Tuesday 25th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

EnerSys launches four-tier battery

EnerSys Motive Power has developed four-tier battery banks which are designed to reduce the footprint of lift truck battery change and charge operations, facilitate easy maintenance and maximise operational safety.

The battery tiers are serviced by the EnerSys Pro-Series Battery Bull BBE, an all electric-powered battery changing cart.

“The four-high battery bank is a natural development for larger operations which demand maximum flexibility,” says Dave Smith of EnerSys Motive Power. “Not all our customers go straight to the top level, but instead build a battery room which can be extended at any time in the future without poaching any additional operational floorspace.”

Engineers can operate safely, without disrupting normal warehouse operations, while a proportion of the battery bank is taken offline.  The use of hydraulics has been eliminated as the new design incorporating all electric drives for lift and travel.