XLR Supercap ModuleThe new XLR supercapacitor module is suitable for use in hybrid or electric vehicles, public transportation, material handling, heavy equipment, claims Eaton. The company says the device can reduce battery size and weight or replace batteries altogether depending upon the load profile.

The 48V, 166F, 5mohm supercapacitor module is a self-contained energy storage device comprised of 18 individual XL60 supercapacitor cells. It benefits from low ESR values and is claimed to offer a long lifetime of up to 20 years or more than 1m charge/discharge cycles.