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How Uninterruptible Power Supply Systems Work

April 15, 2019 2:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Power outages are not very common, but when they do occur, they can be more than a minor inconvenience. For the average person, losing power in a home might be minorly frustrating, but if a large system loses power, such as a data center or hospital, the results could be catastrophic. Data could be lost or damaged, and even lives can be lost. This is why uninterrupted power systems, also known as uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are so important. A UPS battery in Houston, TX could make a major difference in the way your institution copes with a loss of... View Article

How It Works: Motorcycle Batteries

April 1, 2019 2:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Motorcycles are fantastic modes of transportation and are a common hobby among motor enthusiasts. One of the most important aspects of motorcycles is motorcycle batteries in Houston, TX. Without a properly functioning battery, a motorcycle is unable to run. All batteries are made of “cells” that are capable of converting chemical energy into electrical energy. This produces a direct current to power electrical objects of many shapes and sizes. At our battery store, we carry a variety of motorcycle batteries to fit different sizes and types of motorcycles. We encourage all motorcycle enthusiasts to understand how these batteries work so... View Article

Cold Cranking Amperage vs. Cranking Amperage: What’s the Difference?

January 15, 2019 12:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At Texford Battery Co., we occasionally have customers ask us what the difference is between the ratings of cold cranking amperage (CCA) and standard cranking amperage (CA) for starting automatic vehicles. Here’s an overview from the experts at our battery store in Houston, TX. How do you know which of these amperages to look at when selecting a battery for your vehicle? Basically, what you need to know is that batteries are chemically based. Because liquids move slower when they are cold, the temperature makes a big difference when you’re evaluating a battery for potential use in your vehicles or... View Article

How to Jump Multiple Batteries

January 1, 2019 12:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ever wonder how you jump a vehicle that has more than one battery under its hood? You’ll need to follow a few different processes than you would when jumping a standard battery. This is usually something you’ll have to do when jumping large trucks, bulldozers, cranes and forklifts, as these larger vehicles tend to have multiple batteries in them to keep them powered at all times. Some diesel vehicles have more than one battery as a means of increasing the voltage of the starting system, or to provide more amperage for heavy construction equipment. When you’re dealing with commercial equipment... View Article

Batteries Not Included? Stop by Your Battery Store in Houston, TX for All of Your Holiday List Battery Needs!

December 13, 2018 11:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s Christmas morning. Your loved one is opening that present you’ve been so excited to give him. His face lights up as he sees what is inside the packaging. He loves it so much that he wants to use it right away, but it needs batteries… and they aren’t included. With disappointment, he sets the present aside. Luckily, your battery store in Houston, TX can help you avoid this sad scenario. As you complete your shopping list this season, don’t forget to include those essential batteries to complete your gifts. From toys to technological devices, batteries are a crucial part... View Article