Inside U.S. Battery’s US2200-XC2 Deep Cycle 6-Volt Battery

Because of its proven performance, higher capacity and longer service life, U.S. Battery’s US2200-XC2 has become the company’s most popular six volt, deep-cycle, flooded lead-acid battery used in a variety of applications. This deep-cycle battery has the highest rated capacity and the ability to reach peak capacity in fewer cycles than any other battery in its class. The reason behind this, is U.S. Battery’s exclusive XC2™ formulation and Diamond Plate Technology®.  XC2 stands for extreme capacity, which exemplifies the high percentage of tetrabasic lead sulfate (TTBLS) used in each battery cell. The more uniformly controlled TTBLS crystal size results in a stronger crystal network within the formed positive plate active material. Diamond Plate Technology® holds it all together, providing a much more efficient battery cell. This efficiency translates to improved performance, longer battery life, and a more cost effective way to operate golf cars, aerial platforms, commercial cleaning equipment, and much more.

“Our US2200-XC2 is widely used by fleets with vehicles that rely on deep-cycle battery power, because they’ve experienced its balance between cost, high-capacity performance and extended battery life,” says Don Wallace, U.S. Battery CMO/Executive Vice President. “With independent testing that proves the US2200-XC2 provides the most initial peak capacity and fastest cycle-up to rated capacity, it’s no wonder it’s the most popular battery we manufacture.”

Aside from its performance, the US2200-XC2 batteries also feature heavy-duty connector lugs, a tough polypropylene exterior case, and the company’s positive locking SpeedCap® venting system for easy maintenance and durability in a variety of conditions. U.S. battery products are manufactured in the U.S.A. and distributed worldwide. For more information, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit

U.S. Battery Partners With New Hong Kong Dealer, Modern Access & Scaffolding Ltd.

U.S. Battery recently partnered with Modern Access, a large AWP equipment dealer in the China/Hong Kong region. The company is a large distributor for a variety of battery powered mobile platform lifts and boom lifts that will be fitted with U.S. Battery products. “There’s been quite a bit of growth in the Asian market, and Modern Access is one of the leading distributors of equipment for the construction industry there,” says Brad Dwan, U.S. Battery’s representative for the Asia market. “US Battery is a famous brand name with a very long history in the industry,” says Ken Tsang, Product Manager, Modern (Int’l) Access & Scaffolding Ltd. “Their brand is synonymous with reliability and quality.  Modern Access has been in the construction machinery industry for more than 35 years and our partnership with US Battery will certainly bring benefits to both companies and our customers throughout the region.”

Modern Access recently went through U.S. Battery’s training seminars conducted by Paul Harchik, who is based in U.S. Battery’s regional office in Hong Kong. The training seminars provide additional information and maintenance techniques that can further extend battery life and performance on the company’s equipment. “The response was very positive, and they were very interested in learning about U.S. Battery products and how they can help provide the highest amount of reliability and performance from their equipment,” says Harchik. Modern Access has been serving the Hong Kong area since 1979 and has additional offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai.

U.S. Battery products are the world leader in performance lead-acid batteries and continues to show global growth within a variety of categories, including battery powered construction equipment. For more information, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945.

Genikos Technologies Inc. Grows Its Market Share In The Philippines With U.S. Battery Manufacturing

Paul Harchick, Director of Business-Asia for U.S. Battery Manufacturing (right), with Ervin Fernandez General Manager for Genikos Technologies, Inc.

Genikos Technologies Inc. (GTI), recently became one of the newest distributors for U.S. Battery Manufacturing products in the Philippines. According to Ervin Fernandez, general manager for GTI, the company has seen a significant increase in the market for high-quality U.S. manufactured batteries from their local and multi-national client bases. According to Fernandez, many of their current clients are demanding higher quality products for power generation and distribution. “Fernandez has been in the battery business for 20 years and chose to work with U.S. Battery due to the brand’s exceptional reputation in the local market,” says Bradford Dwan, U.S. Battery Director of Sales Asia/Pacific. “Fernandez says he plans to promote U.S. Battery products to GTI’s existing clients, as well as search for new business in other industries such as golf courses and industrial equipment rental yards.”

GTI is a family owned and operated company headquartered in Manila. Established in March of 2002, GTI has become a respected provider of stored electrical energy solutions and innovative technologies throughout the Philippines. “We’re very pleased and excited to work with GTI and help the company extend its reach in the Asia/Pacific market,” says Dwan. “We’ve been in this market for quite some time. The rapid expansion for U.S. Battery products comes from the many distributors and companies realizing that a higher-quality battery translates to lower operating costs, making our products a more efficient energy solution.”

U.S. Battery manufactures a variety of deep-cycle batteries that are all manufactured in the U.S.A. and distributed world-wide. For more information, contact U.S. Battery 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit

U.S. Battery Manufacturing Now Offers Improved UTL-Style Battery Terminals

U.S. Battery Manufacturing now features an improved UTL terminal design, which provides greater resistance to torque failure caused by over tightening and constant re-tightening of leads to the battery. “These new terminals have a unique design in which a stainless steel hex head stud fits loosely in the terminal housing,” says Fred Wehmeyer, Senior VP Engineering for U.S. Battery Manufacturing. “The bottom of the terminal is swaged to capture the bolt and hold it firmly in place within the terminal. The result is a tremendous improvement in its longevity, while reducing the need to constantly re-tighten connecting leads to the battery.”  According to Wehmeyer, the new terminals operate much the same as bolt-thru designs like the offset ‘S’ or ‘L’ terminals that are completely loose until the hardware is installed and tightened to the proper torque value.

Manufactured from pressure die-cast lead alloy, U.S. Battery’s new UTL terminals are more rugged and less prone to failure. They’re installed on all U.S. Battery US12VXC products and average 350 inch-pounds of torque, versus 240 inch-pounds for standard terminals found on most competitive batteries. “Since the recommended torque to tighten UTL terminals is 100+5 inch-pounds, there should never be a torque failure with our unique, pressure die-cast terminals,” says Wehmeyer.
“Many of our competitors are claiming these new terminals are inferior because they appear loose, prior to installation” says Don Wallace, U.S. Battery CMO/ Executive VP, Sales and Marketing. “The facts are that it does not matter if the bolt is loose prior to tightening. What matters is that when the proper torque applied, the hex head nut, in combination with the supplied split ring washer, make a superior connection!“

U.S. Battery manufactures a variety of deep-cycle batteries that are all manufactured in the U.S.A. and are distributed worldwide. For more information, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave., Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit