How Properly Maintenance Your Electric Lift Batteries

Have you adequately maintained your electric scissor lift batteries? Scissor lifts need a lot of attention, and making sure you’re keeping up with this machinery is no easy task. So how do you properly ensure your scissor lift batteries?

Keeping Your Batteries Moisturized

Most scissor lifts come with wet cell batteries, and the batteries must be kept moist. Wet-cell batteries are the original type of rechargeable battery. The battery consists of a liquid electrolyte such as sulfuric acid, a corrosive and dangerous substance.

How Often Should I Maintain My Scissor Lift Batteries?

If you live in states like California, Texas, or Arizona, you will have to make sure you are maintaining your scissor lift batteries at least once per week. If you live in states like Ohio, Virginia, or New York, you’ll keep your scissor lifts batteries every three to four weeks.  Typical applications include aviation, electric utilities, energy storage, and cellphone towers.

What Type Of Water Is Best To Keep My Scissor Lift Batteries New?

The best type of water to utilize for your scissor lift batteries will be distilled water. Distilled or deionized water is recommended due to the absence of additional minerals found in regular tap water.

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