EnerSys PowerSafe RH 280

1.2V 280Ah Nickel-Cadmium Battery for Engine start / UPS / Utility
Uninterruptible Power Supply, Telecommunications, Railroad, Utilities
Long Shelf and Cycle Life, Wide Operating Temperature
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The PowerSafe® RH series of nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries are specifically designed for high current discharges over short durations. The pocket plate design and Ni-Cd chemistry provide
exceptionally long life at extreme temperatures. This coupled with the inherent low maintenance requirements make the PowerSafe RH battery series an ideal choice for engine start, UPS and utility applications.

The robust design means an excellent resistance against electrical and mechanical stress, low risk of terminal degradation and a proven 20 year plus service life. This combination and extensive use in service make the PowerSafe RH battery the right choice for industrial applications requiring superior reliability and the highest safety integrity covering discharges of one second to 30 minutes

  • Single one piece container construction
  • Ni-Cd pocket plate design
  • Long storage and shelf life
  • Wide operating temperature
  • Low risk of terminal degradation
  • Translucent plastic case for visible electrolyte level verification
  • Proven 20 plus year service life


Transport Class: Approved for shipping as non-hazardous non-spillable - per IATA Special Provision A67 and 49 CFR
Volts: 1.2V
Battery Capacity: 280Ah
Capacity Rate: 5 hr rate to 1.00 volts per cell @ 68Fº (20ºC)
Length: 17.6 CM
Width: 24.6 CM
Height: 33 CM
Weight: 23.7 KG


  • Robust construction means low risk of terminal degradation
  • Dual post seal minimizes carbon formation
  • Plate lugs are connected to post by bolting or welding
  • Spacer plate prevents movement of the cell pack
  • Corrugated and perforated separator allows for free circulation of the electrolyte
  • Dilute potassium hydroxide electrolyte
  • Gas drying / flame arresting vent standard


  • Engine start
  • UPS
  • Utility


  • Conforms to EN60623
  • Conforms to IEC60623
  • The management systems governing the manufacture of this product are ISO 9001