and configured to store a coolant; and an outlet in the battery pack case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2023
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Yong PARK, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Kyung Woo KIM
  • Patent number: 11848431
    Abstract: Discussed is a battery module including a plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries arranged in parallel to each other, each pouch type secondary battery comprising an electrode assembly, a receiving portion configured to receive the electrode assembly and a pouch exterior, a cooling plate arranged under the plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries to accommodate the plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries, and a thermally conductive adhesive between the plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries and the cooling plate. The cooling plate includes a first recess to receive a portion of the pouch exterior and a second recess to receive a portion of the thermally conductive adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-Gyu Shin, Jeong-O Mun, Dal-Mo Kang, Mi-Geum Choi
  • Publication number: 20230335856
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a battery module configured to receive a plurality of battery cells, a battery pack case configured to receive two or more battery modules, and a heat sink located under the battery modules, wherein each of the battery modules includes a plurality of battery cells, a water tank located above the plurality of battery cells, and a module case configured to receive the plurality of battery cells and the water tank. When fire breaks out in the battery cell, it is possible to rapidly and accurately prevent spread of flames of the ignited battery cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Woo KIM, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Jin Yong PARK
  • Patent number: 11764447
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules arranged along at least one direction, a resistor connected to an abnormal battery module that operates abnormally among the battery modules to absorb energy, an event detector provided to detect the abnormal battery module, a switch to connect or disconnect each of the battery modules to/from the resistor to selectively form a closed circuit, and a controller to receive information from the event detector and control the switch to form a current path between the abnormal battery module and the resistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-Gyu Shin, Jeong-O Mun, Jae-Min Yoo, Yoon-Koo Lee
  • Publication number: 20230291064
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells; and a module case accommodating the plurality of battery cells, wherein the module case include an upper plate positioned on the plurality of battery cells and a lower plate positioned below the plurality of battery cells, each having a channel in which a coolant flows, the upper plate and the lower plate include a melting spot which melts when heated in a first plate in contact with the plurality of battery cells, and the upper plate includes a vent hole and a first sealing cap in a second plate which faces the first plate, the vent hole through which gas is forced out, and the first sealing cap configured to seal the vent hole and made of a thermomeltable material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Seung-Joon KIM, Eun-Gyu SHIN, Jae-Min YOO, Young-Bum CHO
  • Publication number: 20230253690
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a battery module housing configured to receive a plurality of battery cells, a battery pack case configured to receive one or more of battery module housings, and a water tank located on one surface of each of the battery module housings, the water tank being configured to receive a coolant, wherein the battery module housing is configured to wrap outer surfaces of the plurality of battery cells. In a battery pack including a plurality of battery modules, it is possible to prevent thermal spread between adjacent battery modules when fire breaks out in a battery cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Woo KIM, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Jin Yong PARK
  • Publication number: 20230249017
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a battery module housing configured to receive a plurality of battery cells, a battery pack case configured to receive one or more of battery module housings, and a water tank located on one surface of each of the battery module housings, the water tank being configured to receive a coolant, wherein at least a portion of the surface of the battery module housing that faces the water tank is open, whereby, when fire breaks out in the battery cell, it is possible to rapidly and accurately prevent spread of flames of the ignited battery cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Woo KIM, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Jin Yong PARK
  • Publication number: 20230246291
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a battery pack case configured to receive one or more battery modules and a heat sink located above the battery modules, wherein each of the battery modules includes a plurality of battery cells, a water tank located above the plurality of battery cells, and a module case configured to receive the plurality of battery cells and the water tank, whereby, when fire breaks out in the battery cell, it is possible to rapidly and accurately prevent spread of flames of the ignited battery cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Woo KIM, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Jin Yong PARK
  • Publication number: 20230246292
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a battery module housing configured to receive a plurality of battery cells, a battery pack case configured to receive one or more battery module housings, a water tank located above the battery module housings, and a heat sink located under the battery module housings. The battery module housing is configured to wrap the plurality of battery cells. In a battery pack including a plurality of battery modules, it is possible to prevent thermal spread between adjacent battery modules when fire breaks out in a battery cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Woo KIM, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Jin Yong PARK
  • Publication number: 20230238608
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a battery module housing configured to receive a plurality of battery cells, a battery pack case configured to receive one or more of battery module housings, a water tank located above the battery module housings, and a heat sink located under the battery module housings. At least a portion of the surface of the battery module housing that faces the water tank is open, whereby, when fire breaks out in the battery cell, it is possible to rapidly and accurately prevent spread of flames of the ignited battery cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Woo KIM, Young Bum CHO, Jeong Oh MOON, Hyeon Ki YUN, Eun Gyu SHIN, Ho June CHI, Jin Yong PARK
  • Publication number: 20230223615
    Abstract: A battery module housing includes a top plate and a bottom plate forming an upper wall and a lower wall, respectively, and a first side plate and a second side plate forming side walls, respectively, the battery module housing having a rectangular tube shape provided to accommodate battery cells in an inner space thereof, wherein the battery module housing has four bonding portions each including an adhesive along a longitudinal direction, the bonding portions located at two sites between opposing side edges of the top plate and top surfaces of the first side plate and second side plate, respectively, and at two sites between opposing side edges of the bottom plate and bottom surfaces of the first side plate and second side plate, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Applicant: LG Energy Solution, Ltd.
