Tubular gel technology

In some regions of the world, certain applications require high capacity backup solutions in unstable or off-grid environments, where frequent power outages put a heavy demand on batteries.

NorthStar OPzV tubular gel batteries deliver high capacity reserve power and deep cycle performance. A long service life of 20 years at 20ºC (68ºF) can reduce your maintenance fees and operating costs, and the high capacities give you more options to meet your energy needs. 

"NorthStar OPzV tubular gel batteries deliver high capacity reserve power and deep cycle performance."

NorthStar Battery and Eternity Technologies have joined forces to produce this tubular 2V OPzV battery range with capacities from 300-3000 Ah, to be sold exclusively by NorthStar for the telecom market. The new OPzV range will be built in the UAE based on collaborative designs between the NorthStar and Eternity engineering teams.

Eternity Technologies is a leader in the 2V motive market, with a brand new state-of-the-art facility in the UAE, and a global customer base that includes several worldwide material handling equipment suppliers. With the latest robotic processing technology, and advanced environmental control systems, NorthStar and Eternity deliver the most reliable and consistent products in the industry.

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OPzV battery benefits

  • High capacity density and cyclic performance

  • Fast recharging
  • Designed by NorthStar and tested to IEC 60 896-21

  • Robust tubular positive electrode design, compliant with DIN 40742

  • >1500 cycles according to IEC 60 896-21

  • IEC 61427 solar compliant

  • Reliable maintenance-free and leakage-free construction

  • Low self discharge <2% @ 20ºC (68ºF) allows for 24 months shelf life

  • Operating temperature -20°C to +45°C (-4ºF to +113ºF)

  • 20 year float life @ 20ºC (68ºF)

  • EUROBAT design life definition: Very Long Life (12+ years)

Find out more about our OPzV tubular Gel technology.

Battery standards

All NorthStar batteries are compliant with:

Telcordia SR4228; IEC 60896-21/22; Bellcore GR-63-Core, Issue 1; British, German, and Russian telecom standards; UL Approved.

NorthStar is certified to comply with ISO9001 & ISO14001.