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Lead Acid Battery Recycling- 95% of these batteries are recycled into new batteries-Explained

Lead Acid Battery Recycling car and truck Batteries – Recycling

Lead Acid Battery Recycling

Lead Acid Battery Recycling in action

 The process of Lead Acid Battery Recycling is performed on virtually on one machine. The scrap batteries which have come to the end of their Lead Acid Battery Life, start out at one end. The batteries are then crushed by hammering them into little broken pieces and they are moved on by conveyor belt into a very large container, where the heavy pieces fall to the bottom and all the broken plastics float at the top.

 The plastic pieces are then scraped away, and the toxic liquid is drained away leaving the lead pieces and heavy metals to go onto the next stage. The drained off acid is then treated with another chemical, which makes the acid into a neutral liquid a type of water. The water is then treated and tested in a special water treatment plant to ensure that it meets the necessary safety standards. The liquid is then treated and made into a powder for use in the textile industry.The Lead Acid Battery Recycling is an old technology and batteries are re-processed over and over again. The pieces of plastic are washed and dried and melted down, then they are put through an ext-ruder, where they are then made into plastic pellets. The pellets are then sold to the makers of battery casings, who mix the old plastic with some new plastic to make new battery cases, these cases are all black because they are recycled, white or coloured cases are made of all new plastic or polypropylene.

 All the lead pieces then pass on to a furnace and heated in a smelting furnace where they are melted. The molten lead is constantly cleaned and the impurities scraped off. The lead is then poured into mold and made into ingots. The ingots are again scraped for impurities and then finally left to cool. The Lead Acid Battery Recycling parts are then packed into bundles and used in the making of cheap new batteries.

 Lead acid batteries are used in many applications

12 Volt Lead Acid Batteries can be very dangerous if they are not re-cycled, and just dumped say into land fill. These batteries come in many shapes and form and are used for many purposes and in many industries. Many people do not know that these batteries are also used on trains, as well as cars and trucks, in fact train batteries can be huge in size and weigh

Lead Acid Battery Recycling

Lead Acid Battery Recycling- ready for recycling on pallets

many kilograms. These batteries are used on many types of back up systems in case of a mains power cut, in many industries and hospitals. These types of Sealed Lead Acid Batteries MSDS are known as UPS batteries, which stands for (uninterrupted power supply).

Many large computer systems have huge banks of these types of Sealed Lead Acid Batteries UK, they are even used in submarines and military vehicles. So the need for recycling is extremely important to us all. Many of these batteries are well known to golfers with electric golf carts these  vehicles use AGM batteries and Gel batteries, also people with boats will be very familiar with the AGM battery, there are many,many applications and millions of different types of lead acid batteries on the market.

 Article by Eric Roberts…www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk.

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. We also sell tyres online from our website www.pellonautocentre.com by using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size. We offer courtesy cars to local motorists who need to go to work and leave their car with us for work doing. We are also an official MOT testing station and are members of Motor-codes, who carry out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

 

038 Car battery-Triumph Dolomite just one of the cars that use an 038 Battery

038 Car battery

038 Car battery is still very popular after all these years

038 Car battery

12V 38 Ah 038 Car battery by Lucas

It does not seem that long ago. That I was fitting the 038 Car battery onto new models of cars. Hence, at the small garage that I worked at in Batley,West Yorkshire here in the UK.

Although the majority of cars that we worked on. Were British Leyland , we also repaired other makes of car. So, just as we do in today’s modern garages. Consequently, we also fitted our own tyres and Discount Car Batteries in those days. Because, these were the pre- quick fit days. As a result, the motorists came to us for a puncture repair or a new tyre. Where as today you would probably take the puncture to a specialised tyre depot. Not the local garage.

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Dolomite engine with an 038 Car battery 12V 35 Ah Numax Battery fitted

This also applied to car batteries, if one failed we would fit the battery ourselves, this was my job as I was classed as the junior and was given all the small jobs around the garage including doing puncture repairs and sweeping up. The most popular cars that we serviced were the smaller cars such as the original Minis, Maxis and other smaller cars such as Rovers and Riley’s almost all were fitted with an 038 Car battery. We also repaired other makes which included Hillman’s and Triumph’s. One of my favourites was the Hillman Imp although they were always in the garage having repairs done to them, they had some inherent faults and also rusted badly.