    Inventors: Eun-Gyu Shin, Dal-Mo Kang, Jeong-O Mun, Yoon-Koo Lee
  • Publication number: 20230123282
    Abstract: A battery module prevents a fire from increasing in size and prevents electrical short circuits due to dew condensation in case of a fire. A battery module for achieving the object as described above includes a cell assembly having a plurality of battery cells, a front cover including an upper wall, a lower wall, a left wall, and a right wall, which form an inner space, and a module case accommodating the cell assembly in the inner space, coupled to the front cover, and provided with a cover portion that has a portion protruding to face at least one of the upper wall, the lower wall, the left wall, and the right wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2021
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-Min YOO, Seung-Joon KIM, Eun-Gyu SHIN, Young-Bum CHO
  • Publication number: 20230109938
    Abstract: Discussed is a battery module including a plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries arranged in parallel to each other, each pouch type secondary battery comprising an electrode assembly, a receiving portion configured to receive the electrode assembly and a pouch exterior, a cooling plate arranged under the plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries to accommodate the plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries, and a thermally conductive adhesive between the plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries and the cooling plate. The cooling plate includes a first recess to receive a portion of the pouch exterior and a second recess to receive a portion of the thermally conductive adhesive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-Gyu SHIN, Jeong-O MUN, Dal-Mo KANG, Mi-Geum CHOI
  • Patent number: 11611125
    Abstract: A battery module housing includes a top plate and a bottom plate forming an upper wall and a lower wall, respectively, and a first side plate and a second side plate forming side walls, respectively, the battery module housing having a rectangular tube shape provided to accommodate battery cells in an inner space thereof, wherein the battery module housing has four bonding portions each including an adhesive along a longitudinal direction, the bonding portions located at two sites between opposing side edges of the top plate and top surfaces of the first side plate and second side plate, respectively, and at two sites between opposing side edges of the bottom plate and bottom surfaces of the first side plate and second side plate, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Inventors: Eun-Gyu Shin, Dal-Mo Kang, Jeong-O Mun, Yoon-Koo Lee
  • Publication number: 20230082942
    Abstract: A battery module has an improved gas venting structure, and a battery pack including the same. Heat emission efficiency of a battery cell can be improved, and the outflow of sparks or embers can be blocked even when a thermal runaway of a battery cell occurs by forming a bracket formed at a position where mesh structures are alternately formed, at an inside a plate where mesh structures are formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Min YOO, Jeong Oh MOON, Young Bum CHO, Eun Gyu SHIN, Seung Joon KIM
  • Patent number: 11594776
    Abstract: A battery module includes a heat-shrinkable tube serving as a module housing. The battery module includes a cell assembly having a plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries; a bus bar assembly having a bus bar frame and a bus bar mounted to an outer surface of the bus bar frame; and a heat-shrinkable tube formed to be shrunk by heat and configured so that the cell assembly is located therein, the heat-shrinkable tube being provided to surround a side surface of the cell assembly and a portion of the bus bar assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Inventors: Jae-Min Yoo, Eun-Gyu Shin, Hee-Jun Jin, Dal-Mo Kang, Jeong-O Mun
  • Patent number: 11594780
    Abstract: A battery module having excellent cooling efficiency and allowing easy recycling of inner components at disposal applies a heat-shrinkable tube serving as a module housing and a heatsink to the battery module. The battery module includes a cell assembly including a plurality of pouch-type secondary batteries having electrode leads formed to protrude in a front and rear direction and stacked on each other in a left and right direction; a heatsink located to contact an outer surface of the cell assembly and having a coolant flow path for allowing a coolant to move therein; and a heat-shrinkable tube having a tubular shape with a hollow structure in which the cell assembly and the heatsink are located, the heat-shrinkable tube being thermally shrunken so that the cell assembly and the heatsink are in contact with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Inventors: Jae-Min Yoo, Eun-Gyu Shin, Jeong-O Mun, Yoon-Koo Lee
  • Publication number: 20230052417
    Abstract: A battery module has a structure capable of preventing spread of flames when fire breaks out in the battery module, and more particularly a battery module including a plurality of battery cell module assemblies, each of the battery cell module assemblies including battery cells arranged in tight contact with each other, a side plate electrically connected to electrode leads of the battery cell module assemblies, a duct disposed outside the side plate, and a gas cutoff structure disposed in the duct, wherein the plurality of battery cell module assemblies is disposed so as to have a space therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 16, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Eun Gyu SHIN, Jeong Oh MOON, Yoon Koo LEE, Eun Ah JU