Exide Technologies GB4146 User Manual
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Follow your company’s Safety Instructions when working with or near industrial
truck batteries. Observe the caution label affixed to the battery. Thoroughly
familiarize yourself with industry and government guidelines (OSHA, ANSI) for
charging, handling, and maintaining industrial batteries.
Assign battery and charger care to properly trained personnel.
This battery contains sulfuric acid electrolyte. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or
clothing. Wear rubber apron, gloves, boots, and goggles or face shield when
handling, checking, filling, charging or repairing batteries.
Keep water readily available for flushing spilled electrolyte from eyes or skin. Use
plain water only and obtain medical attention immediately. Special deluge showers
and eye wash basins are required.
Batteries produce hydrogen and oxygen gas during charge. Keep open flames
away. Do not check electrolyte level with a cigarette lighter or match. Use a
flashlight or permanent lights. Switch on/off away from the top of the battery. Do
not smoke or create sparks.
Lift batteries with a certified/approved hoist, crane, lift truck, or similar equipment.
Move batteries with trucks, conveyors, or rollers. Be sure to place a rubber mat or
similar insulating material across the tops of coverless batteries when handling.
Make sure equipment is of ample strength and properly installed.
Never lay metal tools, such as wrenches or screwdrivers, on top of a battery.
PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE PLACING BATTERIES INTO SERVICE.
THESE INSTRUCTIONS MUST BE SHIPPED WITH THE BATTERY AND
MUST BE DELIVERED TO THE USER.
INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
FOR FLOODED TUBULAR-HP
AND TUBULAR-LM™ FAST CHARGE
MOTIVE POWER BATTERIES
DO NOT USE CHAIN OR WIRE ROPE SLINGS.