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BATTERY

BATTERY MAINTENANCE

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- + -++ +
(+) and (-) plates are connected to make a 2 volt cell.
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All 6 cells are connected inside the box to make a 12 volt battery The case is filled with electrolyte (sulfuric acid & water) Electrolyte must always cover the battery plates (but dont fill to top).

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A cell is an electrochemical current producing unit. Each cell has a capacity of 2.12V. As the battery are connected in series trough a Sealed connection between each chamber, the entire Battery has a capacity of 12.72V.

CELL

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POSITIVE ELECTRODE
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NEGATIVE ELECTRODE
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All batteries discharge when not being used.

(self discharge or shelf life)

The rate of self discharge increases as the temperature goes up

For every 10oC rise in temperature the self discharge rate doubles!

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A little voltage means a lot!
Only .7 volt difference 12.2 OCV

12.9 OCV

Full charge

charged
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NOMINAL VOLTAGE CAPACITY COLD CRANCKING AMPS

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The batteries can be connected in series or in parallel.

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Series Connection

Parallel Connection

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ATTENTION!!!

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