High Reliability and Fire Retardant Yuasa NPL Industrial Batteries available from Gresham Power Electronics

Gresham Power Electronics, the Salisbury based Defence and Commercial power conversion specialist, and authorised Yuasa battery distributor announces the availability of two series of high reliability industrial batteries

The Yuasa NPL Industrial Battery range offers users complete peace of mind by maintaining system power with the most reliable industrial batteries on the market. The culmination of over seven decades of battery manufacturing experience, Yuasa’s NPL series is the ideal power source for electronic equipment in industrial applications.

The NPL range is an enhanced version of the established NP design offering a longer service life, from 10-12 years, and complies with IEC 60896-21+22. All other mechanical and electrical attributes and operational characteristics of NPL range are the same as the original NP series offering users as simple upgrade pathway.

Flame retardant versions of Yuasa NPL batteries are available, the NPL-FR range. The standard case material is flame retardant to (UL94) HBØ while the flame retardant version meets UL94:VØ (oxygen index 30) and complies with BS6290 Part 4 (1997).

Key features of the NPL and original NP rechargeable lead acid battery series include sealed leak proof construction and excellent multipurpose performance in either float or cyclic applications. Other benefits include superb recovery from deep discharge, electrolyte suspension system and gas recombination, superior energy density and lead calcium grids for extended life. Yuasa VRLA (valve-regulated lead-acid), batteries can be used in any orientation (excluding continuous use inverted)

Karen Jay, Operations manager at Gresham Power Electronics, comments, “We have been using Yuasa batteries in our own defence products for many years and are very impressed with their reliability and operational life. We now always fit flame retardant NPL-FR batteries to all of our own UPS for even greater system security.”

Yuasa NP and NPL batteries are manufactured in the Yuasa UK factory to ISO 9001:2015 and application specific designs are available on request. Yuasa is also fully committed fulfil its obligations as a “Producer” of Industrial batteries as described in the Directive 2006/66/EC and the Waste Batteries and Accumulator Regulations 2009 and meets the requirements of ISO 14001 for environmental management.

Full product data for Yuasa batteries from Gresham Power can be found here:

Gresham Power offers industrial, medical, CompactPCI, rail, transportation, test and laboratory power solutions from world-class manufacturers. The present market leading and cost competitive open frame power supplies, modular configurable and encapsulated power supplies, programmable power supplies, electronic loads and DC:DC converters are being rapidly expanded by leveraging the access to products of their new Coolisys Power Solutions Group partners.

Gresham’s vast experience of designing and manufacturing defence power systems is available to customers to provide modified standard or full custom power supply designs when required. Gresham can also supply a new range of defence power products for land-based and vehicle applications to complement its world-class naval power systems that are utilised by over 20 different countries throughout the world.

The full Gresham Power Electronics product range includes; OEM and external power supplies for advanced multi-media applications, medical, industrial, defence, communications, broadcast systems and LED lighting but to name a few. Hot-swap power shelves and products for telecoms as well as static frequency converters, DC UPS, distributed power systems and DC:AC inverters for Naval Defence markets.
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