C&D KCR / KAR Batteries

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C&D KCR & KAR flooded batteries are engineered for switchgear & utilities applications to provide superior performance and reliability over the life of the product. These batteries are designed using proprietary techniques and quality components and materials for reduced maintenance and extended battery life.

  • For switchgear and control applications
  • Capacities from 200 to 825 Ampere-hours

Models included: KCR-5, KCR-7 / KAR-7, KCR-9 / KAR-9, KCR-11 / KAR-11, KCR-13 / KAR-13, KCR-15 / KAR-15, KCR-17 / KAR-17, KCR-19 / KAR-19 & KCR-21 / KAR-21

Features and Benefits:

  • Electrical testing to 100% capacity on every cell prior to shipping assures performance of every battery upon delivery.
  • Proprietary vacuum-assisted, bottom-pour, positive-grid casting assures void-free grid quality resulting in long service life.
  • Waterbath charging results in consistently formed plates for reliable performance out of the box (no cycling required in the field).
  • Suspended positive plates permit free growth without pressure on jar and cover.
  • 20 year environmental and seismic nuclear qualification (calcium).

Safe Operation

  • Flame-retardant covers enhance battery plant safety with self-extinguishing properties, LOI>32%, UL 94V-0.
  • Low-evaporation, flame-arrester vent to extend watering intervals and prevent external sparks from reacting with the hydrogen inside the cell.

Cost Savings

  • Transparent container allows visual inspection of plates.
  • Soft rubber post seal minimizes stress on post reducing maintenance requirements.
  • Computer controlled heli-arc welded post seals result in consistent and reliable seals for less maintenance and longer product life.


  • Electric Power Generation Facilities
  • Electric Utility Substations
  • Emergency Systems
  • Manufacturing Facilities
    • Assembly Lines
    • Process Controls
  • Petrochemical processing plants
  • Pipelines

Additional Details


  • Telecom


  • Lead Acid - Flooded



Downloads & Documentation

See below for documentation relating to this product line that is available to download. To download this documentation, please click on the desired document you’d like to download and fill out the required form information fields. You will be able to view and download the documents upon completion of the download form.

  • C&D KCR/KAR Brochure
  • C&D KCR/KAR Battery Manual
  • C&D KCR/KAR Battery Safety Data Sheet