Exide Technologies launched the GNB® Marathon FPX™ Premium Flat Plate battery for motive power applications. The Marathon FPX™ is available for purchase through Exide authorized GNB-branded product dealers across North America.
The Marathon FPX™ is designed for medium- to heavy-duty industrial use & designed for opportunity charging applications. Significant investments in process enhancements & a new flat plate grid design ensure the FPX delivers premium performance & extended durability. Designed to increase productivity & battery life, the FPX has the industry leading flat plate cycle performance (1600/5 years) warranty.
Other features include: up to 10% more active material & higher paste density; charged on state-of-the-art Inbatec equipment; improved plate curing process; increased antimony alloy level; optimized acid gravity.
"The FPX provides exceptional value to end users," said Ted Becker, SVP, Sales, Marketing & Service for Exide. "Supported by an industry-leading, 1600 cycle warranty, this new product is an attractive alternative to competitive flat plate designs. The FPX offers opportunity charging capabilities, enhanced durability & reliable power to lift trucks."
"Exide is committed to making continual product improvements through new designs & capital investments in manufacturing processes & equipment," said Vic Koelsch, President & CEO of Exide. "Our commitment allows us to deliver new products to meet the needs of the material handling industry."