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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 betwee...

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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° Fahrenh...

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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...

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Deep Cycle Battery Maintenance

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Deep Cycle Battery Maintenance By: US Battery   Recharging deep-cycle batteries with a charger using a constant voltage or a fixed charge algorithm can, over time, lead to a condition called stratification. Stratification occurs when the acid in the electrolyte separates from the water and sett...

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Winter Battery Storage Tips

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Winter Battery Storage By: US Battery Flooded lead-acid batteries will charge and discharge at different rates depending on the temperature. In winter, the colder temperatures bring additional risks of damage if the batteries are not stored properly. U.S. Battery’s Senior Vice President/Engin...

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Quick Battery Tips

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    Quick Battery Tips Did you know that a car battery is a rechargeable battery and your battery will last 3 to 5 years, depending on your driving habits and exposure to the elements? We have put together some quick tips for you regarding battery maintenance. 1. Do not use tap water to top [&...

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On the Road Again-Fleet

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On The Road Again By: Josh Brumm Since 1955, Battery Systems remains your commercial truck fleet single source solution – here to help you and your company get back “On the road again.”  According to the Federal Department of Transportation, by December 2015 America had a combine...

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Alkaline and Lithium Battery Disposal

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 Alkaline and Lithium Battery Disposal By: David Neff Alkaline and Lithium-Ion batteries are used in products that are found everywhere and are used on a daily basis.  From remote controls to cell phones and flashlights, we rely on them to complete everyday tasks in an easier mode.  As the years ...

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Battery Systems and Solar

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Battery Systems & Solar By: Josh Brumm Since 1955 Battery Systems has been a partner with the off grid solar industry by helping thousands of people in America go off the grid.  Batteries are used to store excess energy produced by solar panels during the day for power needs at night and there...

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