A UPS is a device that converts the Direct Current to Alternating Current and the battery is the sole of the same. Uninterruptible Power Supplies (แบตเตอรี่ เครื่องสำรองไฟฟ้า, which is the term in Thai) and Battery together give the efficient power supply and choosing the duos depends upon your power needs. The required power depends on the Voltage and Current and if you got the estimated requirement then it will help you to choose the correct battery.
A compressive info of the Battery used in UPS?
The varieties of batteries depending on the Plates and the fluids such as Antimony, Calcium, Nickel Cadmium and much more. As per the specification of the battery, the life also varies. The life of Lead Calcium cell is of 20 years and Antimony one has 15 years. So, now you are aware of the life of the battery and the same info will help you to get the battery that is having a long life.
Maintenance of Battery is very important, as it contains several types of equipment and all of them require proper maintenance and here you will get to know about them.
Battery Maintenance Guide
In a battery, water level indicators are placed and if the water level is down, then you will have to use the distilled water to keep the level. Generally, there is maximum and minimum level available in the battery and you must check both of them every 2 months.
Provide good atmosphere to battery
The simple principle of the battery is to charge and then deliver the same to UPS amid the power cut. In this operation, the battery emits heat, so it will need a good atmosphere to cool down. Hence, it is recommended to keep the battery in an airy place so that it will cool faster in rate.
The battery has open vents and if there will be an accumulation of dust, then the vents will be blocked and may result in the formation of hydrogen gas that may blow the battery. So, make sure to clean the battery regularly.
If the battery is dead, then you must replace the same. The battery for UPS (แบตเตอรี่ UPS, term in Thai) should be a charged one and properly maintained, then only you can get the proper benefit of a UPS.
So, this was all about the UPS Battery and you can grab the one as per your requirement. But before that, make sure to check the life and warranty of the battery.