FAQs for Battery Care

Frequently asked questions: battery care

Battery care & maintenance tips


Battery Care: Break-in / storage

With new batteries, charge 16-24 hours before using. Before using new batteries, charge & discharge three times. Best to store at 40% charge with most chemistries. Cool storage temperatures are key.

Battery Care: Charging

Ideal to make every third charge a condition/charge
Resist “topping off” the battery
If voltage depression detected, do condition/charge
Some cells need to be removed upon full charge – Check your chemistry requirements

Battery Care: Temperatures

Let battery cool after charging before use
Charging hot battery may alter charge efficiency
With slow or fast charge maximum temp is 113ºF
Rechargeables can be used in wide range of temp

We are the portable battery experts. Contact our team for more information on care and maintenance or other valuable information on:

Battery cell chemistries: what chemistry best fits your needs?
Charging: selecting the right system.

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4 Doxford Drive
Southwest Industrial Estate,
Peterlee, Co Durham SR8 2RL
United Kingdom
Telephone:+44 (0) 191 587 2787
FAX:+44 (0) 191 587 2587
Email Europe: cservice@alexenergy.co.uk


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1580 15th Street, S.W.
Mason City, Iowa 50401
Telephone:+001 641 423 8955
FAX:+001 641 423 1644
Email USA: cservice@alexenergy.com


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