Tutorials & Guides

If you’re looking to learn a little more about batteries, we’ve got some answers for you. From battery basics to more advanced uses and types of batteries, we’re got a fairly useful selection of guides for you.

History of Batteries

Single Use Batteries In a way, the history of Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries is the history of all batteries, as the lead acid battery is the first known battery[…]

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Basic Types of Lead Acid Batteries

Sealed lead acid batteries are still used today because they are an inexpensive and reliable power source. Over the 140 years since the invention of the lead acid battery, various[…]

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Uses of SLA Batteries

Sealed lead acid batteries, also called SLA or VRLA (valve regulated lead acid), are used for a wide variety of applications today. Automobiles, motorcycles, ATV’s and other sports utility vehicles,[…]

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Charging SLA Batteries

Charging SLA Batteries A Sealed Lead Acid battery is a secondary cell battery, meaning it can be re-charged. Charging an SLA battery is accomplished by sending electrons through the battery[…]

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AGM Batteries: Pros and Cons

As we learned in Types of Lead Acid Batteries, AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) batteries, designed originally for the military, came into wide use in the 1980’s. Used in military aircraft, heavy[…]

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Series and Parallel Battery Connections

When powering a device, sometimes, you just need more voltage or more capacity, or both. Other times, a larger battery just won’t fit in the battery space provided. You don’t[…]

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Troubleshooting SLA Batteries

Find out if the problem with your device is really the battery, or an issue with the device itself by following these troubleshooting tips. No matter how well you take[…]

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