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East Penn Introduces Unigy II SpaceSaver (TM)

East Penn Manufacturing recently announced a line of highly efficient Deka Unigy II SpaceSaver (TM) batteries designed to meet the demands of critical backup power applications. This standard line of SpaceSaver batteries utilizes a smaller footprint to save space while providing optimal power. The new reduction in space enables less restriction for ground and vertical space confinements and meets the latest UBC97 Zone 4 specifications, certified up to 8 modules high. Assembly is quick and easy with a simplified, yet advanced layout configuration and “two-way” post design allowing quick connector assembly and optimized current transfer.

Deka Unigy II SpaceSaver standard batteries are available in a wide range of capacities and sizes in configurations of three, four and six cells per module. Positive plate capacities range from 45 A.H. a cell to the newest 95 A.H. plate battery. Power reserves for these SpaceSaver modules range from 285 A.H. to 1520 A.H. Unigy II SpaceSaver batteries are designed to achieve 20 years life in float applications under normal operating conditions.

East Penn also offers a line of Deka Unigy II SpaceSaver Interlock batteries designed to eliminate rear bolting, offering a new front access bolting feature for increased installation efficiency and safety. The front shield is made to click “On and Off” easily without using tools, for quicker assembly.

Deka Unigy II batteries are constructed using the finest qualitymaterials and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques, and are known for their high reliability and superior performance. The Deka Unigy II space efficient battery systems are ideal for a variety of applications including telecommunications, switch gear control, cellular radio, photovoltaics, railroad signs/communications and uniterruptible power sources (UPS).

East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the telecommunications, stationary, marine, industrial, commercial, and automotive markets. The company’s quality systems for its entire 480-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 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