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Life Test for Heavy-Duty Storage Batteries (Lead Acid Type only)
- Ground Vehicle Standard
Published January 24, 2018 by SAE International in United States
Downloadable datasets availableAnnotation ability available
This SAE Standard applies to lead-acid 12 V heavy-duty storage batteries as described in SAE J537 and SAE J930 for uses in starting, lighting and ignition (SLI) applications on motor vehicles and/or off-road machines. These applications have some of the following characteristics:
High levels of power are required to start the vehicle’s internal combustion engine. The need to supply this power limits the maximum depth of discharge to a fraction of the total capacity of the battery. The battery must be maintained at a charge level sufficient to perform this primary function by vehicle’s voltage-regulated charging system.
The vehicle’s engine powers a voltage regulated charging system that limits the charging voltage when spinning at sufficient speed and when total loads do not exceed its output limits.
The battery is subject to deeper discharging than a typical automotive application as a result of the following conditions:
High daily hours of use
High numbers of starts per day
Electrical loads often exceeding charging system output (at idle)
Batteries will be classified into two types for this life test. Type 1 applies to BCI group sizes typically with reserve capacity (RC) rating of 250 minutes or less. Type 2 applies to larger batteries typically with reserve capacity greater than 250 minutes.
This standard is being revised to correct references to other SAE documents.
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Storage Batteries for Off-Road Self-Propelled Work Machines|
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Life Test for Automotive Storage Batteries|
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Storage Batteries|
Data Sets - Support Documents
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|J240||This document is not part of the subscrption.|
|J240_201212||Life Test for Automotive Storage Batteries|
|J2801_201308||Comprehensive Life Test for 12 V Automotive Storage Batteries|
|J930_201605||Storage Batteries for Off-Road Self-Propelled Work Machines|
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