PRECAUTIONS FOR HANDLING SEALED LEAD-ACID BATTERIES - CONTINUED
15 ± 1
20 ± 1
20 ± 1
(7) Fasten the bolts and the nuts with the torque as shown below: Not to do so may cause the battery terminals to spark and/or break.
Bolt (nut) size (mm)
Diameter M5 (5) M6 (6) M8 (8)
Be aware the batteries are relatively heavy compared to their volume. Not to be so may cause injury and/or lumbago.
Do not cover the batteries with plastic sheet as it may cause a fire or an explosion by conducting static electricity.
(8) Place the necessary insulating covers over the terminals, the connecting bars, and bolts and nuts to prevent a dangerous electric shock.
Please consult Panasonic prior to using the batteries in applications such as a motor bicycle, a engine driven lawn mower, etc. which may generate severe vibration.
Fasten the batteries firmly to the equipment to avoid the influence of vibration and/or physical shock.
(1) The batteries should be installed by a certified technician.
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