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VRLA vs Lithium Batteries in Elevators and Lifts

Back-up power for an Elevator and Lift applications demand a reliable, high-quality battery that will perform when you need it most. Absorbent Glass Matting (AGM) batteries are widely used in elevators and lifts as opposed to Lithium batteries. 

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How to Safely Transport Valen Lithium Phosphate Batteries via Road Freight

We've all seen the news articles saying Lithium batteries aren't safe for transport, Lithium batteries are dangerous.

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VRLA vs Lithium Batteries in Mobility Scooters and Wheelchairs

High quality, reliable rechargeable batteries are essential for powering any mobility scooter or electric wheelchair.

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Can I use the same charger for VRLA batteries and Lithium batteries?

When installing any type of deep cycle battery, it’s important to ensure you use a battery charger suited to the specific battery technology being used. Lithium Phosphate batteries function very differently to VRLA (Valve Regulated Lead Acid) batteries and therefore have different charging requirements.   

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Can I connect Lithium batteries in series?

A common question we get asked about in relation to Lithium batteries is how to best connect multiple batteries together to achieve correct voltage or capacity for a specific system. At Valen, we don’t recommend series connecting Lithium batteries. However, Lithium batteries can be placed in parallel if required and done correctly. 

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VRLA vs Lithium Batteries in Solar Powered Irrigation Pedestals

  As most solar powered pedestals for flume gates and pen stocks in the irrigation industry are used in remote applications, there are a number of challenging factors that need to be overcome in relation to the systems’ batteries. These factors include heat, battery gassing, weight and longevity.   Well-designed and high quality Lithium batteries.

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Which battery is best for my solar powered road sign?

VMS signs, radar signs, arrow boards and portable traffic lights all rely on some form of a battery system, whether the battery is an AGM, Gel or Lithium battery. Often these battery systems are charged by solar panels, and in some cases, the charging only happens when the sign is back at base. 

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4 Benefits of using a Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery for Remote Communications

  A common issue for those working on mission-critical, remote communications projects is choosing the right battery technology to ensure Service Level Agreements (SLA's) are met across different sites.  Guaranteeing uptime and arranging maintenance can be particularly difficult for solar-powered remote locations.  Thankfully, Lithium batteries.

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How to Safely Handle Lithium Phosphate Batteries


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