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06/14/2018

The Difference Between Stationary Batteries and Engine Start Batteries

Not all batteries are made equal. Did you know every battery type serves a specific functionality? The two main battery types are stationary batteries and “starting” batteries. It is very important that you find the correct battery for your particular application, as the wrong choice can affect both the battery’s efficiency as well as its lifespan.

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11/29/2017

Top Reasons for Critical Power Battery Failure

Failure modes for stationary power Vented Lead Acid (VLA) batteries and the cause of failure in Valve Regulated Lead Acid batteries (VRLA) have been increasingly understood as the industry has continually utilized them in Telecommunications, UPS, and Utility applications at a growing rate.

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09/11/2017

Probe Placement For Conductance Testing

The most critical aspect of evaluating true health of a battery are the measurements of the internal cell conductivity of each individual battery. Correctly and accurately capturing these measurements for gathering of historical battery information to predict the health and service life of a battery must be of topmost importance.

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08/09/2017

The Critical Need For 24/7/365 Uptime

One thing is certain, we all rely on technology to keep our businesses, our homes, and our entire infrastructure operating on ’round the clock demand. Satisfying that demand requires dedicated maintenance, testing and monitoring of operational and backup systems -- particularly in the telecommunications, data center and utility industries.

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03/07/2016

Critical Power in Telecommunications

The telecommunications market has become a major consumer of power. The Internet of Things reached an astounding 5 billion “things” in 2015. With so much growth, service continuity continues to be a must. That is why telecom base stations are equipped with uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems to provide backup power when utility power becomes unavailable.

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10/15/2015

7 Ways Downtime Will Cost You

Anyone in the industry knows that downtime is costly. That’s why every data center is equipped with an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system. However, we don’t always think about how wide reaching those costs can be if the UPS system doesn’t do what it’s supposed to do – power the data center when the main power supply has gone down.

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