One thing in common the 038 battery

All these cars had one thing in common, they nearly all were fitted with a Type 038 Car battery  , especially the later models. This was to be one of the most popular batteries ever and in my opinion it still is today. These cars are now classed as classic cars and we still sell a tremendous amount of these batteries.

Later on in the 1970,s this battery was used on many of the Vauxhall cars such as the Vauxhall Viva and a new higher amperage battery came out for some of the bigger engined cars the 015 battery. This 015 battery is exactly the same size as the 038 battery but has more power and the 038 Car battery  is often replaced by the 015 when a new battery is required. Other popular cars to have this battery fitted was the new range of Triumphs, such as the Spitfires and the Dolomites and Toledo’s most of which were fitted with an 038 Car battery or a 015 battery.

Many of these cars have still survived and are lovingly restored by their owners. In Summer you can often spot these cars out for run on a nice sunny day. We recently supplied an 038 Car battery to the owner of Triumph Dolomite and I took a picture of the Numax battery sitting next to the engine, in the battery compartment. One of the other most popular cars that we supply batteries for are on the Triumph Spitfire. In my opinion this is still one of best looking cars on the road today.

038 car battery changes from premium to classic

    Many thanks Eric Roberts… 

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. Members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee.Hence, for all our work and parts. Selling, Cheap General Tyres online. So, from our website www.pellontyres.co.uk by using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size.Offering, courtesy cars to local

038 Car battery

New Lucas Premium Car Battery fitted and ready to go.

motorists who need to go to work. Leaving their car with us for work doing. We are also an official MOT testing station. Naturally, are members of Motor-codes.Carrying out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

 

Nissan Leaf Batteries-Want To Buy, Not Lease, Replacement- Electric- Car Batteries

Nissan Leaf Batteries

PluginCars.com Nissan Leaf Batteries Owners Want To Buy, Not Lease, Replacement Batteries PluginCars.com Nissan North America in June launched its LEAF battery replacement program, designed to give owners of high-mileage LEAFs a way to ensure that their…

 

eric roberts‘s insight:

Lithium-Ion Electric car batteries

This is news to me but possibly good news, I wonder if in the future the battery market will be like it is today. With many manufacturers selling to many dealers as a World wide

Nissan Leaf Batteries

Hydrogen cells are one of the competitors to the Nissan Leaf Batteries lithium-Ion cars of the future

market, or will the car makers try to keep the cheapest car batteries to themselves.

Certainly according to this report the customers want to buy their own Nissan Leaf Batteries and source them at the best price when they need replacing, at the moment i can not think past the post and can not imagine what the size of the battery market will be  when the cars become second and third hand.

At the moment we have a vibrant battery market, with many companies large and small having a share in the market ,but will this always be the case ?. Lithium-Ion batteries are now looking like the battery that will be used as the Nissan Leaf Batteries , along with other technologies, such as Hydrogen fuel calls. Another big development is with the Start-Stop car battery. You may ask How Does Stop Start Work?. This operates on the what you could call standard type vehicles and works by the cars engine being switched off when the car stop and re-starting when the car starts again saving fuel in the process. These batteries are 12 Volt Battery technology and are lead acid batteries and AGM batteries, this is because of the higher charging cycles that are available with different materials used in the making of the plates.

What do you think Eric Roberts..

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. We also sell tyres online from our website www.pellonautocentre.com by using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size. We offer courtesy cars to local motorists who need to go to work and leave their car with us for work doing. We are also an official MOT testing station and are members of Motor-codes, who carry out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

 

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Varta Car batteries-Varta Car Batteries Online UK made by Johnson Controls

Varta Car batteries

Wheel Alignment Problems

varta 096 Car batteries Black Dynamic battery

Our company is regarded as the UK’s No.1 supplier for all things battery related. Please visit our website to view our huge range of Varta Car batteries

Varta Batteries –A little History

“Varta batteries stands originally for (Vertrieb Aufladung Reparatur Transportabler Akkumulatoren) .With its headquarters in the German cities of Berlin and Hagen . Hence, in the district of Westphalia. Consequently, the business was bought by a certain Gunther Quandt . Just after the first world war.

The Varta Car batteries company . Then made batteries .Used in the second world war German battle machine. Batteries they made were used to help power submarines . Also for the German Luftwaffe. Mostly, the batteries were made by slave labour. Thus, under very poor working conditions. Perhaps the dark side of Varta Car batteries that we should forget.

