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Generator battery failure – Why?

2020-04-16T09:43:05+00:00
Generator Battery failure does happen. No Battery = No Start !! In this paragraph we discuss how this can be avoided by following these simple steps. Operational Temperature The optimum battery performance is achieved if the battery operational ambient temperature is constantly between 19ºC and...

Generator Batteries Overheating

2020-04-09T13:54:32+00:00
Most generator batteries are VLRA batteries & designed to operate at higher temperatures than standard batteries. However this doesn't mean Generator batteries overheating can't happen. VRLA stands for Voltage Regulated Lead Acid. Generally, situated close to a generator, therefore designed to operate at between 20-40C. Should...

Low Temperature affect on batteries

2020-03-25T12:53:31+00:00
Low temperatures will affect batteries. Consistently low temperatures will dramatically shorten the life of a battery . As we have discussed in other FAQs the ambient temperature has a significant impact on the longevity and performance of VRLA batteries. Batteries operate best in an ambient...

UPS Batteries Swell – Why?

2020-03-27T13:26:57+00:00
UPS batteries swell for a number of reasons. Sealed lead acid batteries (VRLA) typically used in UPS can swell as they are manufactured in such a way to allow absorption of gasses released during the chemical process inside the battery.In other words, the gases caused...

Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS)

2020-06-12T14:16:25+00:00
A battery energy storage system (BESS) is a system that stores energy to be used at a later time. This storage system makes use of  battery technology. There are a large range of battery technologies that form the generic term Battery Energy Storage System. Battery...

What is a UPS Batteries life cycle expectance?

2020-05-07T05:39:26+00:00
UPS Battery Life cycle expectations can vary dramatically, especially when used in a UPS System. A battery manufacturer will always state the expected life of a battery block. Dependant on a pure DC float voltage and the ambient temperature restricted to 20°C. In reality, adherence...

Battery maintenance- How to Test and Maintain

2020-03-25T10:33:44+00:00
Battery Maintenance Easy to follow steps of How to Test and Maintain your VRLA Batteries:- 1. Always keep VRLA  battery tops and terminals clean. 2. Coat terminals and connections sparingly with petroleum jelly or similar. 3. Keep terminals tight, but NEVER over tighten. 4. Check...

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