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Battery Date Codes

C & D

Dates are on tags on top of the cells. There are no codes it is the actual date.


Enersys/Exide
New cells have a tag with a bar code and numeric code on them. The first 4 numbers are the date. MM/YY

For older cells, use the following:
Example: 05PD ------ 05         P      D
                                 |          |        |
                               Sumter 1991 April

Manufacturing Location:       Code
Sumter Plant                            05
Richmond Plant                        A8

Assembly Date: two letter codes with first letter indicating year and second letter indicating month.

Code     Year            Code        Month
P          1991             A              January
Q          1992             B              February
R          1993             C              March
S          1994             D              April
T          1995             E              May
U          1996             F              June
V          1997            G               July
W         1998            H               August
X          1999             I               September
Y          2000            J               October
Z          2001            K               November
A          2002            L               December

Pre 1991
Examples: 89     05         S                             85         12         R
                 |       |           |                               |            |           |
                Year Month Sumter                        Year      Month    Richmond



Power

Date stamped on terminal. 2 or 3 digits. M/Y MM/Y



GNB

LOCATION                         MONTH               YEAR
C Columbus                        A January             H   1982
F Fort Smith                        B February            I    1983
K Kankakee                        C March                J   1984
                                          D April                  K   1985
                                          E May                   L   1986
                                          F June                  M   1987
                                          G July                   N   1988
                                          H August               O,P  1989
                                          J September          Q,R  1990
                                          K October              S   1991
                                          L November           T    1992
                                          M December          U   1993
                                                                       W  1994
                                                                       X   1995
                                                                       Y   1996
                                                                       Z   1997
                                                                       A   1998
                                                                       B   1999
                                                                       C   2000
                                                                       D   2001
                                                                       E   2002
                                                                       F   2003

Example: KKB 20 A100
KKB = See table above (K=Kankakee, K=October, B= 1999)
20 = day of month
A dictates shift : A= 1st, B= 2nd, C= 3rd
100 = Amp Hours