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How does a lead acid battery work?

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How does a lead acid battery work?

Today we are looking at what exactly are lead acid batteries and how can they fit into your industrial battery needs. We will be looking how they work and how you can look after them effectively.Many applications work more efficiently with lead acid batteries, and with the correct BMS (Battery Management System), your lead acid batteries will run effectively and efficiently for your business saving you time and money and allowing your batteries to maximise performance.What is a lead acid battery?Essentially, a lead acid battery is a rechargeable battery that uses both lead and sulphuric acid to work. A controlled...

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Tips and tricks to clean a lead acid battery

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Tips and tricks to clean a lead acid battery

Battery maintenance should be carried out regularly, and an essential element of this is cleaning your lead acid batteries. To maintain effective battery performance, you need to make sure that the intercell connectors, vent caps and any battery filling system installed are all clean and dirt-free at all times.   Will I need to clean my lead acid battery?   The average industrial setting for a lead acid battery is dust, grime and general dirtiness from the machinery used to the dusty concrete floors. Another issue with many lead acid batteries is that gas is given off during battery operation,...

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Mistakes to avoid when charging your batteries

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Mistakes to avoid when charging your batteries

We’re going to look at the three biggest mistakes you should avoid when you’re charging lead acid batteries and how can you prevent them. Forklift trucks are an integral part of any warehouse or distribution center, helping to move around large amounts of products. Warehouse forklifts are typically powered by an electric lead acid battery. Not only are battery powered forklifts trucks more environmentally friendly, they don’t give off fumes, such as carbon monoxide, that gas powered forklifts do. Using lead acid batteries for a motive power fleet gives several advantages for safety and reduces the impact on the environment....

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How do I clean a lead acid battery?

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How do I clean a lead acid battery?
Keeping your lead acid battery clean is an essential part of battery maintenance and should be carried out regularly. It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it; well, everyone should do it, really. The intercell connectors, any battery filling system or vent caps should remain free from any grease, grime and build-up that could affect the battery's performance.

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Preventing and fixing a sulfated battery

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Preventing and fixing a sulfated battery

 

If you have lead acid battery failure, you may have a sulfated battery. You can prevent battery sulfation by using regular battery maintenance and by following battery health best practices.

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