Tech Note | The Proper Charging of Stationary Lead-Acid Batteries
Your battery is only as good as how you charge it.
All too often, stationary batteries are not correctly or adequately charged. This leads to a shortened battery life and may also cause a premature and sometimes catastrophic battery failure. It is the author’s experience that almost 50 percent of all stationary batteries are not being properly charged. This observation is based upon hundreds of site visits, multiple battery system tests, and the examination of numerous maintenance records and warranty claims.
Battery charging is a complex process. Consideration has to be given to several fixed and varying parameters, such as battery type and chemistry, battery application, and the environment in which the battery is being used. In many cases, batteries are installed and put into service connected to chargers that have been factory preset and not readjusted to suit the batteries that they are charging.Read Full Article
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