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AGM Batteries

AGM Batteries

An AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) car battery is becoming increasingly popular due to its improved performance and durability compared to traditional flooded batteries. AGM batteries use a special design that allows the electrolyte to be absorbed into a glass mat...
Exploding batteries

Exploding batteries

Car batteries can and do explode. The causes are mainly a build up of gas produced by an over heating or overcharged battery. If the gases cannot escape and a spark is introduced into the mix, the battery will explode. We mostly see this phenomenon with lead acid...
Why do car batteries fail?

Why do car batteries fail?

Why do car batteries fail in two to five years yet some last ten years? A lead-acid cell is made of alternating plates of lead and lead-oxide with sulfuric acid in between. A 12V battery is made of 6 of these cells connected in series. Charging and discharging causes...