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.