Deep cycle VRLA Battery (Absorbent Glass Mat Separator)
High-temperature VRLA battery deep cycling applications as in telecom towers & air conditioning for railway coaches
Microtex SMF 2v VRLA Battery
Standby & Backup
Power generation & Power plants
Inverters, UPS & Data centres
VRLA Battery manufacturers in India - 2v 100Ah to 2v 5000Ah
Microtex VRLA Battery are 2v valve-regulated VRLA batteries with high power-density use high-temperature absorbent glass mat separators. Available in a wide range of 2v cells from 100Ah to 5000Ah. 2v VRLA Battery for the Standby Power & Telecom industry from Microtex are sealed maintenance-free battery and come with assured quality.
What is a VRLA Battery? Valve Regulated VRLA lead Acid or commonly called VRLA Battery are sealed maintenance-free. It is sealed for the life of the battery. Have no water loss, due to the gas recombination process. Water loss is eliminated making it a maintenance-free battery. The absorbent glass mat (AGM) design allows transport for the gas recombination of Oxygen inside the battery. As the gases are transported through the absorbent glass mat separator, it recombines hydrogen & oxygen, to form water which goes back into the chemical reaction to generate power on the next charge-discharge cycle.
These 2v VRLA cells are rechargeable lead-acid battery banks used for power backup as a battery bank with high rates of discharge in Solar, Telecom, Data centres, and Standby applications. Microtex Sealed Lead Acid batteries, being a gas recombination valve regulated lead acid AGM VRLA battery, it is a completely sealed maintenance-free SMF battery. The internal resistance is measured for each and every cell to ensure high consistency & reliability. High-rate discharge test is performed for each cell to ensure battery integrity. Voltage is regulated by the correct and balanced active materials proportions, ensuring high cycle life performance.
Microtex 2v VRLA Battery - tested & proven in Telecom & Indian Railways
VRLA Battery Specifications
- VRLA battery from 2v 100Ah to 5000Ah meeting international standards
- Microtex VRLA battery generally conform to:
- IS 15549:2005
- IEC 60896-Part 21 & 22
- IEC 61427
- IEEE 1188 & 1189
- BSNL GR No TEC/GR/TX/BAT-001/04 June 2011 with Amdt No 1
- Tin-lead plated copper intercell connectors supplied
- Supplied with floor stands & modular racks designed with special cooling vents
2v VRLA battery key features
- Strong & sturdy PPCP (Polypropylene Copolymer) containers & housed in MS modules, designed to withstand internal pressures, during service
- PPCP cover with big polarity indication enhances cell safety for easy visual of cell polarity
- German safety vent-valves for precise opening & sealing pressures to release & reseal immediately
- AGM batteries with high-quality high-temperature absorbent glass mat to maximize life in a high-temperature climate with deep-cycle performance
- Engineered grid designs ensure long-lasting performance
- Balanced active materials based on end-use as a deep-cycle battery
- Designer calcium lead alloys with high tin additives for corrosion-free electrodes
- Electrode group design to provide for low internal resistance
- Hardened lead alloy with copper/brass insert terminal posts for fail-proof connections
- Positive & Negative electrodes are formed & then assembled to ensure high-quality
- Batteries are factory fresh charged
2v VRLA battery catalogue
Microtex 2v VRLA battery are available in the complete internationally standard range from 2v 100Ah to 2v 5000Ah Please download our 2v AGM battery pdf
2v VRLA battery user manual
Always the refer battery manufacturer’s user manual for safety. You can get the best life out of your VRLA battery by following the manufacturer’s user manual
VRLA battery charging profile
Please refer these charging instructions for the correct charger settings of your Microtex 2v VRLA battery banks sealed maintenance-free
VRLA battery GTP, discharge curves & drawings
For 2v VRLA battery GTP, AGM battery discharge curves, Drawings & Deep cycle AGM battery prices in India or for exports, Please send us a quick message with your requirements. We shall provide you with all information as required.
What is the difference between AGM and standard batteries?
VRLA battery meaning – it is simply a lead-acid battery in which the electrolyte has been immobilised in order to recombine hydrogen and oxygen. It has a sealed construction with pressure release valves to prevent gases from escaping, It is this which gives it its name. Because the electrolyte is no longer in a fluid state, due to either being mixed with silica powder to form a gel or absorbed into a finely textured glass mat, the gases produced are not free to form bubbles and rise to the surface of the electrolyte.
Instead, they are trapped in the immobilised matrix and forced to travel to the opposite poles by the pressure gradient produced when on charge. In a free liquid, this would be impossible.
What is a VRLA battery?
In a VRLA battery, the oxygen produced at the positive migrates to the negative where it is reduced to reform water.
In a standard flooded battery, there is a vent hole provided to add DM water to compensate for the normal losses in the battery under operation. Modern flooded batteries, like Microtex with good designs will not require water topping up for over 18 months
Why VRLA battery are better?
Because the VRLA AGM batteries retain and recombine the oxygen and hydrogen produced when charging, they do not need to be topped up with water over their guaranteed life. Added to this benefit of lack of maintenance is the ability to seal the battery, which prevents the release of combustible hydrogen. Other benefits which derive from the immobilisation of the electrolyte include non-spillage or leaking of corrosive acid which makes handling and transport safer. These attributes are clear advantages to businesses and consumers, making this technology far more user friendly than flooded lead-acid batteries.
In commercial operation it can mean cost reductions by removing gas extraction equipment and can make better use of available storage space due to its ability to operate on its side, giving more flexible installation options.
With these advantages, it is hardly surprising that the VRLA battery is regarded as the most versatile and user-friendly member of the lead-acid family. This is reflected in the off-grid power market applications in which this battery technology has significant market share.
Can I replace VRLA battery with lead acid?
This is a common question we hear from our customers. When they say lead acid battery they mean flooded lead-acid batteries. To be fair, we would say that the answer lies in the application & customer needs. An VRLA battery would be ideal in remote places where the possibility of maintenance is remote like in a hill station site of a telecom tower. However, if it is your home that requires the choice, it is better to go in for a flooded tubular battery, which offers better deep cycle recovery.
Do VRLA batteries need to be vented?
AGM batteries though sealed have a safety valve-regulated vent to release the excess pressures that build up inside the sealed battery. If this vent-valve was absent the pressures could blow up the battery. Hence it is a very critical component of the VRLA battery & must operate with precision over the batteries service life.
Are AGM Batteries better?
Indeed they offer the luxury of not having to top-up the battery every so often! This comes at a cost as the AGM batteries are by design made up of flat plate electrodes. The tubular battery requires topping-up with water, but have a longer life than AGM batteries. AGM batteries have several advantages in terms of savings in maintenance costs. It is really the users’ decision to outweigh these benefits & trade-off the costs.
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