Hawker® Headlines Quarterly Newsletter
Hawker® Headlines Spring 2023
Hawker® AGM batteries are sealed lead-acid batteries
so they won’t leak electrolyte.
Therefore, they can be mounted upright or on their side.
Have more questions? We have answers…
Hawker® Headlines Winter 2023
Hawker® batteries are UN Class 2800 (non-spillable).
Want to ship your Hawker® battery by air, land, or sea
and need to know the shipping requirements? Learn more at hawkerbattery.com/shipping-requirements/
Hawker® Headlines Fall 2022
VRLA is an acronym for Valve Regulated Lead Acid.
Hawker® batteries are VRLA. An independent valve is located on top of each of the 6 cells. Each of those cells contain positive and negative plates that are made from 99.99% pure lead.
Hawker® Headlines Summer 2022
AGM is an acronym for absorbed glass material. It’s a microfiber mesh sheet that’s placed between each plate in an AGM lead-acid battery. It performs two functions: 1. it serves as a plate separator, and 2. it’s the medium that holds the electrolyte.
Hawker® Headlines Spring 2022
Ever wonder where dead batteries end up? In a landfill? In a ditch? Not so fast! According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…at a 99% rate, lead-acid batteries are the most recycled product in the USA! Far higher than aluminum cans (55%) or paper (70%).
Hawker® Headlines Winter 2022
Is the Hawker® ARMASAFE™ Plus 6TAGM battery manufactured
in accordance to a military performance specification?
It sure is…and, in fact, it performs better than that!
The current MIL-PRF is 32143C…and can be found here:
Hawker® Headlines Summer 2021
Who needs to know where the SDSs are located? EVERYONE!
Where can you find the most up-to-date SDS for
Hawker® ARMASAFE™ Plus 6TAGM & MILPC batteries? SDS 853027, Revision AG can be found here…
Hawker® Headlines Spring 2021
Along with onsite Battery Maintenance and Recovery Training (BMRT)
at military maintenance shops, Hawker® representatives also
exhibit at numerous military-specific events each year.
Hawker® Headlines Winter 2021
What are common causes of premature battery failure in the military? Can I mix batteries of different sizes, types, or manufacturers? When should I replace my Hawker® Battery?