The Perfect Replacement for Lead Acid: Lithium

The Perfect Replacement for Lead Acid: Lithium

Compact with More Capacity and Longer Life 

Magellan Lithium Battery Bank with Battery Monitoring System.

Magellan Power is a pioneer in the use of Lithium batteries in UPS applications. This has only been possible because Magellan uses its own Australian made Battery Management System (BMS).

The above Lithium battery bank was supplied to a Power Station in the Northern Territory, to replace the existing battery bank (as shown in the image below) which had limited available space and the need for ventilation. 

Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries were chosen for this application due to their many advantages over VRLA batteries. Lithium is less than a third of the weight, half the size, works at a higher temperature, has much longer shelf life, has much flatter discharge curve and can charge and discharge many more times than VRLA. This together with long life (20 years) in standby use makes Lithium batteries an ideal battery for UPS applications.

The solution offered was the below 1600Ah dual Lithium Battery Bank. It is maintenance free and it removes the need for special ventilation.

Another advantage of a Lithium battery bank is the Battery Monitoring System which is monitoring voltage, current, temperature and capacity of every cell and works independently to protect the battery cells against high voltage, over discharge and over temperature. This inherent feature makes the bank much safer compared to the equivalent Lead Acid Battery bank that relies entirely on the quality of the associated battery charger. 
Lithium is an ideal choice for many AC and DC back up power applications, Remote Area Power, Solar applications and Energy Storage.

*Above: Lithium Battery Bank - 1600Ah 

Available at 24V, 48V, 110V and 240V banks the Lithium Iron Phosphate battery is an ideal replacement for VRLA and NiCad batteries.

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