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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.

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

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.

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?