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SLA Battery Charging Best Practices

Posted by Crown Battery on Feb 23, 2017 11:59:34 AM

For many businesses, batteries are a necessary investment but also a significant purchase, which is why choosing the right battery is so important. Choosing the right battery is a key factor in the success of your project, and has the ability to save you money while improving your ROI. After you've purchased the perfect battery, the next steps are taking care of it to ensure it has a long and productive life. Sealed Lead Acid Batteries (SLA) typically have a long life. Even at an older age, they have the ability to perform exceptionally well, if cared for properly. One of the easiest ways to take care of your SLA battery is by following the best charging procedures listed below.

AGM vs Flooded Batteries - What You Need to Know

Posted by Crown Battery on Feb 17, 2017 12:31:00 PM

Today, most companies operate their vehicles, workplace equipment or renewable energy systems using rechargeable batteries. The most commonly used is the lead acid battery. This mature technology that's known to be reliable, durable, and can cost effective. However, under the lead acid battery category there are many different types to be aware of. In this article we will talk about the differences between Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) and Flooded batteries.

How to Extend the Life of Your Battery

Posted by Crown Battery on Feb 13, 2017 2:45:57 PM

Batteries are the heart of material handling equipment. They're also one of the costliest components in any material handling piece of equipment-- often batteries are 25%-30% of a forklift’s purchase price. With so much money -- and your uptime -- on the line, it is imperative to take proactive steps to extend the life of your batteries.

Advantages of Centralized Buying System

Posted by Crown Battery on Feb 9, 2017 10:29:14 AM

Company expansions often mean multiple locations and divisions with varied supply needs for each. Add a business acquisition to the equation, and now you have multiple purchasing departments that may or may not be working in tandem. For any organization, large or small, duplication of efforts or roles means added expense. How can your company avoid this?