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Energy Management System provides power grid stabilization.

November 13, 2012

Intended for utilities and large industrial applications, OptiGrid Stored Energy Solution combines appropriate battery chemistry with power conditioning system, monitoring system, shelter/container, and full service and engineering to best match user requirements. Turnkey, utility-scale capacity optimization system can be customized with one or more chemistries, including tubular technology, flat plate valve regulated, flat plate flooded, lithium ion, and/or lead acid designs and alloys. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

VRLA Battery features front terminal design.

March 29, 2007

Utilizing pure lead technology, 12 V Model SBS170F offers nominal capacity of 170 Ah at both 8- and 10-hour rates. Grid formation minimizes recharge time and enables battery to handle power interruptions. Operating from -40 to 122°F, thin plate battery withstands harsh environments and is suited for wired and wireless telecom outside plant applications in cell sites, cabinets, CEVs, and huts, as well as for utility/switchgear and cable TV applications. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Battery features thin plate, pure lead design.

October 17, 2006

With deep cycle capability of 400 cycles at 80% DOD and deep discharge recovery of up to 90% recharge in less than an hour, Genesis XE60 is suited for applications requiring high power in short duration. Tolerant against high levels of shock, heat, and vibration, 12 V unit weighs 53 lb and measures 10.85 x 6.99 x 7.82 in. VRLA AGM battery has M6 female no-maintenance terminals, and nominal capacity of 62 A-hr, 3,100 A Typ short-circuit current, and 60 lb-in. torque. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Leak-Proof Battery can be installed in any position.

September 13, 2006

Used for emergency lighting and other float applications, Genesis NP5-6 features heavy-duty lead calcium tin alloy grids and does not require addition of water. Design controls gas generation and induces recombination of over 99% of gases generated during float usage for safe operation, while safety release valve ensures excess gasses never accumulate within battery. With nominal capacity of 5.0 Ah at 20 hr rate, 6 V battery has typical float service life from 3-5 years. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Lead-Tin Battery offers deep cycle capability.

August 18, 2006

Weighing 75 lb, 12 V Genesis XE95 offers nominal capacity of 95 A-hr, deep cycle capability of 400 cycles at 80% depth of discharge, and deep discharge recovery up to 90% recharge in less than 1 hr. It has 2-year shelf life at 77°F and operating temperature of -40 to 176°F with metal jacket. Valve-regulated, lead-acid, absorbed glass mat battery features maintenance-free, M6 female terminals and is approved by US DOT and IATA as non-hazardous and non-spillable for safe shipping. Read More

material handling & storage

Cabinet System helps optimize battery installation.

December 2, 2005

Designed for DataSafe(TM) HX valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries, DataSafe HX Cabinet System optimizes installation of UPS systems for various data support applications. Cabinets are UL 1778-listed and approved for UBC seismic zone 4 installations. Pre-wired at factory, products feature hinged front doors, removable rear panels, several knockout locations, and dual dc rated fuses. Options include circuit breakers and castors. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Fast Chargers produce minimal heat effect on battery.

October 6, 2005

Using IGBT power electronics technology, Express UniMAX Models 10 and 15 fast charge smaller capacity batteries typically used in Class III trucks safely. They are designed for max charge output rates of under 320 A, requiring single battery connector similar to standard batteries. They can work with or without battery module ID, allowing any battery to charge on any charger. Modular, plug-and-play design results in near-zero service downtime. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

VRLA Battery has low profile height of 11.1 in.

May 13, 2004

With 22.1 x 4.9 in. footprint, 12V155FS front terminal, valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery has cover made from UL94 V-0 flame retardant ABS material, which is resistant to shock and vibration. Acid spills are avoided through separators encased in low-resistance microporous glass fiber, which absorbs electrolyte in event of accidental damage to battery. With 155 Ah capacity, product employs positive and negative plates in lead-tin-calcium construction. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Flooded Batteries feature square post.

April 19, 2004

Series GU/GT offers cross-drilled post, which allows for installation of battery cells in any direction. Post design enables cell maintenance without taking entire battery system offline. Two connectors can be left in operation while other two connectors are being cleaned. Ranging from 930-3,900 Ah, batteries feature flat-plate construction with calcium or antimony alloy grids, flame-retardant PVC or SAN containers, and flame-retardant PVC covers. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

VRLA Batteries offer vibration and temperature resistance.

