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electrical:batterycide [2019/12/14 10:19]
frater_secessus [murdering flooded lead-acid]
electrical:batterycide [2020/01/11 19:22] (current)
frater_secessus [murdering flooded lead-acid]
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   * leaving them at [[electrical:​12v:​psoc|partial state of charge]], resulting in //​irreversible//​ sulfation((AKA "​hard"​ sulfation. ​ The battery undergoes "​soft"​ sulfation and desulfation during normal charging/​discharging.))   * leaving them at [[electrical:​12v:​psoc|partial state of charge]], resulting in //​irreversible//​ sulfation((AKA "​hard"​ sulfation. ​ The battery undergoes "​soft"​ sulfation and desulfation during normal charging/​discharging.))
     * not charging soon enough; ​ fully charging each day is best.      * not charging soon enough; ​ fully charging each day is best. 
-    * not charging fully; they need a [[electrical:​12v:​charging#​absorption_stage|long Absorption stage]] at manufacturer-recommended voltage to reverse normally-occurring ("​soft"​) sulfation.((http://​support.rollsbattery.com/​support/​solutions/​articles/​5964-battery-sulfation)) ​ \\ [[electrical:​generator#​charging_batteries|Generator-]] or [[electrical:​12v:​alternator|isolator-only]] charging can cause this unless the generator runs the necessary number of hours it takes to complete Absorption. ​ \\ Less commonly, [[electrical:​solar|Solar]]-only charging can cause this problem if the [[electrical:​solar:​sizing|battery capacity is too great for the solar output]].+    * not charging fully; they need a [[electrical:​12v:​charging#​absorption_stage|long Absorption stage]] at [[electrical:​solar:​charge_controller_setpoints|manufacturer-recommended voltage]] to reverse normally-occurring ("​soft"​) sulfation.((http://​support.rollsbattery.com/​support/​solutions/​articles/​5964-battery-sulfation)) ​ \\ [[electrical:​generator#​charging_batteries|Generator-]] or [[electrical:​12v:​alternator|isolator-only]] charging can cause this unless the generator runs the necessary number of hours it takes to complete Absorption. ​ \\ Less commonly, [[electrical:​solar|Solar]]-only charging can cause this problem if the [[electrical:​solar:​sizing|battery capacity is too great for the solar output]].
   * discharging too deeply. ​ Maximum discharge is typically limited to 50% [[electrical:​depth_of_discharge|depth of discharge]].   * discharging too deeply. ​ Maximum discharge is typically limited to 50% [[electrical:​depth_of_discharge|depth of discharge]].
   * allowing the cells to get low on distilled water. ​ Check them 1x/month or so until you learn their personality.   * allowing the cells to get low on distilled water. ​ Check them 1x/month or so until you learn their personality.
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