EnerSys® Offers New ODYSSEY® Battery Technical Tip Videos on YouTube

READING, Pennsylvania, May 24, 2018 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, has added three new technical tip videos to is ODYSSEY® Battery YouTube channel. The videos address how to inspect, how to test and how to charge ODYSSEY® batteries for commercial heavy duty trucks.

Battery inspection is vital to ensure it is in proper working condition. The “How to inspect your ODYSSEY® battery” video addresses inspection, cleaning and troubleshooting. It discusses inspecting the hold down for ideal functionality as well as the cleanliness of the cables. Additionally, the video explains how to test the battery’s voltage.

The “Testing an ODYSSEY® battery” video addresses proper battery testing and the equipment needed for a successful test. It shows how to use terminal adaptors, a volt meter and a battery tester to obtain the most effective results and confirm your battery is in good working condition.

The “How to charge an ODYSSEY® battery” video discusses how to properly and quickly charge ODYSSEY® batteries. If the proper equipment is used, charging an ODYSSEY® battery is typically easier than charging a standard lead calcium battery due to their very low internal resistance. The video shows how to prepare an ODYSSEY® battery for charging, and details how to use a PAC charger.

Each technical tip video can be viewed on the ODYSSEY® Battery YouTube channel at Always be sure to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for battery care and handling, and direct any questions to your battery professional.

“ODYSSEY® batteries are designed to provide superior performance for a variety of applications,” said Alan Kohler, transportation and specialty marketing manager at EnerSys. “Our series of technical tip videos help users achieve the highest level of results from each ODYSSEY® battery, ultimately helping to increase uptime and reduce total cost of ownership.”

ODYSSEY® batteries feature a three- to 10-year service life and two-year storage life at 77°F (25°C). They are vibration resistant and classified as “non-spillable” by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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EnerSys®, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric-powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.

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