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Automotive, Marine and Deep-Cycle Applications
A gel battery is typically a modification of a conventional lead-acid automotive or marine battery. A gelling agent is added to the electrolyte to reduce movement inside the battery case. OPTIMA Deep Cycle batteries are able to deliver and receive higher amperages than gel cell batteries, due to the far-higher internal resistance of gel batteries. Most gel batteries can't handle engine starting duties, but OPTIMA Deep Cycle batteries can.
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