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Increase Life of Your Batteries with Master Battery Disconnect Switches

Posted by G. Christianson on Apr 21, 2014 6:15:00 AM

Battery Disconnect switches have several important jobs in commecrial vehicles and equipment. They cut-off electrical power, help protect against electrical fires and theft when equipment is not in use, provide a reliable shutdown of power during maintenance, and protect batteries from excessive drain. Waytek carries a new line of Terra Power Products Battery Disconnect Switches to perform these jobs and help increase the life of your batteries.

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Topics: New Products, Resources & Tools, Battery Management, Switches

Auxiliary Battery Switches Manage Batteries For Reliable Starts & Longer Battery Life

Posted by G. Christianson on Sep 4, 2013 6:24:13 AM

Fire trucks, work trucks, towing vehicles, boats, ambulances and off-road equipment do more than start their engines and move from point A to point B. Accessory components such as lights, entertainment systems, communications equipment and more are electrical loads drawing power from the battery when the engine is off. A common solution is adding an auxiliary battery to operate the additional loads, however if an auxiliary battery is simply wired into the vehicle electrical system, you will experience multi-battery drain issues. Starter batteries need to be isolated from auxiliary batteries.

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Topics: Resources & Tools, Auxiliary Battery Switches, Switches


 

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