Varta Car batteries

Varta Car batteries

The modern day Varta product . Therefore, is one of excellence . Raising standards of the new car battery world. With its quality battery products. After many changes in directors and company ownership . Varta Car batteries was purchased by Johnson Controls in 2002. Hence,this was thought to be a great step forward . Of course, in the battery industry . Raising the standards of quality even higher.

It is thought that Johnson Controls . As a result, paid in the region of $240 million for the Varta Car batteries side of the business .Accordingly, the deal went through by the end of 2003″...www.vartabatteries-yorkshire.co.uk

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Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. Members of Unipart Car Care centres .Giving a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. Selling tyres online from our website www.pellonautocentre.com .hence, using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size. As a result, we offer courtesy cars to local motorists. Needing to go to work and leave their car with us for work doing. Consequently, we are also an official MOT testing station and are members of Motor-codes. lastly, carrying out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

 

Bosch Batteries-Expect EVs To Achieve 180 Miles Of Range “Minimum” By 2020?

Bosch Batteries
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Post Updated 10th Jan 2014

Bosch batteries Expects EVs To Achieve 180 Miles Of Range “Minimum” By 2020 CleanTechnica Alternatively, even if batteries didn’t get cheaper, if their gravimetric energy densities increased enough, that would increase their range because they would be…

 

eric roberts‘s insight:

  Bosch batteries

Hi all this talk about doing 100 miles or 180 miles has become a bit of a challenge for the scientist and engineers throughout worlds

Bosch Batteries,electric cars

Electric cars  dash instrument, hoping to go further on one single charge? Bosch Batteries

universities including the large battery makers such as Johnson Controls the owners of Bosch Batteries ? in my opinion in order for us to help save the planet through less emissions, the Advantages of Electric Cars  are very few  at the moment, they should be made to sell at a price that we all can afford and not the privileged few . With more of these electric cars on the road we would then see the testing and results for more distance travelled at a faster pace, and towns and cities would be installing more and more charging points, i travel in the UK

Bosch Batteries,electric car charging

Electric car charging stations are still not a common site Bosch Batteries

extensively and only seen one charging point in Chester UK, the only other ones i have seen are a few in the States and in Paris France.

Also slightly going the subject, does anyone the know the difference that hilly country makes to the distance that electric cars will travel ?. The hills and mountains must make a huge difference in the distance  electric cars will travel.

Bosch Batteries

I agree with a greener planet. But I think that the car part of the equation.Therefore, is at a too a higher cost at the moment. Hence, a better idea would to put solar panels on all roofs.Even here in the UK. Perhaps this would be too easy ?

I have solar panels at it saves me a fortune and creates electricity into the grid.Of course, or is it because that if we all had Free Solar Panels.Then there would not be any need for all the electric companies. Hence, that we have at the moment.Of course, the green issue is all about making more money. Of course, for the large greedy companies. Also to round off ,the Ford motor company has started to experiment with solar panels fitted to their car roofs, that is well worth watching out for.

Eric Roberts

Hi I would like to introduce myself. I have worked in the Garage and tyre and Battery business now for 40 years. Working for a couple of national tyre companies. Hence, before starting my first business. Now owning a company here in the UK called Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre. Blogging about anything to do with cars and their related products. Naturally, that will help my business.

 

 

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Vintage Car Batteries-Delivered to a customer who lives Under the Humber Bridge?

Vintage Car Batteries

Customer wanted 2×421 Vintage car batteries

 Vintage Car Batteries

Vintage Car Batteries

Some of our battery customers leave things right up to the last minute. Most of these are people who are just going of on there holidays in a caravan or motorhome, only to find out that their batteries are flat, just before they set off on there journey.

We manage to get a battery off to them most times but I have admit not all the time,(couriers can be next to useless).

However last week we received a call from a guy who lived in a nice part of the country at the far end of the Humber Bridge, in a little town called Barton on Humber. The weather was lovely and sunny, but when he tried to start his vintage car, the batteries were flat and indeed the old  Car Batteries were completely de-funked.

He needed 2×421 vintage hard rubber Classic Car Batteries and fast. Barton is not too far from Halifax and so I sent him the batteries by express couriers, (namely ME). It was a beautiful sunny day,(for a change) and so I delivered his Vintage Batteries, just to the Lincolnshire end of the Bridge.

Customer received his 2x 6 volt 421 Vintage Car Batteries and was highly delighted with the service.

