Proper storage and handling of your equipment's battereies ensure safety, help maintain peak performance
Batteries are crucial to your equipment’s productivity, and properly caring for them can ensure their performance and longevity. Here are some tips to prepare batteries for storage, so they are ready to work when you are.
“Safety is of utmost importance because batteries generate explosive hydrogen gas,” emphasized Komatsu’s Veronica Vargas, Product Manager, Parts. “Always wear safety glasses, a face shield and proper gloves when working on or near them. Batteries also contain corrosive sulfuric acid that can destroy clothing and burn the skin. Neutralize acid spills with a paste made of baking soda and water or large quantities of water.”