Has anyone done any research or got any information on battery safety?
We have had an incdient - a 12V battery exploded. The battery was on
permanent charge - self regulating charger. The charger is a "smart
charger" supposed to stop when charged. Also, the battery has a vent
in it, so if the pressure builds up it bursts the vent valve. It was
relatively new too - < 3yrs old. The battery was a ”œMaintenance Free”
gel lead acid type battery.
We work in a tropical climate. The protective box is well
ventilated, and the incident ocurred in the evening - cooler weather.
We are wondering whether there is such a product as an explosion
proof battery, or other recommendations to eliminate this risk in our