I was also pleased with my work and enjoyed a wonderful day looking at the wonderfully picturesque Humber Bridge.

Article written by Eric Roberts

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. Members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. Selling tyres online from our website www.pellontyres.co.uk .Using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size. Offering courtesy cars to local motorists. Needing to go to work and leave their car with us for work doing. Having an official MOT testing station.Members of Motor-codes.Carrying out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

 

 Vintage Car Batteries

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Ford Escort RS1600-My First Dream Car

Post Updated 10th Jan 2014

The Ford Escort RS1600 would be the one for me,(but it never happened) ?

The first time that I came across this car, was when I worked for one of the Goodyear tyres outlets Tyreservices GB. The company no longer exists, but in the sixties and seventies the company was thriving as this was the time that the tyre manufactures were expanding at a rapid rate, and buying out tyre retail depots all over the UK, to secure a top place for their tyre products.

Whole companies and single tyre depots were bought out by the tyre giants, in order for them to have a full coverage of depots in Great Britain. I remember getting promoted to Branch Manager and it was then that I became interested in car rallying.Ford Escort RS1600

Tyreservices began sponsoring a female driver called Chrissie Ashford in the late 70,s…  She was from North Yorkshire not too far from my depot in Huddersfield . All the depots received a memo asking for volunteers to fit the Goodyear rally tyres for Chrissie and a few other competitors at the local rallies including stages of the Mintex rally staged in Yorkshire.

 

I thought this was a great opportunity for me to gain some knowledge and so I became involved and this is where I began to be interested in the Ford Escort RS 1600, because this was the car that I would be following around the rallies. I believe that the car was then known as the Ford Escort Mexico and in 1970 the car became available to the public as a road going version called the Ford Escort Mexico. I can remember that we still had some working “woollen mills” in the area and the Mexicos were often bought by the rich sons of the wealthy mill owners, so we changed few tyres on these cars, Goodyears of course.

These Ford Escort cars were tremendous to watch

The road version of these classic racers the Mexico were miles away from my budget, as a branch manager we were poorly paid and could not afford Ford Escort RS1600one of these cars even the second hand car cost more than I could afford and in fact kept there prices high, I remember that I had to make do with yet another Mini.

The Mexico was capable of doing 0 to 60 in about 10.5 seconds and would cost around the £1100 brand new, far out of my reach, you must not forget that in those days there were no easy payment deals like today,s car buying public. This car did not have many competitors either, it was virtually in a class of its own. Even today one of these in good condition would

Ford Escort RS1600 on goodyear tyres

Ford Escort RS 2000 Rally Spec

cost you anything up to £20,000.00, (that’s how good they were). This car was tremendous to watch on the road and in the rallies.

The tyres were mainly different sizes of wide 13 inch, the road tyres were different to the rally tyres and the battery was the first type of heavy duty with the “bolt on terminals” part number085 battery(still available today)

For far more information…

“The engine however, was the most important part of the Ford Escort RS1600 as it was the first block that Cosworth – at the time, a very small company – had produced. ‘Cosseh’ as it became known as in later years, bored the engine of the Twin Cam out to 16 valves and dubbed it the BDA (Belt Drive A-Type). Cosworth used a clogged belt drive to spin the cams in time, and combined this with twice the number of valves. The result was the 1.6 litre engine having an increased output from 109 to 120 bhp for street use, and the RS1600 cemented its place in the hearts of driving purists over the world thanks to its light body, sharp handling and decent amount of power”… http://classiccarmag.net/ford-escort-rs1600-history/ .

This was a great part of my life as I also met my wife, who also worked for Tyreservices GB at the Dewsbury Branch.

Eric Roberts

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. We also sell Discount Goodyear Tyres Online from our website www.pellonautocentre.com by using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size. We offer courtesy cars to local motorists who need to go to work and leave their car with us for work doing. We are also an official MOT testing station and are members of Motor-codes, who carry out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

038 Lucas Battery- And New Tyres for This Wolsley Elf Mini

 038 Lucas Battery and Tyres that we fitted  were 145X10

I am totally amazed at the number of classic cars that are still on the today I thought that the time I reached my sixties, all these cars would have disappeared, but how wrong can you 038 Lucas Batteryget.

