C&D TEL 12-45

C&D TEL 12-45C&D TEL 12-45 Valve Regulated Lead Acid Battery is designed to provide standby power to critical applications in the Telecom industry. The TEL series batteries in this long duration family are Telcordia-tested, qualified to meet superior standards on extensive life cycles, and to ensure the longest and most reliable service life possible.

These true front access batteries thrive in indoor or outdoor controlled environments and are TAA compliant. C&D utilizes computer modeling, stringent components materials selection and design criteria with state-of-the-art automated manufacturing. The TEL series are validated through extensive life-cycle testing and years of in-service life in telecommunications and uninterruptible power systems applications.

C&D TEL 12-45 Features

  • TAA Compliant
  • Flame-arresting one-way pressure-relief vent for safety and long life.
  • Thermally welded case-to-cover bond to ensure a leak proof seal.
  • Flame-retardant polypropylene case and cover compliant with UL94 V-0 with a Limiting Oxygen Index of greater than 28.
  • Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) technology for efficient gas recombination of 99% plus.
  • Thick positive plate design for maximum service float life – 10 year design life.

C&D TEL 12-45 Specifications

Weight: 41 lbs.
Dimensions (in.): 8.99 L x 5.48 D x 8.07 H
Number of Cells: 6
Nominal Voltage: 12
Nominal Capacity: 46 Ah @ 8 hour rate to 1.75 volts per cell @ 77ºF
Operating Temperature Range Discharge: -40ºF to 160ºF 
Charge: -10ºF to 140ºF (with temperature compensation)
Nominal Operating Temperature Range: +74ºF to 80ºF (27 C)
Float Charging Voltage: 13.5 to 13.8 VDC/unit Average @ 77ºF


  • Inter unit connectors
  • Racks and cabinet systems available.
  • Terminal Threaded copper alloy insert terminal to accept 10-32 UNC bolt.
  • Terminal Hardware Initial Torque 30 in.-lbs. (3.4 N-m)

For more in-depth specifications, see the data sheet.

For more information about C&D Batteries,
call 800-876-9373 or email [email protected].