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Battery Maintenance & Safety

Without getting too technical, it is an accepted norm that a battery has reached “end of life” when it can no longer supply 80% of its rated capacity in Ampere hours. At this point the battery should be replaced as the aging process accelerates. Determining Factors of a Batteries Life Span: Ambient and operational temperature throughout its rated life expec…

Introducing the NEW AROS RIELLO Multi Sentry 125, 160 and 200kVA

Introducing the NEW AROS RIELLO Multi Sentry 125,160 and 200 kVA: a new addition to the already proven Multi Sentry UPS range March 2018 Standby Systems is pleased to announce that AROS Riello UPS has expanded the range of its popular Multi Sentry line with the addition of a new 125, 160 and 200 kVA model. The 125 kVA product replaces the existing 120 kVA model, d…

High Rate Discharge Battery Series

Voltage: 6V & 12V Capacity: 12AH to 250AH Design floating service life: Up to 33AH :3 to 5 Years / >33AH : UPTO 10 Years a at 20oC/68Of General Features Nonspillable Sealed and Maintenance-free Operation High Quality and High Reliability Exceptional Deep Discharge Recovery Low Self-discharge Long Service Life Solid Copper Terminals Tank-formed…

Features of the ELITEVRLA (AGM) Battery

1.1 Nonspillable The ELITE VRLA battery uses an absorbed electrolyte system. All of the electrolyte is absorbed into the positive plates, negative plates, and the separators. Coupled with the use of special sealing epoxies, and long sealing paths for posts, ELITE VRLA batteries have exceptional leak resistance, and can be used in any position. 1.2 Seale…

What battery is the best choice to use in a UPS system

What battery is the best choice to use in a UPS system giving emergency backup power to critical loads? The world of batteries is so vast now days that one has many choices in the type or make of battery to use. There are many advancements in battery technology with a multitude of advantages and disadvantages for different applications. A UPS system is there to p…

Learn To Live With It – Load Shedding

Johannesburg – Turn it off and get used to it. Yesterday, Eskom chief executive Tshediso Matona apologised profusely for load shedding and unveiled a grim calendar of 36 likely load-shedding days until the end of March. “It really pains us to have to load-shed. We know the public does not take kindly to it,” he said. But it’s going t…

The reality of daily rolling blackouts and systematic load shedding schedules issued by Eskom

Negating The Costs Of Unreliable Utility Supply Considering the reality of daily rolling blackouts and systematic load shedding schedules issued by Eskom, one has to ensure that critical sites are effectively backed up. As a supplier and service provider to the Riello Aros UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) range, Standby Systems have the experience a…