Use of this purchase specification is not mandatory. User should review the document and
determine if it meets the user's purpose.
Comments (recommendations, additions, and deletions) and any pertinent data that may be of
use in improving this document should be addressed to: Manager, DOE Technical Standards
Program (EH-62), U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585, or by using the
self-addressed Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DOE Form 1300.3) appearing at
the end of this document.
This document contains a "fill-in-the-blanks" guide specification for the procurement of
flooded-type lead-acid storage batteries, organized as follows:
Parts 1 through 7:
Technical requirements to be included in the proposal
Battery system data sheets to be completed by each bidder (Seller)
and submitted with the proposal
Definitions of Terms (may or may not be included with the
Battery room sketches and duty-cycle diagrams prepared by the
Sample title page
Because this guide specification contains blanks for the specifier to enter quantities, both metric
and inch-pound units have been noted where appropriate, with the metric unit in parentheses. Select
one system or the other (not both) when using the specification.