Today’s heavy-duty trucks are more advanced than ever before, with more technology enhancements added in the last decade than in the past 50 years. While technology has improved the operating experience, it has also increased the need for more power and energy storage than ever before. A plethora of safety, comfort, vehicle connectivity and infotainment features have increased the drain on the battery, requiring additional stored energy. Fortunately, the advanced battery engineering built into ODYSSEY® batteries from EnerSys® delivers everything needed and more. It’s a deep cycle battery with long lasting resilience and double to triple the 5 second cranking power of equally sized conventional flooded lead acid batteries.
Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) ODYSSEY® batteries are manufactured with proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology, which offers several advantages for longer-haul, heavy-duty truck applications.
Reserve Power to Spare
When a sleeper cab is in use and no-idle laws are in effect, ODYSSEY® batteries offer best-in-class cycling and starting performance, with the power to support all the comforts of a sleeper cab and easily start the engine the next day. With the 220 minutes of reserve capacity and 100 amp-hour nominal capacity of the ODX-AGM31 ODYSSEY® Extreme battery model, you can be assured of more than 3 hours of reserve capacity per battery after shutting down the engine.
Depending upon the season, a heavy-duty truck that’s traveling cross country can come across weather conditions ranging temperatures between 0°F (-17.78°C) – 100°F (37.78°C). Extreme heat or cold can have a negative impact on overall battery performance. ODYSSEY® batteries offer extreme temperature tolerance, from temperatures as low as -40°F (-40°C) to as high as 176°F (80°C). The amazing 1150 CCA rating of the ODX-AGM31 ODYSSEY® Extreme battery means there is no need to worry about starting your heavy-duty truck in cold weather.
Built for the Roughest Roads
ODYSSEY® batteries rugged TPPL construction provides best in class shock and vibration resistance, and as a sealed battery, there is never a risk of spills or leakage. The batteries can be mounted in virtually any position except inverted. They are classified as “non-spillable” by the US Department of Transportation—meaning no acid can spill even if cracked or broken.
ODYSSEY® batteries have a high recharge efficiency among other sealed lead acid battery on the market, capable of 100% recharge in 4–6 hours.
Made to Last
Operating a heavy-duty vehicle, you have enough things to think about without worrying about your battery. ODYSSEY® batteries offer a longer service life—typically three times that of conventional batteries—saving you money on replacement costs. They also feature up to 400 cycles at 80% Depth of Discharge (DOD), delivering higher stable voltage for longer periods of time. You can also eliminate thinking about battery maintenance. ODYSSEY® batteries are virtually maintenance-free and never need watering.
Enjoy the Comfort of Quality
Long haul or shorter assignment, comfort in your heavy-duty truck comes in many forms, whether it’s provided by the amenities and accessories your heavy-duty truck is equipped with, or confidence in knowing your long-lasting ODYSSEY® battery will see you through your cross-country trek.
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy systems solutions and motive power batteries, specialty batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Energy Systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution and energy storage, are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies and numerous applications. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles requiring stored energy solutions. Specialty batteries are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, premium automotive, medical and security systems applications. EnerSys also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world. With the NorthStar acquisition, EnerSys has solidified its position as the market leader for premium Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries, which are sold across all three lines of business. More information regarding EnerSys can be found at www.enersys.com.
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