When Spring arrives all these old cars come out of their garages and are proudly driven about by their owners. This is when we see these cars in my garage, not a week will go by without us seen at least two classic cars having new tyres fitted or a new battery fitted or delivered from our internet site.

038 Lucas Battery

Triumph Spitfires are fitted with 038 Lucas Battery

The most popular battery this year has been the 038 Lucas Battery. This is the battery that was the big seller in the late sixties and early seventies, it fitted most British Leyland cars including the Wolsley Mini as  well as Vauxhalls and Hillmans. The 038 Lucas Battery fitted such cars as all the Mini Cars and 1100,s Vauxhall Vivas, Hillman Imps and many more. Many other models including the Triumph Spitfires also used the 038 Lucas Battery, making the battery very popular, even today.

Many of the older models were fitted with a 6volt battery system, which we still sell today. There is only one company that makes the 6 volt casings and this is in South Africa. They export this battery to all over the World where it is labelled up by many companies including Tungstone batteries and Numax batteries.

Back to tyres ?

038 Lucas Battery

Wolsley Elf having its new tyres fitted

However this week we were honored to have a Rolls Royce Wraith and this Mini visit us the Mini was owned by a local retired business man from Sowerby up in the hills next to Halifax, who called in to buy two front and have the wheel alignment corrected.

Anyhow the tyres were fitted and the wheel alignment carried out and of the car went. I cant wait for next week to see what the next classic car comes through the doors.

www.vartabatteries-yorkshire.co.uk

Eric Roberts

Hi I would like to introduce myself. I have worked in the Garage and tyre and Leisure Battery business now for 40 years. I worked for a couple of national tyre companies before starting my first business. I now own a company here in the UK called Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre, and I am a keen blogger about anything to do with cars and their related products that will help my business.

096 New Car Battery -Check Your Alternator as well as your old battery

096 New Car Battery

096 New Car Battery and Car Alternators

If your car requires another 096 New Car Battery. Hence, it is well worth having your cars dynamo checked out. We here at batteriesontheweb.co.uk  have fitted thousands of car batteries . Only for the car 

096 New Car Battery

When having a new 096 New Car Battery fitted always have the dynamo checked out, or you may be storing trouble for yourself in the future, with a further battery failure.

owners to return in a week or two . Stating that theirs  is “not working very well”. Only to find out after a test. That it is not working correctly.
When you have a new one fitted . Then, you should ask yourself a few questions?.

096 New Car Battery

A simple voltmeter like this is a handy tool to have, and will show how many volts that your battery has in it.

Has yours  failed? Are you absolutely certain that it isn’t something else . Such as the  starter?. Determining which part has failed . Therefore, is essential toward avoiding unnecessarily costs . By

replacing something that hasn’t even really failed. Although it is usually the case the faulty alternator can also have damaged your 096 New Car Battery. Let’s take a look at some steps you can take to determine that your has failed and has not in fact,  packed in?.

If you own an voltage testing machine, you can test to see whether your car’s Alternator  is charging correctly. For most people this isn’t practical, as few motorists own such an expensive piece of equipment. For everyone else, there is a practical way for you to easily check to see if yours  is working properly:

096 New Car Battery

1: Connect a volt meter to your 096 New Car Battery. These can only cost about £6 from E-Bay and are a useful tool to own.

2: Start your car

3: Observe the voltage output on the volt meter so that you can make an accurate determination.

If there is an increase in voltage when you start your car, then your alternator is more than likely working just fine. It will be most Likely that  your battery is the culprit; check the 096 New Car Battery itself and the connections to make a final determination.096 New Car Battery

If there is no increase in voltage, you are likely looking at having to replace your alternator.

The next step, of course, is to determine whether you will replace the alternator yourself or have someone else do the job. Some things to keep in mind as you weigh your options include:

If you trust your vehicle to a local service centre or better still a Unipart Car Care Centre (UCCC), what will the total cost of the work be including the part and labour? Will there be a guarantee? From a Unipart centre they will certainly be a guarantee, on most parts this will be 12 months on electrical goods and 2 years on other parts.

If you decide to do the work yourself, do you have all the tools on hand to get the work done? Do you own a repair manual? Do you want to purchase a new alternator or will a re-conditioned unit do the job? Another option would be to buy one from the local scrap yard, but you could be in a similar position six months down the road.

