Category: Batteries



Service Solutions: Maximizing Battery Performance

When it comes to power management, regular monitoring and maintenance of uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) is critical to ensuring continuous uptime of electrical systems. This is a particularly crucial consideration for UPS batteries, which serve as the backbone of these systems and are also the most vulnerable component. Battery failure is a leading cause of load loss, so knowing how to mitigate risks will help to prolong battery life while also saving you time and troubles down the road.



Effective Battery Management Strategies

Although batteries are often an afterthought when it comes to medical devices, they are critically important. Poor battery management can knock crucial medical devices out of action, compromise patient care, and cost organizations a lot of money.

FDA Recognizes UL Battery Standards

According to Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the FDA has recognized two UL battery safety standards as consensus standards for certain types of medical batteries. The two standards are UL 2504 for Household and Commercial Batteries and UL 1642 for Lithium Batteries (Cells).

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Service Solutions: Battery Basics

Did you ever wonder why a brand-new battery doesn’t work in a device? Do you know which type of battery has memory? Do you know which types can be thrown in regular trash and which are recycled? If you’re not sure, it’s time for some battery basics.

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