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East Penn Introduces Premium Deka Unigy Battery

East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc. recently introduced the new Deka Unigy 12AVR-130. This premium quality 12-volt top terminal battery is rated at 125 A.H. at the 8-hour rate to 1.75 final volts per cell. The new 12AVR-130 utilizes an absorbed glass mat (AGM) design to provide optimized power in a minimized space and is ideal for relay rack and cabinet systems used in telecommunication markets. Along with its high power capabilities and space saving design, the 12AVR-130 has proven epoxy-sealed posts and recessed copper inserted top terminals to eliminate post leakage concerns and deliver reliable standby power under the most demanding applications.

The 12AVR-130 also features tank formed plates to optimize cell voltage and capacity performance assuring dependability and long life. In addition, the flame-arresting safety vents along with the reinforced flame-retardant polypropylene case (rated at 28 LOI) resist bulging and meet critical safety requirements. These features meet UL requirements and every 12AVR-130 battery is factory tested to assure it’s capacity performance meets or exceeds IEEE 485 and Telcordia requirements. The 12AVR-130 is designed to deliver 10 years in full float applications at 77F (25C) with the proper charging care and maintenance.

The 12AVR-130 is ideal for long discharge telecommunication applications such as PABX, Cellular, PCS and Outside Plant Cabinets.

East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, marine, telecommunications, industrial, commercial, and stationary markets. The company’s quality systems for its entire 480-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 and QS 9000:1998 requirements. The company’s Wire and Cable division has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. The company claims to have the largest, most modern single-site manufacturing facility in the world. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536 or visit the company’s web site at