096 New Car Battery

Your choices today are much greater than they were say ten years ago, before internet shopping became a strong factor in bringing down the price of high auto parts prices. Several online wholesalers, including the Andrew Pages of this world,This way of buying is fine but to-days cars are becoming much more refined and complicated and even we at PellonAutocentre in Halifax make mistakes and order the wrong ones.
In my opinion it would be best to leave the job to the experts and visit your local Unipart Car Care Centre, who will give you a FREE battery test and also knowing that the work carried out will be guaranteed throughout the UK, to give you a great peace of mind.

Post written by Eric Roberts

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Lucas Premium Batteries-Key to Hassle-Free-Car Maintenance from Johnson Controls

Cars and Lucas Premium Batteries have become such an essential part of people’s lives in today’s world.

Not only are they a mode of transportation, but also a reflection of their respective owners this relates to different types of Lucas Premium Batteries and which car drivers buy, some of our online customers just want the Cheap Car Batteries and other people prefer to buy a well known make, such as Lucas Premium Batteries. If you require a certain type of battery for your vehicle, say with a different terminal such as early Ford vehicle, like say the Cortina or early Escort, then you can look for products on the search engines and type in ” Lucas Batteries to fit Ford Cortinas”.

Lucas Premium Batteries

Lucas Premium Batteries

Owning a vehicle has also become supposedly easier because there are more options now and the used auto industry is more organized and sophisticated – thanks to the Internet and e-commerce. However, a lot of people still remain vehicle-less or stuck with their old ones  because the not-so-recent global economic crisis has decreased their purchasing power, the average family in the UK spends £3000 a year less than before the financial crisis started.

For these reasons, it is important to keep your vehicle in tiptop shape for as long as possible, and this could be achieved with proper auto maintenance. Apart from the periodic oil changes and tune-ups, it is also crucial that your car be installed with dependable and well-performing Lucas Premium Batteries.

Majority of the world’s vehicle owners drive cars run on fossil fuels, but these cars require electric energy as well. Without good Lucas Premium Batteries, your car will not be able to start, nor will it be able to have access to electrical power in the event of an alternator failure. In addition, nearly all new car models have an on-board computer which is also powered by electricity supplied by car batteries. Suffice it to say, people must pay as much attention to their car batteries as other aspects of their cars. There are numerous dealers of well-known brands such as Tungstone, Varta, and Lucas , and they can be found at regular shops or online. They are best places to go to for information and recommendations for the most suitable Lucas Premium Batteries for your car. There are certain factors to consider in choosing a Replacement Car Battery by Lucas Premium Batteries, and by being aware of these, you can ensure the longevity of your battery and the overall stress-free maintenance of your vehicle.

The first consideration is which battery is for you. This can be determined by checking the size of your engine and by measuring the dimensions of your existing battery. There are standard group sizes which cover all types of Lucas batteries, and also determines their terminal configurations.

 You can find out the group size of your car battery by checking the owner’s manual or through certain online sources for battery cataloging. Another important factor to consider is

Lucas Premium Batteries

This Lucas Premium Batteries has special bolt on terminals to fit early Ford cars

the battery’s reserve capacity. This is an important element in choosing a good car battery because it determines how long the battery can supply the required electrical power in case the car’s alternator fails to function. The best way to make sure that you buy the correct one is to replace it with exactly the same part numbers as the one on the car. You can also telephone your online dealer to choose the correct one for your vehicle, also beware of online companies who are not willing to help you, a confident honest company will have all contact details at hand to give you the correct advice, and if they do not then don’t buy off them, as they may not be there in two years time if your battery should go faulty.

Cold cranking amps or CCA refers to your power rating in terms of its ability to start your vehicle and supply electrical power even during extremely cold weather. Naturally, you will have to choose a new product with a rating higher than or equal to car’s original one. This will ensure that your car will continue to operate smoothly even in the harshest winters. Last but not least is the brand of the car battery. There are many brands to choose from but only a handful are reliable and of good quality. In the UK, you can easily find Lucas Premium Batteries for any type of vehicle. Along with other makes and types, this is one of the most cost-effective brands known for its long life and stability.

Lucas are made by Johnson Controls probably the World largest battery makers

This post was compiled by Eric Roberts…www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk

Eric Roberts

Hi I would like to introduce myself. I have worked in the Garage and tyre and Lucas Car Battery business now for 40 years. I worked for a couple of national tyre companies before starting my first business. I now own a company here in the UK called Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre, and I am a keen blogger about anything to do with cars and their related products that will help my business.