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Feb
13
2014

What maintenance is required on Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Batteries?

If you have any doubts about the condition of your Uninterruptible Power Supply or Stand-by Lighting system, Quantum can offer a comprehensive UPS battery check, UPS battery service and UPS battery replacement service for all leading brands, including Borri, AEC, Riello, MGE, APC, Eaton, Powerware, Chloride, Gamatronic, New Wave, or any other make or model. After performing UPS battery …

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Oct
24
2013

UPS Battery Testing

All lead acid batteries, wet or gel, are prone to natural decay. This is caused by metals and acid sharing the same plastic container. Natural degrading is typically about 5% per annum, depending on the type and brand of battery used. It is because of this degradation that you need to check the battery in …

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Feb
23
2012

Why should my batteries be tested?

In theory, UPS batteries usually have a 5 or 10-year standby design life, however this is rarely achieved. As deteriorating batteries can compromise the effectiveness of the entire emergency supply, it is essential for them to be regularly tested. We can perform discharge, load bank or impedance tests to ensure maximum performance from the battery …

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Feb
22
2012

UPS Failure [VIDEO]

Feb
21
2012

Why do I need my UPS maintained?

The main reason for purchasing UPS is because downtime is unthinkable. The best way to maximise the working life of your UPS is with a high quality maintenance programme. Using the manufacturer’s diagnostic software, written testing schedule, trained engineers and the best quality parts we can ensure your investment in uninterruptible power pays dividends throughout …

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Feb
17
2012

What is the Environment Agency Batteries Directive?

All exhausted batteries are hazardous. If you require removal and disposal of old or recently replaced batteries, Borri will arrange collection and ensure safe and environmentally friendly disposal of any sealed lead acid batteries, which is carried out to environment agency standards. WEEE Standard Battery Disposal Service Are you aware that you are legally required …

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Feb
16
2012

How can I Preserve the life of my UPS Battery?

All lead acid batteries, wet or gel, are prone to natural decay. This is caused by metals and acid sharing the same plastic container. Natural degrading is typically about 5% per annum, depending on the type and brand of battery used. It is because of this degradation that you need to check the battery in …

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Feb
15
2012

What is battery Load bank testing?

We understand that not all of our customers are able to expose their load any risk so this test is very similar to the real load discharge test, except it uses an artificial load instead of your own load. The benefits of load bank testing your batteries are: •Having total confidence in critical power supply …

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Feb
13
2012

What is battery Impedance testing?

Impedance testing the batteries is way of determining the internal resistance of each battery in the string. The benefits of impedance testing are: •Non-intrusive testing which means that the batteries will not require charging following the completion of the tests. •The UPS can be left in operation supplying the load as only the battery string …

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Feb
10
2012

What is WEEE standard battery Disposal service from Quantum?

All exhausted batteries are hazardous. If you require removal and disposal of old or recently replaced batteries, Borri will arrange collection and ensure safe and environmentally friendly disposal of any sealed lead acid batteries, which is carried out to environment agency standards. WEEE Standard Battery Disposal Service Are you aware that you are legally required …

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