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electrical:12v:deep_cycle_battery [2020/05/11 17:37]
frater_secessus [chain store batteries]
electrical:12v:deep_cycle_battery [2020/06/10 10:43]
frater_secessus [carbon FLA]
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-Some manufacturers attempt to get around the [[electrical:​12v:​psoc|Partial State of Charge]] limitations of lead chemistries by using carbon in some form.  The idea is that the addition of carbon ​limits ​hard sulfation that can form in PSOC scenarios.+Some manufacturers attempt to get around the [[electrical:​12v:​psoc|Partial State of Charge]] limitations of lead chemistries by using carbon in some form.  The idea is that the addition of carbon ​increases the internal conductivity of the negative plate under challenging conditions, minimizing ​hard sulfation that can form in PSOC scenarios.
  
-In the milder form, carbon is added to the negative plates. ​ Trojan claims up to 15% more cycles from the RE(("​Renewable Energy"​)) line than non-carbon FLA in PSOC use.((http://​www.trojanbattery.com/​new-products/​smart-carbon/​)) ​ At this writing the cost premium for this <=15% increase in cycles is 21%.(($175 for T-105RE vs $145 for T-105))+In the milder form, carbon is added to the negative plates
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 +> Battery manufacturers have begun including high purity conductive graphite in the negative active material of their batteriesThey have found that this type of carbon helps to maintain the essential active material conductivity that helps to control sulfation.((https://​batteryvitamin.net/​sulfation_remedies_demystified)) 
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 +Trojan claims up to 15% more cycles from the RE(("​Renewable Energy"​)) line than non-carbon FLA in solar-charging ​use.((http://​www.trojanbattery.com/​new-products/​smart-carbon/​)) ​ At this writing the cost premium for this <=15% increase in cycles is 21%.(($175 for T-105RE vs $145 for T-105))
    
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 ===== manufacturers ===== ===== manufacturers =====
  
  
 > Each manufacturer also has their own in-house brand, e.g. Delco for Johnson Controls and Deka for East Penn. Exide and US Battery use their corporate name for their battery brand as well. Trojan sells under the Trojan, Trillium, Reliant and Ranger brand names and Concorde sells under the Concorde and Lifeline brand names.... [Interstate is a label, not a manufacturer]... ​ The 4 big US battery makers offer a couple price and quality tiers for their customers to choose from, but generally batteries with the same specs (AH/RC, CCA, and BCI case size) will be essentially identical. Warranty, MSRP, etc. is set by the selling brand and may differ, but the physical product is the same. -- Gary RVRoamer((https://​www.irv2.com/​forums/​f59/​trojan-t-105-or-interstate-again-486470-2.html#​post5246144)) > Each manufacturer also has their own in-house brand, e.g. Delco for Johnson Controls and Deka for East Penn. Exide and US Battery use their corporate name for their battery brand as well. Trojan sells under the Trojan, Trillium, Reliant and Ranger brand names and Concorde sells under the Concorde and Lifeline brand names.... [Interstate is a label, not a manufacturer]... ​ The 4 big US battery makers offer a couple price and quality tiers for their customers to choose from, but generally batteries with the same specs (AH/RC, CCA, and BCI case size) will be essentially identical. Warranty, MSRP, etc. is set by the selling brand and may differ, but the physical product is the same. -- Gary RVRoamer((https://​www.irv2.com/​forums/​f59/​trojan-t-105-or-interstate-again-486470-2.html#​post5246144))
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 +Interstate batteries made by US Battery have "​U"​ prefixes.((https://​www.solarpaneltalk.com/​forum/​off-grid-solar/​batteries-energy-storage/​14996-trojan-t-105-vs-crown-235-and-what-s-wrong-with-parallel?​p=195949#​post195949))
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 ===== VRLA ===== ===== VRLA =====
  
electrical/12v/deep_cycle_battery.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/18 15:52 by frater_secessus