March 12, 2004

DataSafe HX Series includes 5 models ranging from 204-506 W/cell. Suited for UPS applications, 12 V valve-regulated, lead-acid batteries use polypropylene compound that allows high-temperature performance. High rate discharge units feature recessed brass terminals, long-life terminal seals, and corrosion-resistant, lead-calcium-tin alloy positive and negative grids. Units are available in flame retardant or non-flame retardant material. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

VRLA 6V Battery suits high-rate discharge applications.

December 17, 2003

DataSafe NPX 35-6 valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery offers multiple terminal options and sealed construction. Able to be operated in any position without leakage, battery has housing of ABS resin; UL-recognized VO flame retardant ABS housing is also available. It has capacity of 35 W/cell at 15 min discharge rate to 1.67 Vpc, design life of 3-5 years at 77°F, and measures 5.95 x 1.33 x 3.84 in. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Battery offers capacity to 165 Ah.

March 25, 2003

Model 12V165F, front terminal, valve-regulated lead-acid battery, has capacity to 165 Ah at 8 hr rate to 1.75 Vpc at 20°C, and life of 15 years. Monobloc design allows installation in 23 in. racks and gas recombination technology reduces storage requirements and maintenance costs. Terminals have brass inserts, and flame-retardant case and lid provides mechanical strength. VRLA battery is compliant with international standards BS 6290/4 and IEC 896/2. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, material handling & storage

Battery System provides life of up to 20 years.

January 23, 2003

Valve-regulated PowerSafe DDm, for telecommunications, power generation, and UPS applications, has integral racking system. Cells have welded-epoxy, dual-post seals that are 100% water bath tested. Each provides from 200-2000 Ah. Lead-cast terminal posts, with large, threaded, copper inserts, provide maximum conductivity. Steel cans provide uniform compression for transport and installation. Modules come in configurations of 2, 3, 4, and 6 cells wide and up to 8 cells high. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Batteries provide prolonged life in elevated temperatures.

September 9, 2002

Genesis NP-GEL valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries use silica gel to immobilize electrolyte inside battery. Lead-calcium-tin alloy in both positive and negative plate grids allows for efficient recharging. Thick positive plates reduce grid corrosion, and polypropylene case prevents water loss. Nominal capacities range from 30-87 Ah at 20 hr rate. Each battery features 12 V mono-block design with operating temperature of -4 to 122°F for charge and 140°F for discharge. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Front Terminal VRLA Battery lasts for a decade.

August 15, 2002

Powersafe VX100F series valve-regulated lead-acid battery has design life of 10 years at 104°F, making it suitable for applications in high temperature environments such as providing back-up power to remote telecommunications switches. It has positive plates made of pure lead for corrosion resistance and polycarbonate/ABS blend in its case and cover. Batteries are available in 8 and 12 V models with rated capacity of 100 Ah. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Batteries suit Uninterruptible Power Supplies.

July 25, 2002

Datasafe HR series valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries provide threaded brass post inserts and positive and negative grids of lead-calcium-tin alloy. Batteries utilize gas recombinant VRLA technology to minimize gas evolution during charging and discharging. Flame retardant ABS case material with ribbed walls and lids provide protection against shock and vibration, flame arrestors are built into each cell, and covers are bonded to containers using leak-proof heat seal. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Flooded Battery suits sit down riders and pallet jacks.

July 17, 2002

DESERTHOG flooded battery suits medium to heavy-duty motive power applications. Designed to hold up to 4 in. of water, battery is available in 3 models with 3 heights: E85D (23 in.), E100D (26 in.), and E125D (31 in.). Each model features Flip-Top vent cap for accessibility. Optional battery-watering monitor for water level checks is also available. Standard specific gravity for series is 1290. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

VRLA Batteries meet needs of higher power applications.

July 9, 2002

Genesis NP55-12, NP75-12, and NP100-12 valve-regulated lead-acid batteries are available in ratings up to 100 A-hr, making them suitable for applications that require dc power back up, such as telecommunications, UPS, or switchgear. Gas recombinant VRLA technology minimizes gas evolution during charging and discharging, allowing battery installation in cabinets or on stands in computer rooms. Batteries have flame retardant ABS plastic cases and covers. Read More

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