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

  • This new range of nickel 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 battery solutions 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 batteries for industrial backup 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 battery systems 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 Ni-Cd 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 nickel battery solutions.



Document Category Last update Language
Ni-Cd Compact BIS battery information sheet Battery Information Sheet (BIS) 28/09/2020 English DL
Compact product brochure Product brochure 16/06/2021 English DL
Electric Utilities market brochure Market Brochure 30/07/2021 English DL
Oil and gas market brochure Market Brochure 20/12/2019 English DL
Rail market brochure Market Brochure 08/12/2021 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