I have 2x Maytech SUPERFOC6.8 50A, and I’m playing with the idea of testing how much burst amp I can get out of them at different temperatures. I know I could just buy bigger controllers, but this is purely for fun and finding the limit of the units :)
My thought was mounting a copper block to the mosfet case on both sides and cooling this block with a peltier element. The hot side would be cooled by a CPU cooling block and a fan.
I am aware this is super inefficient and will drain the battery fast.
The whole board would be sealed in a box to prevent moisture and cooled to the wanted temperature before starting the tests.
My hope is I could cool the board to maybe -5 degrees c, and this could at the same time lower the RdsOn just a little, so it won’t heat up just as fast.
My question for you guys is now. How much heat (W) is it I need to remove from the board? I guess most heat comes from the mosfet switching loses, but I have no idea how much this really is. I will run in FOC mode at either 20 or 40Khz switching frequency.