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Epsilor introduces new 6T batteries

11th September 2017 - 12:09 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Epsilor has launched a new lithium rechargeable 6T battery product line, the company announced on 7 September.

The new batteries are designed for next generation armoured vehicles, and are also suitable as drop-in replacements for traditional lead-acid batteries.

The batteries come in Li-Ion-based 4.3kWh (176Ah) and LiFePO4-based 2.0kWh (80Ah) configurations.

Epsilor's 6T batteries have an excellent energy density in the Li-Ion configuration for extremely long silent watch. In the LiFePO4 configuration it has over 3,000 charging cycles and up to a ten year operational life. The batteries feature self-balancing, self-charging and charge current management capability that supports smooth operation of new vehicles as well as older generation vehicles.

Ronen Badichi, president, Epsilor, said: ‘Our new 6T product family is designed to meet the needs of the fast developing market of modern armoured vehicles with extended silent watch and more efficient fuel consumption.

‘These smart drop-in replacements for traditional batteries are a perfect solution for new vehicles as well as for retrofit and modernisation programmes of existing armoured fleets in NATO and in other advanced land forces.’

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