Electrical supplies are often associated in our minds with automobiles, such as everyday vehicles and semi-trucks. While electrical supplies are common in these markets, people often forget about the agricultural sector. Agriculture is a growing industry that utilizes electrical supplies. According to the World Bank, agriculture is growing so fast that it is estimated to feed 9.7 billion people by 2050. With this type of growth and potential benefits, the highest quality supplies are necessary to keep this market on track in a possibly changing environment.
We all know that there are multiple types of battery cable with various benefits and uses. Didn’t know that? Check out our post "Battery Cable: Uses, Types & Benefits for more info. You may have decided that battery cable is right for your application, that’s great! The question persists…what do I do now? In this post we go into detail on different accessories or products that allow you to make the absolute most of your battery cable.
Battery lugs have a wide variety of uses. In order to make the most of them, knowing how to solder battery lugs is of utmost importance. By following the steps highlighted in this video, you will be a pro at soldering battery lugs in no time! Along with quality battery cable, you are sure to have a proper connection. If you have further questions, don't hesitate to reach out to our Technical Support at 1.800.654.4757! And check out more of our informational and how-to posts on our blog, The Current!
Quickly and conveniently repair cable harnesses with battery cable repair splices. Instead of replacing the entire harness, simply replace the damaged or corroded battery terminals. Plus, even with the repair splice, you'll still have an OEM style fit!
Heavy gauge wire requires strong and rugged termination due to the current flow and the type of systems they’re commonly used in. However, when considering which battery terminal to use, you’ll run into a lot of options. What are the different types of battery terminals? How do you know the type you’ll need for the job?
Not all battery connections are straightforward! When you’re trying to make battery connections in tight spaces, sometimes a straight barrel lug just doesn’t work. Forcing battery cables to connect in a way that aligns with a straight barrel connector can require excessive bending of the cable, resulting in extreme tension on the cable itself. The cables connected to the battery must have sufficient slack so that they will not pull on the battery terminals, as this can result in loosening of the connections over time, leaks, and possibly broken covers. In situations where a straight lug just doesn’t align, an angled lug can make life a lot easier. Fortunately, there are viable alternatives.
Having a dead battery is killer. Especially if you're on a job or out in the field and you don't have another car to give you a jump.
There are a lot of different battery chargers out there. With so many choices, how do you know which one will work best for your boat? I checked in with our Product Management team to learn more, and got some great Q & A for you!
First things first...
Faulty connections can cause a drop in voltage, vibration and corrosion in the cable. What a headache.
Stay on top of problematic battery cable connections! Here's a couple easy options for replacing them.
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