Wednesday 26th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

EnerSys ups sustained output from batteries

EnerSys has increased the amp-hour (AH) rating of its 23” Ironclad Workhog and Deserthog batteries, from 85 AH to 90 AH, to to provide more sustained voltages and power to today’s AC lift trucks.

The company says the two batteries are the only 90 AH of the size with a standard gravity electrolyte, instead of a high one, which maximises battery life.

“Today’s next-generation AC lift trucks stem from the demand to move products at a faster rate, said Steve Spaar, director of marketing for EnerSys.

“The increased amp-hour rate of Workhog and Deserthog batteries deliver greater sustained voltages to deliver power, performance and extended runtime to meet rising industry demands.”

Workhog batteries aim to reduce heat and strain on a truck’s electrical components, resulting in reduced costs for maintenance and replacement.

Deserthog is designed to allow for 132 per cent more water, resulting in watering intervals of only four or six times a year, instead of every week.