Weak Battery? Is your ForkLift Battery Smoking?


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A smoking forklift battery is usually a sign that your forklift battery has reached the end of it’s life cycle. If your forklift battery is smoking, power down your forklift or stop the charging cycle immediately!

Take the battery out of service! Now call BPS to find out why your forklift battery is smoking!

Why is your forklift battery is smoking? We have the tools, experience and equipment to find out why.

We bring our Load Bank to find out why!

Specific Gravity is the true marker of your forklift battery’s condition. The required Specific Gravity for every unit is printed on the battery.

We have the tools and supplies to adjust your battery to its proper specific gravity at your location!

The weaker the Specific Gravity the faster your battery will run out of power.

We adjust the Specific Gravity to the exact specifications for each type, style and model of forklift battery. 

We Can’t Make your Old Battery New Again, but we can make it deliver what it is capable of.

Terms to Understand!

Specific Gravity (Sp. Gr. or SG): Specific Gravity is a measure of the electrolyte concentration in a battery. This measurement is based on the density of the electrolyte compared to the density of water and is typically determined by the use of a hydrometer (see “HYDROMETER”). By definition, the specific gravity of water is 1.00 and the specific gravity of the sulfuric acid electrolyte in a typical fully charged battery is 1.265-1.285. Specific gravity measurements are typically used to determine if the battery is fully charged or if the battery has a bad cell.

Load Tester: An instrument that draws current (discharges) from a battery using an electrical load while measuring voltage. It determines the battery’s ability to perform under actual discharge conditions.

Hydrometer: Device used to indicate density or specific gravity of electrolyte solutions.

You should never continue to use or charge a forklift battery that is smoking! Take the battery out of service and call BPS! 1-800-878-2779

We travel to your location with our load bank and all the tools and supplies necessary to make the proper adjustments to your battery.

If your battery is getting old or just isn’t performing as it should call BPS today!


We service all makes, models, types and styles of forklift batteries! 

Don’t be held captive by a weak battery! We can adjust it and power it up to reach its full potential. 

If your forklift battery is smoking you need to call BPS now! Do not try to continue to use the battery. Take it out of service and call the professional service people at BPS to find out why your forklift battery is smoking and to stop it, and repair the damage.

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