There are several risks associated with storing, handling and transporting batteries. The most catastrophic of which involve their potential to create a fire. Metal Recovery Industries’ BTS Containers provide a safer alternative for storing and transporting batteries. However, there are still some fire risks associated with their use. The main risks are due to the poor stacking of batteries into the container, the inclusion of metal objects such as steel case batteries and the inclusion of other battery chemistries (non lead acid).
Below we have documented how to identify lead acid batteries from other battery chemistries and how to safely stack lead acid batteries into the BTS Containers to minimize the potential fire risks.
Used Lead Acid Batteries (ULAB) pose a fire risk, particularly if they retain residual charge. To eliminate the fire risk we recommend the following approach to stacking batteries in the BTS Containers.
The following video demonstrates how to safely stack batteries into Battery Rescue’s BTS Container.