27 Jan '18, 9pm

Battery Box Design | Home Power Magazine

Battery Box Design | Home Power Magazine

Batteries are a necessary, albeit expensive, component in off-grid RE systems—so you’ll want to give them good care. Good battery enclosure design and construction will protect you, your family, and your property from potential battery mishaps, and can enhance the effectiveness of the battery bank as well. Battery enclosures serve four main functions: • Provide physical protection to the batteries from tools, falls, dust, debris, etc. • Isolate and safely vent hydrogen gas to the outdoors. • Maintain a consistent temperature among the cells. • Meet the requirements of the National Electrical Code , Articles 480 and 690 (Section 690.71), see sidebar. Physical Protection. Batteries store electrical energy using a chemical reaction, and can present acid burn, electrical burns, or explosion hazards if they are improperly handled or contained. When it comes to housing your batt...

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