Lithium

Types of Lithium-ion Batteries

Lithium-ion uses a cathode (positive electrode), an anode (negative electrode) and electrolyte as conductor. (The anode of a discharging battery is negative and the cathode positive (see BU-104b: Battery Building Blocks). The cathode is metal oxide and the anode consists of porous carbon. During discharge, the ions flow from the anode to the cathode through the electrolyte and separator; charge reverses the direction and the ions flow from the cathode to the anode. Figure 1 illustrates the process. Figure 1: Ion flow in lithium-ion battery. When the cell charges and discharges, ions…

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Lithium

Why lithium-ion is a superior battery system.

Pioneering work of the lithium battery began in 1912 under G.N. Lewis, but it was not until the early 1970s that the first non-rechargeable lithium batteries became commercially available. Attempts to develop rechargeable lithium batteries followed in the 1980s but failed because of instabilities in the metallic lithium used as anode material. (The metal-lithium battery uses lithium as anode; Li-ion uses graphite as anode and active materials in the cathode.) Lithium is the lightest of all metals, has the greatest electrochemical potential and provides the largest specific energy per weight.…

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Chargers Golf Carts Lithium

Lithium Golf Trolley Batteries – Questions & Answers

Q: Are these batteries compatible with standard lead acid charger? A: Batteries must ONLY BE CHARGED WITH CHARGER SUPPLIED. It’s not possible to charger the battery properly using any other charger.   Q: Are lithium batteries dangerous? A: No! Batteries are from LiFePO4 (Lithium Iron Phosphate) which is the safest type of lithium rechargeable batteries.   Q: How to connect to my Golf Trolley A: Batteries are designed for use on a wide-range of electrical trolley using various connection types. We offer an Anderson & T Bar as an option.…

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Golf Carts Lithium

What are the advantages of buying a Lithium Ion Battery for your golf trolley?

Lead acid batteries are made from a mixture of lead plates and sulfuric acid. Lithium ion batteries on the other hand are a much newer invention, and have only been around in a commercially viable form since the 1980’s. Lithium technology has become well proven and understood for its long shelf life and is widely used for several appliances and products. 1. Superior “Useable” Capacity Unlike with lead acid batteries, it is considered practical to regularly use 90% or more of the rated capacity of a lithium battery bank, and…

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Battery Banks BlueNova Lithium

BlueNova Battery Banks

PERFORMANCE: Charge/Discharge efficiency = 98% @ C10 Unmatched continuous power delivery Operates at up to 35°C without accelerated degradation   RELIABILITY: Minimum battery service life is 3600 cycles Auto-shutdown during fault conditions 10 Year battery warranty   ECONOMICAL: Costs less than R2 per kWh cycled Zero maintenance costs Up to 35% less PV panels /generator fuel required   The table below lists our latest standard product range, as well as maximum discharge current thresholds & lead acid equivalent values for each product. The conversion factor we’ve used to calculate lead…

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Lead Crystal Technical Bulletin

LEAD CRYSTAL – Charging and commissioning requirements

Initial charging current to be 0.3C ( IE 30 amps for each 100 A/H)a.This requirement is important and must be adhered too at all times. Bulk charging voltage is 2.45volt per cell @ 25°C (14.7 v for a 12volt block)a.Charging below this rate will result in partial charging and void any warranty. Absorption charging voltage is also to be 2.45 volt per cell @ 25°Ca.This should continue until the tail current reaches at least 0.03C (IE 3 amps for a 100A/H battery). Float charging voltage to be set at 2.26667…

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Charging Noco Genius

20 Amp 48V Noco Genius Battery Charger connected to a Golf Cart

The GX4820 is a high-frequency, high-efficiency industrial battery charger for electric vehicles, like a golf cart, scissor lift, pallet jack, floor care machine or utility vehicle. It represents the latest technology for fast and efficient battery charging with multiple charging modes at a push of a button. It’s universally adaptable design allowed for global use with replaceable A/C and D/C cables and designed for all types of deep-cycle lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries. And suitable for both on-and-off board applications.          

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Optima

DEEP-CYCLE AGM OPTIMA BATTERIES

KEY BENEFITS Deep-cycle and cranking power Up to 3X longer life 15 times more vibration-resistant Virtually spillproof Mountable in virtually any position Maintenance-free Faster recharging Optimal starting power 300+ discharge/recharge cycle   Performance. It’s what you want from a battery and it doesn’t matter if you’re working, driving cross-country or just having fun. If you’re looking for pure power, look no further. OPTIMA® Batteries deliver supreme performance and reliability. Our unique SPIRALCELL TECHNOLOGY® gives OPTIMA Batteries over 15 times more vibration resistance and increased cycle life compared to traditional batteries.…

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Jump-Starters Noco Genius

GB40 vs GB70 vs GB150

The next generation of jump starting. The NOCO Genius Boost is the ultimate portable lithium-ion battery jump starter pack. It features NOCO’s patented safety technology that provides spark-proof connections and reverse polarity protection, making it safe and easy for anyone to use. Not only is it a powerful battery booster, it doubles as a portable power source for recharging USB devices, like a smartphone, tablet, and more. Designed for any 12V application, the NOCO Genius Boost will start cars, boats, RVs, trucks and more – both gas engines and diesel engines. How…

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