GNB® Flooded Classic® KDZ Locomotive Starting Batteries

Compact and dependable locomotive starting. Types KDZ-2701 and KDZ-3001 locomotive starting batteries feature proven reliability and performance, quick engine cranking, high break-away current, long service life, and heavy-duty construction throughout. KDZ-2701 offers large reservoir of electrolyte. KDZ-3001 offers higher capacity per cube.

4-Cell Monobloc Tray

  • High-impact polyethylene container and cover

Monobloc Cells

  • Heat-sealed, high-impact polypropylene jar and cover
  • Molded terminal seal

Specific Gravity (nominal) Fully Charged

  • 1.250 at 77 F (25 C)


  • Microporous polyethylene material

Electrolyte Reserve (nominal)

  • 2.15" above plates

Inter-Tray Connectors

  • Insulated flexible cable, bolted

Positive Plates

  • Low Antimony (4.5%) alloyed lead grids

Negative Plates

  • Low Antimony (3.2%) alloyed lead grids

Plate Retainers

  • Horizontally wrapped glass mat
  • Folded perforated envelope
  • Molded plastic bottom plate shield


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