How to discharge lead-acid batteries

In this blog, you’ll learn how to use a professional battery discharger. A lead-acid battery is the most expensive part of your equipment. Making sure it’s in good condition is not just important for keeping your equipment functioning properly - it can also save you lots of money because you aren’t replacing batteries prematurely.

Battery regenerator

Established in 2003 and based near Ghent, Belgium, Energic Plus is part of the TVH Group, a global leader in the area of material handling and industrial vehicle aftermarkets. Among the company’s numerous engineering activities, Energic Plus is addressing a trend that’s taking place across several different industries that sees the replacement of lead-acid batteries as they reach the end of their lifespan. 

How to maintain your lead-acid-battery

Do you know the main reason lead-acid batteries break down and lose capacity? Battery sulfation. It’s the cause of these issues 80% of the time. But with the right tools for battery maintenance and a little investment of time, you’ll bring your batteries back to life and keep them functioning reliably. Learn everything you need to know about battery maintenance.

Battery maintenance

Starting problems are quite common, but a little attention to your battery can work wonders! We provide you with 5 tips to maintain your battery. That way you can save a lot of time and a large sum of unnecessary costs.


Time is money … Everyone has heard this saying, but working hastily can lead to unpleasant and dangerous situations.

before using a charger

When you purchase a new battery charger, it is very important to take certain things into account before plugging it into the socket. If an incorrect action is performed, your new battery charger could fail. What exactly do you need to pay attention to? Let's give you a summary.

Traction battery charger

Batteries are often referred to as the ‘heart of the electric lift truck’. So it is important to take care of them in the best possible way. But what do you need to pay attention to in order to charge your traction batteries as efficiently as possible? We gathered some tips for you.


Do you wish to extend the lifespan of your batteries? Do you want to obtain a maximum return from your machine? The traction battery charger plays a crucial part in this. Charging properly means that the empty battery will regain the correct amount of energy in the available time. 

Traction chargers

When working with batteries, it’s not unusual to experience a reduction in battery life. Over 50% of all battery issues are not related to the battery itself but rather to the inefficient charging methods or an incompatibility between the charger and batteries, you can read more about this in the blog post How do I correctly charge traction batteries?

High frequency chargers

It is obvious that an empty rechargeable battery must be recharged, but this must be done with the most appropriate charger. Charging properly means that the battery will regain the correct amount of energy in the available time.