Lead-acid batteries weigh a fair amount. Ask anyone who has lifted one out from under an automobile hood, or hefted a new one in its place.
Customers often ask about the best way to disconnect and reconnect a lead acid starter battery. Which cable should they take off first
The lead acid battery industry is a bit like Old Man River. We shoulder the heaviest loads but we keep on going.
Lead-acid batteries have been around since 1859 when Gaston Planté invented them. They soldier on as senior citizens despite the advanced technology surrounding them.
The first rechargeable batteries in commercial use were lead acid-ones. Since then, there have been many contenders. The most recent being lithium.
It would be hard to imagine life without sealed lead acid storage batteries. In our homes and offices, they provide UPS assurance, and power our recreational trailers, home alarms, garage doors, and entrance gates.
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Most of us use sealed lead-acid batteries without sparing a thought for what is going on inside them. We may have a vague idea the casings contain lead and sulfuric acid
Charging lead-acid battery banks is entirely safe when done properly. In fact, the design is still the safest, given recent incidents involving smart phone batteries exploding and warnings to parents of small children ingesting lithium-ion. Nonetheless, caution is necessary. This is because charging lead-acid batteries releases flammable hydrogen gas. Safety Considerations when Charging Lead-Acid Battery […]