FAQs - Batteries

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A battery transition box joins the battery strings to a UPS via hardwired terminals. Fused battery transition boxes are required for an installation to comply with the IEE 17th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671) and are installed when three or more battery strings are required to be connected to a UPS system.

A Booster-Converter is an assembly used within transformerless UPS to step up the dc supply from a rectifier or battery set to the level required by an inverter.

A Boost charge is a high charge voltage applied to a battery set.

A Battery Cell is a simple electrical circuit within a battery block consisting of positive and negative electrodes or plates, an electrolyte and separator.

A Thyristor is a semi-conductor gate device most commonly used within a battery charger, rectifier or static bypass switch.

Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) is a type of Lead-Acid battery commonly used within a UPS or standby power or backup power system.

A Rectifier/Charge is an assembly used within transformer-based UPS which converts an ac supply into a dc supply from which to power an inverter and charge a battery set.

A Rectifier is an assembly that converts an ac supply into a dc supply.

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