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AGM Battery Maintenance

AGM Battery Maintenance AGM Battery Maintenance Overview AGM battery maintenance is important for maximizing the service life of your AGM battery. Note that all of the AGM batteries offered  by Canbat are maintenance-free, in the sense that they don’t require topping up. Standard flooded batteries, also known as wet cells, require regular topping up. This…

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AGM VS Flooded Batteries

AGM VS Flooded Batteries AGM VS Flooded Batteries Overview The purpose of this “AGM VS Flooded Batteries” article is to help you understand the differences and similarities of the two battery types. You are most likely using rechargeable batteries to operate one of the following: your vehicle, security alarm, industrial equipment or renewable energy systems.…

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OPzV Battery

OPzV Tubular Batteries

OPzV Tubular Gel Batteries OPzV batteries are sealed lead acid based. They have gelled electrolytes and tubular positive plates, which work together to deliver a superior cycle count. OPzV batteries are maintenance free and spill-proof, just like all other VRLA batteries. However, one of the most important differences between OPzV and other lead acid batteries…

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Extended Life Battery

Extended Life Batteries

Extended Life Batteries – What are they? Extended life batteries, also known as “long life batteries”, are lead acid batteries designed for standby applications. Standby Application Definition Float standby applications require 100% charged long-life batteries to be maintained via a float charge voltage, ready to provide backup power immediately if the main power supply fails.…

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Canbat AGM Batteries

AGM Battery Guide

AGM Battery History AGM Battery technology relates to Absorbent Glass Mat, which is a technology that began to widespread in the early 1980s, primarily in the applications of military aircraft, vehicles and backup power. The reason why AGM batteries became increasingly common is because Absorbent Glass Mat technology has several benefits including low internal resistance,…

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