All About Batteries

Watering Your Battery

There are two conditions when watering can be harmful to your batteries. One is over watering and the other is under watering. It seems like most everyone does one or the other. In our recent meeting with the Trojan battery gurus, they told us that over watering is perhaps more harmful to the batteries than under watering, but they are both bad for the batteries. So we will talk about watering first.

Over-Watering Your Batteries

The liquid (electrolyte) in a battery is a solution of water and hydrosulphuric acid mixed to a certain Specific Gravity (sp). During the normal process of charging and discharging the specific gravity of the electrolyte changes rather drastically.  Continue reading