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Flooded Battery Maintenance

Flooded Battery Maintenance services help ensure that your system will deliver maximum power when you need it most. When emergencies strike, flooded batteries in telecom, UPS, utilities and switchgear applications simply must perform. But without proper maintenance, it’s much more likely that they won’t.

Flooded Battery Maintenance: Planned maintenance programs that work for you

Designed to meet a range of telecommunications, UPS, utilities and switchgear applications, our SystemSafe Battery Maintenance services can be tailored to meet individual site or customer requirements. With over 15 vitally important measurements and inspections, SystemSafe Battery Maintenance services feature all maintenance procedures recommended per IEEE Standard 450. These include all voltage, resistance, specific gravity, current and temperature measurements, a complete visual inspection and a professional report summarizing the results. EnerSys will also work with you on any recommended course of action that may be necessary to ensure proper operation of your investment.

EnerSys offers two basic levels of planned maintenance services, both of which can be customized to meet your specific needs:

Basic Care
EnerSys performs all quarterly and annual maintenance as required by IEEE Standard 450. All monthly measurements and inspections are the customer’s responsibility.

Maximum Care
EnerSys handles the total maintenance package, performing all monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance procedures following IEEE Standard 450.

Program FeaturesMonthlyQuarterlyAnnually
Measure and record overall float voltage
measured at the battery terminals
XXX
Measure and record charge output
current and voltage
XXX
Check electrolyte levelsXXX
Measure and record ambient temperature
of battery room and ventilation
XXX
Pilot-cells, if used, measure and record
voltage and electrolyte temperature
XXX
Visual inspection of cell/unit integrity for
evidence of corrosion at terminals,
connections, racks, or cabinets and
area around battery for accessibility
XXX
Check cells for cracks and evidence
of electrolyte leakage
XXX
Measure and record either battery float
charge or pilot cell specific gravity
XXX
Check for unintentional battery groundsXXX
If installed, check battery monitoring
system for proper operation
XXX
Measure and record voltage of each cellXX
If battery float charging current is not used
to monitor state of charge, measure and
record specific gravity of 10% of the cells
XX
Measure and record electrolyte
temperature of 10% of the battery cells
XX
Measure and record specific gravity and
temperature of each cell
X
Perform visual inspection in accordance
with IEEE-Std 450-2002, Annex E
X
Measure and record cell to cell terminal
connection resistance
X
Check structural integrity of the battery
rack and/or cabinet
X
For more information call Power Solutions,
800-876-9373 or email