EnerSys® is Taking Safety to the Next Level with Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Underwriter Laboratories (UL) Listing
READING, Pennsylvania, March 8, 2022 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, is taking industrial, electric-powered vehicle safety to the next level by obtaining UL 2580 Listing of its NexSys® iON batteries. Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a global safety certification company that delivers Testing, Inspection, and Certification (TIC), training and advisory services worldwide. The UL 2580 Listing applies to batteries in electric vehicles such as forklift trucks, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) used in the material handling industry. UL 2580 Listing includes the assessment of several safety protocols such as simulated abuse conditions, as well as electrical, mechanical, and environmental testing. With the UL 2580 Listing of NexSys® iON batteries, EnerSys® is committed to providing safe, dependable, and resilient power solutions for material handling applications.
Combining the latest Li-ion chemistry with cost-effective modularity, NexSys® iON batteries are engineered with high performance cells to deliver high energy capacity in a smaller footprint. They are also designed to meet Automotive / Rigorous Functional Safety Standard ISO 26262, making EnerSys® the first battery manufacturer to bring this compliance standard to the material handling industry.
“ISO 26262 is an automotive industry standard that far exceeds industrial compliance requirements which is why we developed our integrated Battery Management System (BMS) for NexSys® iON batteries according to this prestigious safety standard,” said Harold Vanasse, Senior Director of Marketing, Motive Power Global at EnerSys. “Now, with the addition of UL 2580 Listing, this further exemplifies our commitment to reach new heights of product safety.”
Ideal for heavy-duty applications, virtually maintenance-free NexSys® iON batteries feature an integrated Battery Management System (BMS) that supports greater safety, reliability and battery life by performing auto-diagnosis, voltage limitation (charge and discharge) and communication of performance data. With modular construction, NexSys® iON batteries are precisely engineered according to operational demand for a lower initial investment and can maintain a high State of Charge (SOC) because of its speed of recharge capabilities.
For more information about EnerSys® and its full line of products, systems, and support, visit www.enersys.com or contact your local EnerSys representative.
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy systems solutions and motive power batteries, specialty batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Energy Systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution and energy storage, are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles requiring stored energy solutions. Specialty batteries are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, premium automotive, medical and security systems applications. EnerSys also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world. With the NorthStar acquisition, EnerSys has solidified its position as the market leader for premium Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries which are sold across all three lines of business. More information regarding EnerSys can be found at www.enersys.com.
Sustainability at EnerSys is about more than just the benefits and impacts of our products. Our commitment to sustainability encompasses many important environmental, social and governance issues. Sustainability is a fundamental part of how we manage our own operations. Minimizing our environmental footprint is a priority. Sustainability is our commitment to our employees, our customers and the communities we serve. Our products facilitate positive environmental, social and economic impacts around the world. To learn more visit: https://www.enersys.com/en/about-us/sustainability/.
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