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Discover® Deep Cycle AGM Battery

A Discover® Deep Cycle Advanced AGM battery is a lead-acid electric storage battery that:

  • Is a Discover® Non-Hazardous battery
  • Is the QUALITY choice by leading Original Equipment Manufacturers and integrators
  • Is Classified as “NON-SPILLABLE BATTERY” Not restricted for Air (IATA/ICAO) Provision 67, Surface (DOT-CFR-HMR49) or Water (Non-hazardous per IMDG amendment 27) transportation.
  • Has thick flat plates
  • Can be discharged and charged many times beyond 30%~50%
  • Performs well in cyclic, starting or combination cyclic starting applications
  • Is acid starved and uses ultra pure refined electrolyte
  • Uses a recombination reaction to prevent the escape of hydrogen and oxygen gases
  • Has a higher active material to acid ratio than standard SVR types
  • Uses Micro fibrous silicate glass mat acid absorption
  • Is sealed using special pressure valves and should never is opened. (warranty is void if opened)
  • Typically uses Calcium/Calcium metal alloys
  • Is maintenance-free with proper change management
  • Is produced in certified ISO, QS and TUV facilities
  • Is an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recognized component
  • Have multiple advanced terminal design options
  • Incorporates proprietary manufacturing techniques, additives and processes

Note: life cycles vary by battery voltage, capacity, size and operating temperatures.

General Lead Acid Battery Description
General Lead Acid Battery Applications
General Lead Acid Battery Types
General Lead Acid Battery Chemistry
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Discover® Deep Cycle AGM Battery
Discover®700 Series Dry Cell Battery
Discover® EV Traction Dry Cell Battery
General Benefits and Features of Discover Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) Technology
Sales Channels for Discover Battery Technologies
Things to question when making a battery buying decision
What to consider when buying a deep cycle battery
Information gathering before buying batteries
Calculating cost to own when purchasing batteries
Safety First
Safety and Productivity
When working with batteries
When handling battery acid
When installing or replacing batteries
When booster cables are used
Danger of exploding batteries
Warning and warning labels
Parallel connections for sophisticated users and installers
Parallel connections for unsophisticated users and installers
When charging batteries
Selecting a charger
General charging information for AGM and GEL batteries
GEL battery charging
AGM battery charging
Equalizing (Flooded batteries only)
Typical self-discharge of VRLA batteries at different temperatures
Typical self-discharge of high quality deep cycle flooded batteries at different temperatures
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