Sunday, May 1, 2016

Batteries (Diesel Fire Pump, Fire Alarm Control Panel)......

Most Sealed Lead Acid batteries have a finite lifetime.

Diesel engine battery bank is pictured below.  This documents a lack of maintenance.


Best practice is demonstrated in the photo below:


Less effective replacement date writing, see below.

This is why we do inspections (below).

More views.





Similar problem, but different battery and location:


Below, series of photos show proper life-cycle load testing and the results....



More testing and more failures.

Two (2) photos show plastic casing on 12V fire alarm battery, casing may show fracture damage:


Below, a diesel engine battery set is shown:

A close up is below:





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