TEXEX® Negative Expanders
APG produces the TEXEX® brand of negative expander at both of our locations in Texas and in Virginia. The negative battery plate expander is used by both automotive and industrial lead-acid manufacturers throughout the world.
Negative expander is a blend of Barium Sulfate, Wood Lignin and Carbon Black. Once these materials are blended together, negative expander is used as an additive in the negative plate of lead-acid batteries to help perform a variety of functions, such as starting the engine and extending the life of the battery. The use of our negative expander is critical to the performance of the lead-acid battery.
Our product can be found in a variety of vehicles and equipment that you may use every day, below are just some examples of ways you may have already been using our product:
- • Automotive: Cars, Trucks, Boats, Recreational Vehicles, Lawn & Garden Equipment, Golf Carts, Electric Vehicles
- • Industrial: Forklifts, Mining Equipment, Locomotives
- • Standby & Reusable Power: Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Telecommunications, Solar Panels
- • Military: Submarines, Tanks, Aircraft
Safety Data Sheets for Negative Expander SDS are available for North America, Korea, Brazil, China and Europe.