Dependable. Durable.

Motive Power Solutions  from East Penn.

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That’s a Deka Battery.

For over half a century, Deka motive power batteries have set the standard for the absolute highest quality and most reliable performance in the industry. Our vast Deka product line is built for virtually any motive power application and rises above other battery offerings – time and time again.

What's the Deka difference?

A lifetime of research, ingenuity, and innovation have gone into every Deka Battery, and a versatile product line and powerful product means your motive power needs will be fulfilled.

Technology

  • Advanced computer-controlled manufacturing processes
  • Exclusive Individual Plate Formation (IPF®) Technology – the only industrial battery manufacturer in North America that utilizes this process
  • Unique flat plate grid design that maximizes conductivity
  • Industry-leading five-step retention system that delivers longer battery life

Performance

  • Over 250 quality control checks to assure premium quality – every time
  • The lowest defect rate in the entire motive power industry
  • 35% more product life compared to tested competitor products
  • Made in the USA

Sales & Service

  • Nationwide network of dedicated sales and service professionals
  • Over 70 locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico
  • On-site service with first-rate response times
  • Comprehensive technical training and support

Motive Power Applications

We offer complete battery solutions for all of the motive power applications found below. Each battery line is designed for the unique demands of each application.

Additional Information

Distribution

All Deka industrial batteries are backed by a nationwide network of qualified sales personnel and service technicians who are always ready to handle emergency repair and preventive maintenance needs. This network of locations in North America consists of a qualified and dedicated independent dealer network, national sales branches, and subsidiaries – all exclusive to Deka products.

Comprehensive support includes technical advice and assistance, proper battery care and maintenance training, annual battery and charger audits, water analysis, discharge testing, manuals, and safety videos. The service network also has loaner and rental batteries and a battery and charger inventory on-site for quick delivery, extensive part inventories, and technical assistance.

Technologies

Our vast Deka product line is built for virtually any motive power application and rises above other battery offerings – time and time again. Here are some of the technologies that make it possible.

Raw Materials

By having a single-site with four fully equipped technical centers, East Penn is able to test all incoming raw materials. Producing this material onsite allows the company to control quality and supply demands.

Grids

East Penn utilizes highly sophisticated machines to cast superior, heavy-duty flat plate grids. Computer control processes deliver a high level of consistency meaning no missing wires, thin spots, or flashing.

Plates

Paste is applied uniformly using East Penn’s automatic computer integrated pasting machines resulting in excellent material retention and conductivity. The density and formulation of the active material is carefully controlled to predetermined values.

Curing

Deka plates are cured in large temperature and moisture controlled chambers. The exclusive curing process paired with the unique crystallization structure of Deka’s active material optimizes the plate’s performance and extends life.

Individual Plate Formation® (IPF)

East Penn is the only motive power battery manufacturer in North America to utilize this exclusive, quality-enhancing technology. Plates are individually and strategically formed in open tanks and visually inspected to make sure they meet our rigid IPF specifications. This process optimizes power capacity, cell consistency, and long-term reliability from every plate, and ultimately each cell, in terms of amp-hour capacity and cycle life.

Multiple Step Retention System

This highly effective five-step retention system is a key component of the extended longevity that comes from a Deka product. This unique system completely strengthens and protects the battery’s vital components while maximizing power flow and preventing life-threatening shorts.

Exclusive Individual Plate Formation® Technology (IPF)

East Penn is the only stationary battery manufacturer in North America to utilize this exclusive, quality-enhancing technology. Plates are individually and strategically formed in open tanks and visually inspected to meet our rigid IPF specifications. This optimizes power capacity, cell consistency, and long-term reliability from every plate, and ultimately each cell, in terms of amp-hour capacity and cycle life. (Use pictures of plate formation comparison in form 1530)

Brands

East Penn’s Motive Power division offers multiple sub-brands within the Deka line. These brands help position our products to enhance consumer recognition of product capabilities and application distinction.