First National Battery manufactures and distributes the industry-leading Raylite and Exide lead acid batteries. Batteries produced by First National Battery are the first choice among South African Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) including Mercedes Benz, Toyota, Nissan, GM SA, BMW, Volkswagen SA, Renault, Ford, Nissan Diesel and MAN.
Product design: First National Battery’s technical department is made up of qualified and experienced staff with an in-depth knowledge of lead-acid battery systems. All products are designed on Catia V5 systems making use of simulation software for checking battery design, performance capability, product capacity and manufacturing capability. Rapid prototyping also keeps us at the forefront of innovation.
Production and manufacturing: The modern design processes used by First National Battery result in all of our products and their components being fully recyclable. Our in-house tooling capability enables us to produce highly complex moulds for plastic component production. When it comes to manufacturing, we use only the best equipment at our four dedicated, vertically integrated manufacturing plants.
Advanced product testing: The team of experts at First National Battery has the expertise and state-of-the-art facilities to conduct chemical analysis, metallurgical evaluation and performance tests. More advanced testing is conducted in collaboration with CSIR and selected universities. Sophisticated software utilised by our skilled and qualified personnel enables us to fast track innovation and remain at the forefront of new capabilities and technological advances.
Project management: All in-house projects are expertly managed from conceptualisation all the way through to implementation. Our team ensures every detail is attended to and uses the most sophisticated software including CAD, Wonderware and MS Project.
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