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Making the Right Connections

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By: US BATTERY Electric golf cars are typically powered by several batteries that act as one single power source. The batteries are connected in a configuration that provides the voltage necessary for the golf car’s electric motor to operate correctly.  As an approach to lower battery pack costs,...

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Bluetooth Technology…in an Industrial Battery Charger

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Bluetooth Technology...in an Industrial Battery Charger By: Lester Electrical Battery charging technology has come a long way over the past 50 years. The first automatic battery charger was introduced to the world in 1978, using “DV/DT”, a patented logic from Lester Electrical. Today, all modern...

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Battery Myths

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Battery Myths By: Battery Systems Over the years, the staff members of our different locations at Battery Systems have been asked a variety of questions about the form and functionality of the different batteries we offer. While our customers will have the customary questions we are glad to answer, ...

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Why Batteries Discharge Quicker in Cold Weather

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Why Batteries Discharge Quicker in Cold Weather By: Battery Systems People who live in colder climates have a higher probability of keeping jumper cables in their vehicle than other people. Why? Their batteries discharge faster. The electric current generated by a battery is produced with the contac...

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Lead Acid Batteries Offer Better/Safer Energy Storage Solution

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Lead Acid Batteries Offer Better/Safer Energy Storage Solution According to Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium By: US Battery During a seminar by the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) held in London, England last November, the lead battery industry was encouraged by the positive respo...

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Car Not Starting? Find Your Culprit

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Car Not Starting? Find Your Culprit By: Eric Wasson Testing your battery is very important- it can help ensure that your battery will function when you need it most. Battery care and maintenance is key to making sure that you catch your battery before it fails you. And while we all recognize the imp...

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Speak the Language

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Speak the Language: Understanding the Specifications of Batteries By: Eric Wasson at Battery Systems For those who know a lot about the technical side of batteries, the jargon associated with them is common knowledge that is shared by those in the field. But, for those of us who may not be as well-v...

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Flooded vs AGM Batteries

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Flooded vs. AGM Batteries By: Battery Systems - Eric Wasson Chemistry: Wet Cell, Lead-Acid batteries are the traditional option - they are called “flooded” batteries. These have a plastic case that has vertical lead and lead oxide plates inside. Battery acid fills the space in between those plat...

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Basics of Battery Charging for Battery Longevity

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Basics of Battery Charging for Battery Longevity By: Battery Systems - Eric Wasson When we look at charging batteries there are a few key rules that almost always apply. 1. We want to keep batteries at a moderate temperature. A moderate to cool temperature - usually around 77° Fahrenheit - is ide...

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The Seven Top Uses for Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries

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The Seven Top Uses for Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries By: Relion Battery - Paul Hecimovich Lithium batteries have a long list of real-world applications beyond running the apps on your phone. From life-saving medical equipment to luxury yachts, lithium batteries keep both the essentials and t...

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