Small to medium UPS batteries generally have a 4-5 year design life, this can vary dependent on the number and depth of discharges together with the environmental conditions i.e. temperature.
For larger UPS systems batteries with an 8-10 year design life are generally used
We advise that the UPS batteries are checked/tested/discharged periodically to ensure that they still functioning correctly.
When it comes to uninterruptible power supply batteries, there are many factors that impact both negatively and positively the overall design life that your UPS batteries have. If you have a maintenance contract with us, you are more likely to get the most out of your batteries. Most modern UPS systems have monitoring, you are able to monitor your UPS systems health and the UPS units batteries health. Please contact us if you have any questions about UPS system batteries or if you require your batteries to be examined, tested or replaced.