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traction battery

Materials Handling Industry

According to European standard IEC 60254 – 1 lead acid traction batteries are used as power sources for electric propulsion in applications which include road vehicles, locomotives, industrial trucks and mechanical handling equipment. The batteries can be made of 2 volt cells, or 4, 6, 8 and 12V monoblocs

Mining locomotive battery

The working environments of mines do differ depending on their location and the material being extracted. An underground coal mine for example will focus on fire abatement and protection against methane gas or lung diseases such as silicosis, whilst an open cast chalcopyrite mine would have different considerations.

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