Deka 8G8D Group 8D Gel Battery

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The 8G8D, by Deka / East Penn, is a 12 volt 225 ah deep cycle Group Size 8D gel cell battery that is non-spillable and vibration resistant. The Deka 8G8D contains electrolyte that is permanently locked in a thixotropic gel as opposed to conventional liquid acid making it 100% maintenance-free; the perfect battery for hard to reach installations.  

Ampere Hour Capacity Rates
100 Hour 20 Hour 6 Hour 5 Hour 3 Hour 1 Hour
265.0 225.0 198.0 188.0 182.0 150.0


Minutes Discharge at
75 Amps 50 Amps 25 Amps 15 Amps 8 Amps 5 Amps
135 Min 220 Min 500 Min 890 Min 1750 Min 3000 Min


  • 100% maintenance-free
  • Non-spillable
  • Standard SAE posts
  • Recombinant construction with gelled electrolyte
  • Power-Perform full-frame plates and specially formulated oxide
  • Self-discharge rate of less than 2% per month (at 77°F)
  • Superior resistance to vibration
  • Made in the USA

Compared to Flooded batteries the 8G8D offers...

  • Longer running time
  • Longer deep cycle life
  • Faster recharge time
  • Ideal for remote locations
  • Installation flexibility; can be installed in any position (upside-down not recommended)

Potential Applications for the 8G8D battery...

  • Emergency Power
  • Communication Equipment
  • Control Equipment
  • Supply Systems
  • House Power
  • Marine Equipment
  • Radar Stations
  • Radio Relay Stations

Due to its physical size and weight the 8G8D battery can only ship by way of freight carrier. Add your desired quantity to your shopping cart and enter your destination to receive a freight quote. 

More Information
Part Number 8G8D
Battery Voltage 12 Volt
Cranking Amps 1470 CA
Cold Cranking Amps 1150 CA
Capacity 225 Ah
Reserve Capacity Minutes 475 Minutes
Battery Group Size Group Size 8D
Battery Type Deep Cycle
Battery Chemistry Gel Cell
Length 20-3/4"
Width 11"
Height 10"
Weight 157 Lbs
Warranty 24 Months
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