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What Kinds of Batteries Can a Wheelchair Use?
Millions of people who would be unable to get around without electric wheelchairs are now able to do so. All of this is possible for wheelchairs because of their battery systems. Batteries for wheelchairs are the subject of today’s article.
We’ll go over the options for wheelchair batteries and how they work. To help you get the most out of your electric wheelchair, we’ll go over some of the advantages and disadvantages of each model, as well as provide helpful advice on how to charge and maintain it. We’ll break down a few of the pros and cons of each, and to get the most out of your electric wheelchair,
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How Can You Tell What Voltage Wheelchair Batteries Are?
When discussing wheelchair batteries, you should be aware of two important concepts: voltage and chemistry. One way to describe how effective a battery is is by its voltage. Most wheelchair batteries are 12-volt batteries; however, most electric wheelchairs run on 24-volt systems, meaning that two 12-volt batteries are required for most electric wheelchairs.
When buying wheelchair batteries, it is important that the batteries have the same chemistry and amp hour rating. The amp hour rating is a measurement of how much amperage a battery can provide for exactly one hour. The more amp hours in a battery, the longer your chair will be able to run.
How Long Should Wheelchair Batteries Last?
The capacity of a wheelchair battery is designed to provide around eight hours of use and last between one and two years, However, these figures might change depending on factors including how frequently you use your wheelchair, how much weight you carry, the sort of terrain you travel on, and how well you charge your wheelchair batteries.
Where Can You Find a Wheelchair Battery Charger?
The first and foremost rule of battery charging is to use a charger that is appropriate for the battery’s chemistry and voltage. A wheelchair that uses two 12-volt gel-sealed lead acid batteries requires a charger that is both compatible with gel cells and can produce 24 volts. Many modern battery chargers offer multiple settings for different types of batteries, so always check before charging that it is set correctly for your type of battery.
Can You Damage a Wheelchair Battery by Charging It Too Long?
Overcharging and undercharging a battery can both be harmful to it. To avoid these problems, you should monitor the charging process to ensure that batteries are charging for the proper amount of time. Alternatively, you can use an automatic charger, which will monitor your battery to maintain the ideal charge. It will automatically switch itself off when your battery is fully charged and begin charging again once your battery begins to discharge.
How Does the Battery in a Wheelchair Work?
Let’s discuss chemistry right now. Deep-cycle lithium-ion battery packs are one option for powering electric wheelchairs. Lithium-ion batteries, as described by Battery Expert, generate power by means of a series of chemical reactions between the plates packed inside and a sulfuric acid solution called an electrolyte.
The electrolyte between the plates of a Battery Expert lithium-ion battery pack is suspended in a series of fiberglass separators. The silica ingredient in the electrolyte of a gel battery causes the electrolyte to assume a gel-like consistency. What is meant by the phrase “deep cycle” needs to be defined as well. For extended periods of time, deep cycle batteries only need to deliver a moderate amount of power. Because of their long cycle life, deep-cycle batteries can power wheelchairs for long periods of time.
Batteries with a deep cycle design must be run down to zero before being charged.
A wheelchair’s battery should be fully charged after 8 hours.
If you want to use it again, charge it completely beforehand.
Avoid storing a dead battery by charging it to full capacity before putting it away.
Keep the batteries in a cool, dry area at all times.
Always keep an eye out for rust or other signs of deformation in your battery.
Where Can I Have the Battery in My Wheelchair Checked?
You should get your battery checked if it isn’t keeping a charge as well or isn’t lasting as long as it once did. Battery testing is provided at no cost at Batteries Plus. To find out if the battery in your wheelchair is still good or needs to be replaced, simply bring it to your local Batteries Plus store. We have a wide variety of wheelchair batteries and chargers to meet any potential battery replacement needs.
Due to the BATTERY EXPERT lithium-ion battery pack’s rapid charge and long lifespan, your device will be idle for much less time. This electric wheelchair has the safest lithium battery available.