GNB® Flooded Classic® KDZ Low Maintenance Locomotive Starting Batteries

Designed for 180-day Watering Intervals. Type KDZ-501 features proven reliability and performance for excellent cranking capacity to meet the requirements of railroads Type KDZ-651 delivers the power you’ll need, no matter what the conditions.





16-Cell Tray - High-impact polyethylene container and cover



Individual Cells


  • Heat-sealed, high-impact polypropylene jar and cover
  • EPDM rubber grommet post seal


Specific Gravity (nominal) Fully Charged - 1.250 at 77 F (25 C)


Terminals - Copper cored


Separators - Microporous polyethylene material


Electrolyte Reserve (nominal) - 3.15" above plates


Inter-Cell and Inter-Tray Connectors - Insulated flexible cable


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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