VRLA - Valve regulated lead acid battery. / Ventilregulert blysyre batteri
SLA - Sealed Lead-acid. / Forseglet blysyre
CCV - Closed - circuit voltage. / Lukket - kretsspenning
OCV - Open - circuit voltage. /Åpen - kretsspenning
WPC - Watts per cell. / Watt per celle
Pb - Chemical symbol for lead. / Kjemiske symbolet til bly
UPS - Uninterruptible power supply. / Uavbrutt strømforsyning
Ah - Amp hour. The unit of battery capacity. / Amper timer. Måleenheten for batterikapasitet
DOM - Date of manufacture. / Produksjonsdato
EOD - End of discharge. / Utladningsslutt
VPC - Volts per cell. / Volt per celle
NC - Number of cells. / Antall celler
Vf - Float Voltage. / Flytspenning
VS - Starting Voltage. / Startspenning
IAV - Average current. / Gjennomsnittlig strøm
Sg - Specific gravity
cAn - Defined capacity of the battery to the 'n' time period.
20 hr Rate - The capacity a battery will deliver over 20hrs. / Kapasiteten til et batteri over en 20 timers periode
Battery - one or more cells
Float/Standby - Continuous charging for use in an emergency or back-up application
Cyclic - Continual discharge/recharge application often associated with traction applications.
Battery String or Bank - A number of batteries connected in series will constitute one string. Strings can then be connected in parallel to achieve the required capacity.
Monobloc - A phrase used to describe a multi - celled single block.
Wet/Flooded - Open-vented lead-acid cells which need topping up, i.e. not maintenance free.
Stationary -Applications using static placed batteries.
Top - charging - A service charge during or after storage, usually at a level slightly higher than normal float V.