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ULM® (Ultra Low-Maintenance) Ni-Cd batteries

Saft has developed the most advanced Ni-Cd technology for our ultra low-maintenance ULM® batteries for the aviation industry. With reduced maintenance needs and extended life, ULM® batteries deliver the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership (TOC) and meet more than 100 different qualification criteria. 

ULM® batteries need to be maintained less than half as frequently as traditional batteries thanks to their plastic bonded electrodes. They are highly reliable and when maintained properly can have a life of up to 10 years thanks to their high-quality proprietary separator systems.

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Features & Benefits

  • Industry lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Reduced maintenance and operating costs - A330 operators choosing the Airbus approved Saft ULM® batteries have extended their maintenance intervals from 1000 oph to 3000 oph
  • Long service life
  • Less weight means lower fuel consumption
  • Combination of Saft plastic bonded electrodes and superior separator systems reduce overcharge current.
  • The decrease in overcharge current results in a longer life even under the most difficult climates.
  • Temperature range from -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F).
  • Exceptional storage life: Long-term storage of up to 10 years without any intervention ever required
  • Zero maintenance cost during storage.
  • Easily replaceable spare parts with individual cell replacement
  • For new installations or retrofit solution: Form, Fit and Function interchangeable with standard high-performance products. No aircraft modification necessary, which allows for commonality between interchangeable components resulting in cost-effective inventory solutions

Technical Specifications

Saft has more than 400 off-the-shelf batteries with a large variety of technical specifications. Custom-engineered solutions are developed as required.

Downloads
  • Datasheet ULM Ultra low maintenance batteries for aircraft (22123-2-0517)

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