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The Difference Between AGM and Flooded Batteries

Posted by Crown Battery on May 1, 2020 1:11:22 PM

You most likely operate your vehicle, workplace equipment or renewable energy systems with rechargeable batteries. Rechargeable batteries account for nearly half of all worldwide battery sales. There are many different chemistries -- and to power anything that doesn’t fit in your hand or on your lap, the most popular and proven type of chemistry is the lead -acid battery.

What's the Right Battery Charger for My Industrial Battery?

Posted by Crown Battery on Jul 27, 2017 9:11:00 AM

Batteries for industrial equipment are a costly investment, so proper battery maintenance is critical to ensuring the longevity of the products. Proper battery maintenance also includes selecting the right battery charger. Doing a bit of research before purchasing a charger helps ensure the equipment functions at optimum performance and that you can quickly and conveniently recharge the unit for future use. But how do you know what types of battery chargers to use for each battery type? Keep reading to find out!

Basics of a Forklift Battery: Handling, Cost & Charging

Posted by Crown Battery on May 12, 2017 3:17:01 PM

If a forklift keeps your business moving, your forklift needs a battery that will keep it moving. A forklift battery is not only the power source of a forklift but it also provides counterweight to the vehicle which aids in its lifting capacity, as the batteries themselves can weigh from 800 to 6,000 pounds. 

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.