Rick Tressler, LLC

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Columbus, OH 43214-3003



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This month's blog will explore the whys and hows of proper and safe cleaning as well as safety aspects of the task. Operational matters will also be discussed. Keeping a battery system clean throughout its service life is part of a good maintenance program. There good...

After conducting quite a few training courses and seminars over my career, I’ve found more than several battery-related maintenance topics that are frequently misunderstood. I like to communicate information I think will be useful to the battery user community. I hope...

Welcome to the February blog. This month’s edition addresses a common question I receive in training classes. A student asks, “I just took a set of cell float voltage readings on my UPS battery. What’s a good reading and what’s a bad reading? We could use some help on...

A low resistance conduction path throughout a standby battery circuit is essential for proper, reliable and safe operation. Connection resistance that's too high can, at a minimum, result in reduced run time. At the other end of the failure spectrum, overheated connect...

October 25, 2017

This month's blog addresses the topic of float voltage (float charge) selection for stationary batteries. In addition to setting this important operating parameter's actual value, I'll also discuss the best way to measure it and why. There are misunderstandings on both...

September 20, 2017

Stationary batteries are intended to be purchased, shipped, received, installed and commissioned in a reasonable amount of time; generally 4 to 6 months, depending on the specific type. They certainly can be stored if there is an installation delay, but for a finite pe...

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