TAB Batteries

TAB Battery Applications

TAB  Batteries offer a range of traction batteries that are ideal for all types of electrical applications such as forklift trucks, locomotives, floor cleaning machines, carriage lighting, electric barges, ground handling equipment etc. the list goes on.

Ecobat also supply the PzV Maintenance free TAB Gel traction range of cells / batteries.

Sealed TAB Gel batteries are produced in VRGLA Gel technology (Valve Regulated Lead Acid batteries with electrolyte in the form of gel) according to EN 60254-2 standard.

They can be used in all kinds of electrical appliances like: forklift trucks, electric road machines, cleaning machines, etc.

Due to its high operational safety and high degree of environmental readiness the TAB Gel battery is particularly suitable for applications in pharmaceutical, food, chemical and similar industries.

The main characteristics are; they are maintenance free with extremely low gassing during operation which prevents electrolyte leakage in case of cell damage along with zero contamination or corrosion due to leaking electrolyte.

UK Distribution of TAB Batteries

Tabb batteries are ideal for forkliftsSince 2003 we have had the exclusive UK distribution rights to the TAB brand of cells. TAB is widely recognised as being one of the highest quality cells on the market. Such is the quality of the TAB product; many other well-known manufacturers have their own cells built under licence by TAB.

TAB high-quality batteries are known worldwide, especially in Europe, Asia and America.

As Ecobat we assemble individual cells (2V) into batteries with different voltages, capacities and dimensions such as the 2 volt traction batteries Ecobat supply, these suit all types of electrical machines.

Our wide production program covers the range of DIN (EPzS) cells according to EN60254 – 1, 2 and IEC 254 – 1, 2.

TAB Batteries was established in 1965 as a subsidiary of Rudnik Mežica Holding (Lead Mine Mežica Holding) in a region where different lead activities are more than 350 years old.

For the first 15 years TAB was a licence partner of Tudor, Sweden. Nowadays, TAB is producing a wide range of lead acid flooded, VRLA AGM and VRLA Gel batteries in three modern factories with approximately 1.300 employees on three different locations.


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  • 80% of the lead used in our production process is recycled.
  • Exclusive distribution rights to the TAB brand of batteries through out the UK.
  • We are the UK’s largest independent supplier of industrial power product and services.
  • Our network of warehouses and engineers across the UK allows us to provide an Expert Local Service on a National basis.

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"Your customer support team continue to be of enormous help to us and thank you for making the battery process as painless as possible! Thanks for your help with this account, excellent team effort."

Ros at Hako

"Was stuck outside doing this job in the pouring rain, it is also a difficult place to get too. He didn't moan and just got on with the job and was a pleasure to have on site."


Fitting on behalf of Doosan

"Very helpful and professional, overall excellent service. "


Udaler Farm

"Above and beyond, thank you very much "


Stapletons Tyres

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"Having used Ecobat for 99% of our battery and charger issues in the North East of England and Cumbria, they will try and get out the same day, if not, it’s the next day, very good quick service will definitely recommend to colleagues and other Linde companies"

Linda Tallentire


"Ecobat provide an excellent service, often assisting us with tight lead times, quick response along with excellent products. "

Ian Rampton BEng Robert Reather

CEO Directors, Pallet Truck Services Ltd

"Lift Safe have used Ecobat for many years as our supplier of choice for industrial deep cycle batteries. Their service & delivery is second to none."

David Redfern

General Manager, Lift Safe Ltd

"We have received only positive feedback on the new Rapid Charge batteries. Thanks to the short recharge time our customers receive greater productivity from their equipment."

William Crane

Hugh Crane

"Fast response rate, quality work & products, highly skilled engineers and a great customer services team. These are only some of the reasons why we have had such a longstanding relationship with Ecobat. "

Mitesh Pindoria

Bestway Wholesale Ltd

Why choose TAB batteries

TAB makes a large range of batteries, from lead acid flooded batteries through to maintenance free gel batteries, all manufactured under their own brand. TAB offers a large amount of experience and technical knowledge which over the years, has created a loyal customer base. TAB consistently uses this expertise to innovate new products into its catalogue that is relied upon by a number of different industries.

The Ecobat Promise

We provide our customers with specialist on-site industrial battery advice, a wide choice of industrial power storage products and a single source for battery installation, maintenance and repair.

World’s largest producer of lead (840,000 tonnes/p.a.)
Over 3,500 skilled employees
QM system certified to quality standard ISO 9001 & ISO 45001
29 facilities located in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States