On National Road Trip Day, Choose an ODYSSEY® Battery for a Dependable Journey

On National Road Trip Day, Choose an ODYSSEY® Battery for a Dependable Journey

On May 27th, National Road Trip Day will be celebrated to kick off the summer season. Starting with Memorial Day weekend, millions of Americans will take to the road to visit friends and family, while paying tribute to our fallen American heroes. Memorial Day weekend is also the unofficial start to summer, which brings plenty of camping and weekending to many different locations. If a Recreational Vehicle (RV) is your way of transportation during this National Road Trip Day, or even throughout the summer season, consider powering it with an ODYSSEY® battery from EnerSys®.

ODYSSEY® batteries are manufactured with proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology, allowing the pure lead plates to be made thinner so more fit inside the battery case. This provides more surface area than conventional batteries for extra power in a given group size and ample cranking even at a low Depth of Discharge (DOD). ODYSSEY® batteries are extremely temperature tolerant, with an operating range from -40°F (-40°C) to 140°F (60°C). The battery also offers greater cycle life than conventional batteries for frequent deep discharges that can occur when powering on-board accessories.

Even though RVs are designed to endure most weather conditions, they still require attention, especially if they sit dormant throughout the winter. ODYSSEY® batteries, however, are designed to be stored up to two years at 77°F (25°C) from a fully charged state. Their densely packed flat plates minimize unused space, unlike popular spiral-wound batteries with a six-pack design, to provide 15 percent more plate surface area for more overall power. ODYSSEY® batteries include a massive deep-cycle reserve capacity, as well as enormous cranking power that is enough to provide engine-cranking pulses in excess of 2250 amps for five seconds. The battery’s vibration resistant and non-spillable Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) design means it can handle the harsh conditions the road may present.

Start off National Road Trip Day by choosing an ODYSSEY® battery for your RV Applications.

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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.


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