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electrical:batterycide [2020/07/21 09:43]
frater_secessus [murdering AGM]
electrical:batterycide [2020/07/21 09:47] (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.)) Fully charging each day is optimal. ​ Fully charging //almost// every day is acceptable.   * 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.)) Fully charging each day is optimal. ​ Fully charging //almost// every day is acceptable.
   * not charging at [[electrical:​solar:​charge_controller_setpoints|manufacturer-recommended Absorption voltage]] (Vabs) to reverse normally-occurring ("​soft"​) sulfation. This is most commonly caused by [[electrical:​12v:​alternator|isolator-only]] charging since the house bank is being charged at ((or slightly below)) alternator voltage. \\ 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]].((http://​support.rollsbattery.com/​support/​solutions/​articles/​5964-battery-sulfation))   * not charging at [[electrical:​solar:​charge_controller_setpoints|manufacturer-recommended Absorption voltage]] (Vabs) to reverse normally-occurring ("​soft"​) sulfation. This is most commonly caused by [[electrical:​12v:​alternator|isolator-only]] charging since the house bank is being charged at ((or slightly below)) alternator voltage. \\ 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]].((http://​support.rollsbattery.com/​support/​solutions/​articles/​5964-battery-sulfation))
-  * not holding Vabs for sufficient duration so that absorption current drops to manufacturer-recommended levels. [[electrical:​generator#​charging_batteries|Generator-]] or  [[electrical:​12v:​b2b|DC-DC charging]] can cause this unless the charger runs the necessary number of hours it takes to complete Absorption.  ​+  * not holding Vabs for [[electrical:​severe_battery_use#​increasing_effective_absorption_duration|sufficient duration]] so that absorption current drops to manufacturer-recommended levels. [[electrical:​generator#​charging_batteries|Generator-]] or  [[electrical:​12v:​b2b|DC-DC charging]] can cause this unless the charger runs the necessary number of hours it takes to complete Absorption.  ​
   * 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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