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AGM vs Flooded Batteries - What You Need to Know

Posted by Crown Battery on Jan 1, 2022 12:05:00 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.

Battery Charging 101: Different Charging Types for Different Circumstances

Posted by Crown Battery on Aug 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Proper charging is the most important part of routine battery maintenance, period. Since today’s voltage-controlled chargers have automated the charging process and assuming the battery is well maintained, all that is necessary for routine charging is knowledge that the charger is functioning properly. This is accomplished by periodic inspection and adjustment by a qualified charger repair technician.

Battery Maintenance Made Easy (3 steps)

Posted by Crown Battery on Jul 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Every battery requires routine maintenance for maximum performance and life -- including “no-maintenance” AGM and lithium-ion models.

Forklift Battery Charging Best Practices

Posted by Crown Battery on Mar 18, 2021 9:56:31 AM

Without proper charging and maintenance, you could be in for a rude awakening when you return leased batteries or try to get warranty claims after early failure. Why? Because all batteries require care to operate at their best. And every battery lessor and warranty requires proper charging and maintenance.

Introducing the Battery Basics Webinar Series

Posted by Crown Battery on Jan 29, 2021 1:26:22 PM

Lead Acid Battery Energy Storage Solutions for Renewable Power Systems You’ve decided to invest in a renewable power system ‒ and whether you’re going entirely off-grid or planning a grid-connected system with backup power, lead acid battery energy storage from Crown is a prime solution for delivering the power you’ll need once the wind stops blowing or the sun goes down. And our new Battery Basics video webinar series is designed to help you get the most from your energy storage array investment, taking the guesswork out of proper set up, routine maintenance and more ‒ quickly, easily and efficiently.