Why Do Car Batteries Die in Winter?

Why Do Car Batteries Die in Winter

It’s no secret that Canada has some of the coldest winter weather in the entire world. For the most part, Canadians are more than able to cope with these weather conditions, but the same isn’t always true for the batteries in our cars. Cold winter weather, in particular, can have a major impact on the function and overall performance of … Read More

Are Batteries Poisonous for Pets?

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Batteries are extremely useful to have around the house. Most small handheld electronics and even some appliances rely on batteries to function. The last thing anyone wants to deal with is a TV remote with dead batteries, which is why most homeowners keep a few extra packages of batteries on hand at all times. While you may think the common … Read More

Industrial Battery Maintenance Tips for Long Life Performance

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Industrial batteries are commonly found it machines like forklifts, bulldozers and excavators, as well as many other industrial machines used for lifting and moving incredible amounts of weight. Because of this industrial batteries are bigger, stronger and have to work a lot harder than your common car battery. We at Polar Battery offer a wide array of industrial batteries for … Read More

The Best Batteries for ATVs

ATVs are truly amazing vehicles. They are powerful and lots of fun to drive, and when it comes to versatility and performance on multiple terrains, there is really no better vehicle. A key component of any ATV is the battery. Without a reliable battery in your ATV, you can run the risk of encountering some problems as you drive either … Read More

How Modern Batteries Work

Batteries are an incredible thing. Something less than half the size of your smartphone can power it for hours. What exactly goes on in there? A battery is really a chemical reaction between three elements that create an electric charge. Let's see how modern batteries work.

Batteries are an incredible thing. Something less than half the size of your smartphone can power it for hours. What exactly goes on in there? A battery is really a chemical reaction between three elements that create an electric charge. Let’s see how modern batteries work. Think of your classic battery, the one used to power your clock for example. … Read More

Batteries: A Quick Retrospective

Batteries: A Quick Retrospective

Batteries are amazing pieces of technology that can power a number of different devices. While the modern batteries we know today are relatively new technology, you may be surprised to learn that batteries have been around for hundreds of years! Benjamin Franklin is credited as the first person to ever use the term “battery”. He first used it in 1749 … Read More