V-Force Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Systems

A New Generation of Power

Compared to lead-acid batteries, lithium-ion technology can save substantial time and money through increased efficiency, enhanced productivity, and a lower total cost of ownership.

The complete range of Crown forklift trucks can be equipped with lithium-ion batteries. A selection of lithium-ion Energy Storage Systems (ESS) is available to fit your Crown trucks.

V-Force Lithium-Ion Batteries

Faster Charging, Extended Runtime
and Longer Life

V-Force Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Systems (ESS) are ideal for multi-shift operations utilising opportunity charging. Compared to lead-acid batteries, lithium-ion systems provide:

lithium-ion batteries provide up 40 percent greater energy efficiency
Up to 40 percent greater energy efficiency
lithium-ion batteries provide higher sustained voltage properties
Higher sustained voltage properties
lithium-ion batteries provide higher rate of return during any charging event
Higher rate of return during any charging event
lithium-ion batteries provide 22 hours of run time during a 24-hour shift
Up to 22 hours of runtime per 24-hour period

V-Force Lithium-Ion Technology Takes Crown Forklifts to the Next Level

The fully integrated V-Force Lithium-Ion ESS optimises battery life, performance and value with:

  • battery levels and warnings shown on the in-truck display
  • a battery management system that monitors, tracks and prevents abuse and operation outside of warranted conditions
  • an early warning system that provides alerts and limits truck functionalities during a low state of charge
  • a charger integrated in the battery tray (available on select series)
Lithium-Ion battery for forklifts
pallet truck with lithium-Ion compact battery

V-Force Lithium-Ion Compact Batteries – A Robust and Cost-Efficient Solution

The fully integrated V-Force Lithium-Ion Compact Batteries are a cost-efficient entry into the world of lithium-ion technology. They are available for select pallet trucks and stackers, combining the benefits of a compact design with efficient, long-lasting performance based on one of the most stable lithium chemistries available.

The integrated on-board charger allows for easy opportunity charging, as the standardised AC power plug can be connected to common power sockets. Additional value-added functions include a battery management system for extended battery life, an early warning system, and an in-truck display.

Safe and Maintenance-Free

In terms of safety and maintenance, Crown's Lithium-Ion ESS provides considerable advantages over lead-acid batteries.

Lithium-ion batteries are sealed units that don't require watering and eliminate the need for battery swapping. During charging, they avoid exposure to harmful acid and vapours and eliminate the need for expensive ventilation systems. During use, the battery management system measures individual cell temperatures and voltages while offering protection against deep discharge, short circuit and overcharge.

 

Lithium-Ion batteries are maintenance-free
Lithium-Ion batteries global support

Support You Can Count On

With a global network of service locations, Crown offers integrated support solutions for lift trucks as well as V-Force Lithium-Ion Batteries and Chargers.

Ask Crown about an individualised energy consultation and receive expert recommendations based on your specific needs and goals.