Stationary Flooded Battery Systems

Stationary Flooded Battery Systems

Preventative Maintenance Program

Stationary Flooded Battery Systems Preventative Maintenance Program

Description Quarterly Annual
Record battery model, serial number and date code X X
Measure and record battery string current and voltage X X
Measure and record voltage from most positive to ground and from most negative to ground X X
Measure and record AC ripple current X X
Measure and record ambient temperature X X
Verify water levels (ADD IF NEEDED) X X
Measure and record 10% cell specific gravity and electrolyte temperature X
Inspect battery, rack, floor, and battery area X X
Inspect for cracks in cells, leakage, and terminal or rack for corrosion X X
Measure and record the 100% specific gravity of each cell/unit X
Measure and record the voltage of 100% cell/unit X X
Measure and record the electrolyte temperature of 100% cell/unit X
Visually inspect each cell/unit in detail (plates, posts, internal straps, sediment, dust covers, jars, spark arrestors, vent caps, gravity tubes) X X
Visually inspect each connection in detail X X
Measure and record 100 % cell to cell and terminal connection resistance values resistance X
Measure and record 100 % internal resistance of each cell X
Inspect the integrity of the battery rack or cabinet X
Confirm and record the presence of safety equipment, product labels as supplied by the mfg., operating manuals, etc. X X
Record date of inspection X X
Provide completed inspection report X X