Renewable Energy Batteries

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Renewable Energy Batteries

First National Battery manufactures and distributes a range of solar power cells specifically designed for solar power installations. These cells store solar energy for long periods of time. They offer higher cycle life and a lower discharge rate than cells in conventional applications. The First National Battery solar batteries are also exported to Australia.

Solar power batteries can be used for:

  • Microwave stations
  • Radio repeaters
  • Remote or hard to reach installation
  • Renewable energy installation

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M-Solar Battery Specifications

Cell Type Battery Voltage Capacity C100 @ 25°C Battery Dimensions (mm) Approx Mass (kg) Acid Volume per Cell (litres)
Length Width Height
3 MIL 15 S 6 575 585 182 445 80.0 5.6
3 MIL 17 S 6 655 585 198 445 91.0 6.3
3 MIL 19 S 6 740 585 210 445 106.0 6.8
3 MIL 21 S 6 820 585 230 445 116.0 7.2
3 MIL 25 S 6 985 585 262 445 133.0 8.4
2 MTL 25 S 4 1105 411 262 497 97.0 10.7
2 MTH 27 S 4 1400 415 262 585 120.0 11.3
2 MTE 21 S 4 1445 415 230 735 127.0 13.0
2 MTE 25 S 4 1735 415 262 735 145 14.2
2 MTE 27 S 4 1880 415 262 735 154 15.0
2 MTE 29 S 4 2025 415 262 735 161 14.0

Raylite Tubular RCT Cells - Specification Data

Click Cell type to view or print additional detail and discharge data for a specific cell.
To view data for entire range, click here: Constant Current : Constant Power. Data shown is for 1.210 SG acid In Planté cells and 1.250 SG acid in Flat Plate cells. Rates quicker than 1 hour have copper posts in all except YAP cells.

Type Nom
V
C10 @
25°C
L
mm
W
mm
H
mm
Wet Weight (kg)
3RCT150 2 150 103 206 355 16.3
4RCT200 2 200 103 206 355 19.9
5RCT250 2 250 124 206 355 24.8
6RCT300 2 300 145 206 355 29.8
5RCT350 2 350 124 206 471 34.7
6RCT420 2 420 145 206 471 41.2
7RCT490 2 490 166 206 471 48
6RCT600 2 600 145 206 646 42.4
7RCT700 2 700 191 210 646 57.1
8RCT800 2 800 191 210 646 61.1
9RCT900 2 900 233 210 646 73
10RCT1000 2 1000 233 210 646 77.1
11RCT1100 2 1100 275 210 646 88.1
12RCT1200 2 1200 275 210 646 92.2
11RCT1375 2 1375 275 210 771 108.8
12RCT1500 2 1500 275 210 771 114.7
13RCT1625 2 1625 397 212 771 138.3
14RCT1750 2 1750 397 212 771 144.1
15RCT1875 2 1875 397 212 771 150.5
16RCT2000 2 2000 397 212 771 156.3
17RCT2125 2 2125 487 212 771 181
18RCT2250 2 2250 487 212 771 185.1
19RCT2375 2 2375 487 212 771 188.9
20RCT2500 2 2500 487 212 771 194.3
24RCT3000 2 3000 576 212 771 244

RR Solar Battery Specifications

Recharging the Leisure Battery
The batteries are charged at a current equivalent to 0.1 times the capacity expressed in Ampere hours (Ah) for a maximum of 15 hours. (12 - 13 hours would normally be sufficient with a constant current charger, but 15 hours may be necessary with a taper charger.)

The duration of the recharge will depend on the extent of the discharge that the battery has experienced. As an example the 50 Ah type RR1 battery that has been utilised for 3 hours for lighting a 100W lamp would have consumed 24.9 Ah and therefore must be charged at 5 Ampere for approximately 6 hours.

Battery Type Plates / Cell Capacity
20 Hr Cn
Dimensions
Length
mm
Width
mm
Height
mm
RR2* 17 96 352 175 226
SMF 100 - 102 328 171 239
FMF 102 - 102 328 171 219
FMF 230 - 230 517 276 217
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