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Charging Best Practices

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

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. For most, batteries are not only a necessary investment, but also a significant purchase. Choosing the right battery is a key factor in the success of your project. The right battery will save you money and improve your ROI. However, once you find and purchase the perfect battery, the next steps are taking care of it to ensure it has a long and productive life. One of the easiest ways to take care of your SLA battery is by following 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

You most likely operate your vehicle, workplace equipment or renewable energy systems with batteries that are rechargeable. Rechargeable batteries account for nearly half of worldwide battery sales. Within the rechargeable battery category, there are many different types of chemistries that are used. The most proven type of chemistry is the lead acid chemistry.

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.

How a Centralized Buying System can Benefit Your Organization

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?