Amara Raja launches QUANTA batteries for UPS systems

By CYBERMEDIA NEWS - 15 July, 2002

Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL), an Amara Raja - Johnson Controls Company, the manufacturers of Standby Value Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) have launched QUANTA SMF (Sealed Maintenance Free) batteries for UPS systems.

QUANTA comes in a wide range of capacities ranging from 12V 26AH to 12V 100AH. 

QUANTA UPS battery has been manufactured at their ISO 9001 and QS 9000 certified plant at Tirupati and conforms with the internationally accepted JIC 8702C standards. The long life design ensures up to 20 percent more life over conventional design. The Radgrid grid profile minimizes internal resistance by over 5 percent and ensures deep discharge capability. The accessories to it include DIY Flexracks that can be erected with minimal effort on site. 

The batteries will be available nationally through Amara Raja's QUANTA channel partners. The smaller 12V 26 AH UPS batteries comes at Rs 1,800 (plus tax) and the 100AH battery is charged Rs 6,601 including tax. 

With Johnson Controls Inc, USA as their partners, ARBL forayed into exporting UPS batteries in Middle East and South East Asia by the mid of last year and registered a crore of turnover, said S Ramachandra, Executive Vice President, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. With QUANTA as the new member into their product lineage - Powerstack, Brute, Genpro, Betacheck, Combat, Amara Raja hope to increase the export turnover by ten times, added Ramachandra. 

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