Milwaukee MX FUEL BULKERS: MILWAUKEE MULTI-USE POWER SUPPLY FOR YOUR LIVESTOCK AND RACES CARBON MONOXIDE CHARGING SYSTEMS
The following is a brief description of the Milwaukee Multi-Use Fuel (MUF) Battery System:
Milwaukee MUF batteries are designed to provide multiple functions in one battery system. They are used in conjunction with other types of energy storage systems such as solar panels or wind turbines. The MUF battery system is able to store large amounts of renewable energy from sources like the sun, wind, geothermal heat pumps and hydroelectric dams. These stored energies can then be released into the grid when needed.
Milwaukee MUF batteries have been tested at capacity levels up to 2 megawatts (MW). At these high capacities they could potentially provide enough electricity for over 500 homes!
Milwaukee MUF batteries can be used to power electric vehicles (EV), hybrid cars, plug-in hybrids, gas powered generators and even some small appliances. The MUF battery system is also ideal for storing excess solar energy during the day so it doesn’t go unused at night.
The MUF battery system is made up of three major components: the primary MUF battery pack; a secondary MUF battery called a “fuel cell” and a “breakout box”. The primary battery pack is comprised of 18 individual batteries. It can be mounted in an upright position or laid on its side. The individual batteries are heavy and have to be carried by at least two people when moved. Each battery measures 34 inches long, 12 inches wide and 8 inches high.
The Breakout Box controls the distribution of power between the fuel cell and the charger (or electric vehicle). The charger is usually a DC to AC inverter that regulates the voltage and current going to an electric vehicle. The fuel cell requires a steady stream of hydrogen to produce electricity. The fuel cell does NOT produce harmful byproducts like gas powered generators and should last many years if properly cared for.
Warning: H2 Fuel Cell Can Ignite if not Carefully Handled
The fuel cell must only be connected to the energy source (batteries or solar panels). DO NOT attempt to open the fuel cell as it contains ultra-pure hydrogen and oxygen gas under pressure. The gas is safe as long as you only have the container sealed. DO NOT INJECT WATER or ANY OTHER LIQUID into the fuel cell. DO NOT USE A BROKEN OR DAMAGED FUEL CELL because the gas (H2) will leak out resulting in a loss of energy.
DO NOT USE THE FUEL CELL IF THE TANK IS RUSTED as rust particles will damage the tank and clog the valves.
The fuel cell works with a catalyst system that can be easily poisoned. DO NOT USE OIL BASED CLEANING PRODUCTS on the outside of the fuel cell or inside of the valves or tanks. Any foreign substance (liquid or solid) that enters the tank can clog up the catalyst and prevent the gas from turning into energy.
CAUTION: Fuel cell can rupture if not handled properly
DO NOT drop or roughly handle the fuel cell as this may cause a rupture. Also the fuel cell must be mounted on a stable surface that can withstand at least 200 pounds of pressure (vertically or horizontally). Check the mounting bolts regularly to make sure they are tight. Any leaks in the valves will also cause a loss of energy and may damage the cell. DO NOT USE A DAMAGED FUEL CELL or you and anyone around you can be in danger.
The battery pack stores up to 2,000 watts of power with each battery storing approximately 50 watts. The battery pack can also be expanded by adding more batteries.
The fuel cell is a very simple machine. In its most basic form it is composed of two tanks, one holding hydrogen and the other holding oxygen. The two gases are then mixed in a controlled environment and allowed to react with one another. This creates power which can then be used to create electricity.
Largest Piece: 34″L x 12″W x 8″H (primary battery pack)
Second Largest Piece: 18″L x 12″W x 5″H (fuel cell)
Third Largest Piece: 15″L x 12″W x 3″H (battery pack)
Fourth Largest Piece: 18″L x 6″W x 3″H (solar panel)
Smallest Pieces: 6 cables each 6 feet long and 1 battery terminal (all 3/8″ x 6″ long)
Total Weight: 101 pounds
Approximate Fees: $2,600 (not including taxes and shipping)
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“Thank you for choosing the Solarc panel system. Please take time to read the instructions thoroughly before proceeding.The fuel cell charger converts the sun’s energy into electricity through a combination of three different solar panels. The first two (acting as generators) convert the sun’s energy into DC current. This is then combined with the energy of the third panel (acting as a battery) which stores excess energy.
The generated electricity can then be used to power or charge anything from cell phones to cars. This system was not designed to provide a home with all of its energy needs but it can certainly help out in that area. It is also recommended that this system be installed by a professional.
The controller is the “brain” of the system that tells the solar panels when to release the energy they’ve stored. The energy can then be used immediately or even stored back into the fuel cell for later use (very important feature for cloudy days or night time). If more than one battery is connected together they will need a controller to direct the flow of electricity between them.
The battery should be a 12 volt system (6 volts per battery) with at least 200 amp hours. Deep cycle marine batteries are ideal but the least expensive alternative would be using 6 golf cart batteries.
A normal household outlet should be able to provide enough power to charge a battery in 8-12 hours if fully drained. If you live in a home that was built within the last 20 years you should have enough amps available. Outdoors you will need an outlet box and then an extension cord running from it to reach your panel. Make sure to keep all cords off of the ground to prevent animals or children from tripping over them.
You should mount your solar panels in an area that gets 6-8 hours of direct sunlight a day. South facing roofs are ideal but not always an option. East or West facing roofs will still work but the overall output will be less. If your home does not have a south facing roof you may want to consider an additional system that can be mounted to a pole on your property. Poles can be made of wood, vinyl, or metal.
Please seek out a professional before building a pole as these can be dangerous if not built properly.
If you decide to place your panels in a location that gets less than 6 hours of direct sunlight a day we suggest buying an additional battery to store energy. This will prevent your battery from depleting itself in low light conditions.
Make sure your panels are never covered by anything as this will severely diminish their output. If you need to trim trees around your panels please make sure the panels are placed somewhere they will receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily.
When placing your panel on your roof it is best to face the wiring connector toward the back or side of your house. This way the wires can easily be run into your home and routed into your breaker box without hanging off of your roof.
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