January 31, 2022

Trojan Battery experts offer equipment maintenance tips in Pro Contractor Rentals magazine

Trojan battery experts John Bear, Director, Product Engineering, and Thomas Weiss, Senior Manager, National Accounts, have written an article on servicing and maintaining lead-acid batteries in equipment like scissor lifts, boom lifts, AWPs, MEWPs, and other floor equipment. The article, “Consistent Flooded Lead-Acid Battery Maintenance Boosts Profits,” was published in the January/February 2022 issue of Pro Contractor Rentals, a magazine serving rental centers and rental equipment professionals.

Valuable tips and a downloadable battery maintenance poster

Aimed at helping rental centers and battery-owners control costs and reduce equipment downtime, the article by Weiss and Bear covers important aspects of lead-acid battery maintenance, including:

  • In-house maintenance and pre-rental best practices

  • Battery cleaning, charging, and watering tips

  • Ideal storage of idle equipment

  • Communicating with renters and improving compliance

John Bear said, “It’s possible for rental centers to save money and improve customer experience by understanding how proper charging, storing, and usage affects battery performance and lifespan. In this article we cover the most impactful steps to maximize rental profits with proper battery practices.”

The article a link to a free, downloadable Trojan battery maintenance guideline poster that offers step-by-step instructions in both English and Spanish. Read “Consistent Flooded Lead-Acid Battery Maintenance Boosts Profits” on the PCR website.

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