Associated Equipment debuts load tester

10 05 17 associated EquipAssociated Equipment Corporation (AEC) announces Model 7136R digital carbon pile variable load tester to support heavy duty and fleet 6V/8V/12V batteries up to 2000CCA.

“Our new and improved carbon pile tester provides accuracy to load test even high amp hour (Ah) 6 volt deep cycle batteries used in fork lifts and other commercial equipment, a key request from battery providers,” says Kimberly Cottle, president and CEO of Associated Equipment. “We continue to lead the market in professional quality battery management tools and equipment and the 7136R is another step in technology advancement for our St. Louis based company.”

AEC says the 7136R provides digital readouts for both voltage and amperage of the battery and is capable of testing batteries up to 2000 CCA or 254 Ah is ideal for high volume and fleet use. The tester is designed with a fan-cooled high-resolution carbon pile assembly for smooth operation and longer life.

“Customers are very pleased with our line of carbon pile testers – they are still the gold standard for accuracy in battery load tests, especially for remotely mounted batteries where access to the actual battery terminals may be difficult,” adds Gary Mackey, vice president of Global Sales & Marketing for Associated Equipment. “The 7136R is RoHS, WEEE and CE compliant fulfilling European and global demand for this tester.”

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