WHAT IS PROMAT? On April 8-11, manufacturing industry leaders, consumers, and innovators will converge on Chicago’s McCormick Place to showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain equipment and systems.
Flooded lead (FLA) and absorbed glass mat (AGM) batteries are the most popular storage batteries and best fit for hundreds of popular battery applications. But what are FLA and AGM batteries? And what are the differences between them? Let's take a closer look and find out.
30 Seconds: Batteries don’t contain electricity. Instead, they store chemical energy to produce direct-current electrical energy. Batteries produce an electrical current through a reaction that converts stored chemical energy into electrical energy. This process starts in the heart of the battery, the recyclable active material. Charging reverses the discharging process.
Battery recycling: It’s one of the best ways to protect the environment, conserve resources, and reduce our carbon footprint. But which battery technology is 99% recyclable -- and which batteries are landfillable?
Montgomery, IL — Pike Systems provides full-service janitorial supplies and service for school districts, hospitals, and health departments. As Ed Bernal of Pike Systems says: “My customers can’t afford downtime. If their batteries aren’t reliable, or if they have to wait for new batteries, they’re not getting their job done [...] With Crown, we can turn around batteries really quickly and get their machine up and running within two to three days. That's huge.” With this in mind, Ed breaks down how Crown Battery helps him achieve some of his biggest goals.
Pippi Peterson lives in off-grid in her solar-powered RV, year-round. Because of the popularity of her YouTube channel about RV living, Pippi was offered free lithium batteries – and says she almost fell for the hype.
When your business depends on industrial lift trucks, the right battery makes a huge difference -- in lifespan, performance, durability, and return on investment. But how do you select the right battery for your application -- and what else do good batteries do for you?