Morse drum handlers introduces optional batteries that contain no lead, no acid, create no gasses during charge and are lighter than other batteries. The long life of the batteries means fewer replacements, less maintenance labor and downtime, often reducing total costs. The batteries put out up to 2000 cycles and achieve up to 8 times longer cycle life than other batteries with no maintenance. They can be stored for up to one year without recharging and have a typical design life of 5 years. The 12.8V, 19.2Ah, 245.76Wh batteries are made of four 3.2V 100Ah pieces with aluminum panel, nylon handle and plastic cover on the top.