UL Certifies Two New Chargers from Advanced Charging Technologies | Construction News

Advanced Charging Technologies Inc., La Mirada, Calif., has completed UL/cUL certification for the 380VAC and 80V Quantum chargers.

The new 380VAC chargers will expand Quantum sales into Latin and South America. The 80V chargers will allow Advanced Charging to meet growing demand for 80V forklifts.

The 80V Quantum charger also lays the groundwork for Advanced Charging to enter the airport ground support equipment (GSE) market. “This represents another milestone in the Quantum product line expansion. The new products will allow ACT to exploit new market opportunities,” comments President, Bob Istwan.

The Quantum charger, the industry’s first smart battery charger, was designed with WiFi connectivity to allow seamless cloud integration. Advanced Charging’s cloud application with simplified dashboard lets users to centrally manage their charger assets with 24/7 access from their desktop, mobile phone, or tablet, enabling real-time smart management. “The two-way communication allows remote firmware and software updates for continuous improvements, as well as remote commands to be sent to the Quantum charger to solve problems before they happen,” said Dr. Nasser Kutkut, chief technology officer of Advanced Charging.

The Quantum charger also communicates with the ACT BATTview battery monitor to capture battery use and performance data, for even more cloud-based, real-time optimization of forklift charger and battery fleet efficiency.

The Quantum charger features modular technology for uninterrupted operations, ease of service, and scalability.  Power modules with a plug-and-play interface can be added or replaced easily as operations and power needs grow. The Quantum charger is UL/cUL certified, CEC compliant, and is backed with a 5-year warranty.