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Why Is It Dangerous to Have a Corroded Battery?

February 7, 2018 6:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In our last blog post, we talked about the most common causes of battery terminal corrosion, where the hydrogen gas normally released from battery acid is released at a too-high rate due to an overcharged or undercharged battery and begins to corrode the positive or negative battery terminals under your hood, ultimately requiring battery service in Houston, TX. While a small amount of corrosion is considered normal and can be cleaned away, an excess of buildup is a symptom of a problem with your charging system—whether it’s a cell, the alternator or something else—that will only get worse with time,... View Article


Why Do My Car Battery Terminals Keep Corroding?

January 24, 2018 6:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your car battery isn’t something you usually have on your mind until it dies. But car batteries can have other issues that can affect your car’s functionality and even your safety. One problem you may face with your battery is a continually corroding terminal, which requires professional battery repair in Houston, TX. Corrosive gas release When a battery is operating normally, it actually releases corrosive gases. This is just how battery acid works, and it’s not a functional or safety concern until the battery is forced to work harder than it should. Once that starts to happen, whatever the cause,... View Article


What to Consider When Installing a UPS System

January 10, 2018 9:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Installing a UPS system—an uninterrupted power supply system––is a significant investment, but is often a necessary one. If you and your organization are considering installing a UPS system, we’ve put together this post with some things to consider throughout this process. What to consider before purchasing a UPS system If you’re considering purchasing a UPS system, you should be working with a trustworthy and independent UPS expert. They’ll be able to help you understand your power needs and what type of system is needed to give you reliable long-term coverage. They’ll also be able to connect you with the right... View Article


What Is the Difference Between “Deep Cycle” and “Starting” Batteries?

December 27, 2017 9:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The two main types of batteries on the market are “deep cycle” and “starting” batteries. The main difference between the two is how much power is produced and how long that power can be produced. In this post, a noted battery supplier in Houston, TX will discuss in more detail the difference between deep cycle and starting batteries and help you determine which battery type is right for you, depending on your particular needs. Deep cycle batteries Deep cycle batteries are meant to be reliable. They produce the same amount of energy without spikes or dips for very long periods... View Article


What Is PFX or “Enhanced Flooded Battery”?

December 11, 2017 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re looking for a viable battery solution that’s able to stand up to rigorous demand over the long term, it pays to consider the technologies and features that are incorporated into the manufacturing of industry-standard brands. When it comes to Superior Battery Co., for example, their PFX technology shines. PFX technology has become a staple for commercial equipment and car batteries in Houston, TX because of its many efficient properties. PFX batteries utilize an Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) design, coupled with a wet or flooded battery, for enhanced performance. In fact, this technology has proven so reliable and lasting... View Article