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Saft’s new Compact nickel batteries to streamline footprint and maintenance budgets for industrial sites: 

  • This new range of nickel backup batteries is designed to support critical systems in remote and hard-to-reach industrial installations
  • Operators can upgrade directly from VRLA batteries in the same footprint and using existing chargers
  • Compact nickel batteries offer a long operational life of over 20 years, at least 3 times more than VRLA batteries.

Saft’s new Compact range of maintenance-free nickel technology industrial backup batteries can be fitted in the same footprint and share charging protocols as lead-acid batteries. As a result, operators can upgrade to nickel technology in their existing cabinets and immediately improve reliability and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). 

The Compact nickel batteries are directly compatible with valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery chargers. Normally, nickel batteries require a boost charge to reach a fully charged state. However, the new Compact range requires only a single step charging voltage of 1.39 Volts per cell. This makes it possible to use them as a direct drop-in replacement for existing VRLA batteries. This development builds on Saft’s successful introduction of similar innovative features in its Uptimax block batteries.



Document Category Last update Language
Compact product brochure Product brochure 19/10/2020 English DL
Ni-Cd Compact BIS battery information sheet Battery Information Sheet (BIS) 28/09/2020 English DL
Oil and gas market brochure Market Brochure 20/12/2019 English DL
Industrial Standby market brochure Market Brochure 26/02/2020 English DL
Compact I&O Product I&O sheet 21/10/2020 English DL