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SLA Sealed Lead Acid
Battery Buying Guide

Finding the Right
Replacement SLA Battery

There are hundreds of uses for SLA Batteries. Use this buying guide to help you choose a replacement. Or, snap
a picture and bring it to your nearest Batteries Plus Bulbs store. Our experts will be happy to take a look and help determine the exact replacement you’re looking for.

SLA Battery

General Purpose

Popular Applications

Sump Pump

Fire, Security,
& Alarms

Emergency Lighting

Riding Toys


  • Most versatile
  • Reliable for backup & cycling applications
  • Great for household use

Deep Cycle

Popular Applications

Wheelchair & Mobility

Floor Scrubbers

Marine & RV

Standard Trolling Motors


  • Long-term power
  • Constant power flow for a sustained period of time


Popular Applications

Heavy Use Wheelchairs

Comm Tower

Wind Generation

Solar Power


  • Long-term power
  • Offers the greatest number of cycles
  • Ideal for heavy, everyday use


Popular Applications

UPS / Battery


Server Banks


  • Long-term power
  • Constant power flow for a sustained period of time

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