Battery boxes protect electrical batteries from weather, gas, oil and impact. They also contain leakages from broken batteries and hold them in place. The type of box you use depends on the type of battery in your car, truck or van. When shopping for boxes to keep batteries in you must consider the weight, size, and shape of the battery pack.
Battery boxes – Shopping for boxes to keep batteries in you must consider the weight, size, and shape
Battery boxes come in various shapes and sizes. Boxes for cars generally come in standard shape, while those for vans will need to be customized to fit the vehicle. Boxes for trucks come in several different sizes and shapes. Boxes designed for vans have a larger base which enables the batteries to be placed close together. Boxes for cars are typically made with three parts. The first is the bottom plate which holds the batteries, the second is the lid which secure the lid against the bottom plate, and the third part is the cover which protect the batteries from damage. The size and shape of the box also vary depending on what type of battery the box is to house.
Battery boxes come in many different types of material. Wood and vinyl are two popular choices. Wood is a popular choice because it is lightweight. Wooden boxes come in a variety of sizes and are easy to install. Vinyl boxes are durable and long lasting. Many people prefer vinyl boxes because they are easy to clean. The only downside of using a wood box is that it cannot hold more than two small NiCad batteries.