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06/03/2019

Meeting NFPA-110 Requirements To Ensure Healthcare Standby Power

The aging grid infrastructure, increased power consumption and increasingly unpredictable weather conditions have made power outages a more common occurrence. In order to better regulate these systems within health care facilities, The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) established stringent requirements for generator and standby power system testing.

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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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