What does a battery box do?

Date Posted:25 November 2020 



What does a battery box do?


A caravan battery is one of the most essential components of your equipment.


A battery box is an essential safety item it will help contain your battery and protect its integrity against threats such as water or acid spills and protect your battery from damage caused by unsecured vehicle cargo.


Basic Battery Boxes:


The batteries inside your caravan that are going to be permanently secured require a basic battery box. This is a lightweight storage device for your battery.  They are constructed of heavy-duty polypropylene material designed to be secured in your caravan so you can safely store your battery. Typically, they will have ventilation holes and spaces for the connecting cables to be fed out from the battery.

A simple battery box is an affordable option for storing a deep cycle caravan or RV battery.


Portable Battery Boxes 


However, other battery boxes are designed for portable use. These battery boxes come with a range of features to suit many different setups.

They are popular for camping, boating, four-wheel driving, and anywhere that a portable power source is required.You can use them to light your campsite, power your fridge, charge your mobile phone, and run a range of devices. 

Features you can have in a portable battery box can include any of these features and more:

  • USB charging ports
  • External screw terminals
  • Anderson plugs
  • Cigarette sockets
  • Output sockets
  • Digital voltmeter
  • Carry Straps

See our range of battery boxes here.