Do’s and Dont’s
Do’s for Sealed Maintenance Free Batteries
Always store the battery in cool and covered places. If possible Room temperature shall be around 25 Degree C.
Keep the battery away from Heat, Spark, and Fire.
Ensure Proper Cable Sizing for Interconnections and UPS to Battery Cable for Zero Heat Losses.
Ensure all Interconnections are properly tightened. NO LOOSE CONNECTIONS.
Charge batteries once in 3 months, if the batteries are kept in unused or ideal condition.
If any battery is found damaged before installation, stop the installation and inform us.
If Environment where batteries are getting installed is dusty or dust will get accumulated on battery in due course. Ensure cleaning of batteries with dry cloth.
Set the charging parameters as per maintenance manual.
Charge the batteries immediately after discharge as per specification.
All terminal bolts have to be tightened with spring washers and apply torque. All bolts tightness to be checked once in every 6 months.
Record current& voltage once in a month in the prescribed format or register thru Maintenance team available at Site.
Always match AH & brand for a given bank .
Provide proper isolation between battery and battery rack.
Don’ts for Sealed Maintenance Free Batteries
We Never Recommend to keep batteries in direct sunlight, dust or moist places.
We Do not Recommend to add any acid or DM water in SMF batteries.
We Strictly Suggest not to tamper with Vent plugs.
Kindly do not Over tight/Under tight the terminal bolts which may cause terminal breakage or fire due to loose contact.
Do not allow any metal object be kept on the battery rack which may cause short circuit.
Mismatch of AH& brand for a given bank is NOT advisable. Even Old and New Batteries shall not be assembled together. (VRLA, Flooded/ Tubular batteries)s and different manufactures batteries in the circuit shall not be connected.
Donot do cell tapping during the service life of a battery.
Don’t allow discharged battery, for more than 12 hours in idle condition.
Never deep discharge batteries below specified limits as suggested by Manufacturer.