Varta Batteries

VARTA Battery Manufacturers

As an Authorized Value-Added Partner, PMBL has an unrivalled relationship with VARTA Microbattery GmbH.

One of the few remaining European-based battery manufacturers, VARTA has built its reputation on uncompromising quality in cell design and manufacture.

With VARTA’s support, PMBL specializes in delivering the best possible solution to you, using a consultative approach to combine all aspects of your requirements (lifetime, storage requirements, operating environment and cost) into your ideal battery pack solution.

Below is an overview of the core products offered by VARTA and PMBL to be the foundation of your next battery pack:

NiMH Button Cells

VARTA offers a range of exceptionally high quality button cells which PMBL have over 10 years experience in assembling to our own exacting standards into packs of any configuration.

  • Built in pressure vent guarantees safety in case of mistreatment.
  • Low self-discharge: no handling, no charging ready to use after storage due to superior self-discharge performance.
  • Extended product lifetime of more than 1000 cycles (IEC).
  • Overcharge capability: cost effective charging system with no need for special components due to patented GCE electrode.
  • Deep discharge capability: longer lasting shelf-life with high capacity retention after deep discharge.
  • High Temperature (HT) cells available designed specifically for environments up to 85degC (ask for more details).
  • High Rate (HR) cells available designed specifically for high-rate discharge requirements. Discharge rates up to 5 x cell capacity (ask for more details).
  • Range from 15mAh – 600mAh cells

Download further information by clicking on the links below:

Overview - Rechargeable Ni-MH Button:

Handbook - Rechargeable Ni-MH Button:

NiMH Cylindrical Cells

  • Safe and powerful
  • No need for expensive safety electronics
  • Faster design and shorter time to market (compared to lithium)
  • Built in pressure vent for additional safety
  • Range from 700mAh to 4500mAh cells which can be configured together into almost limitless designs.

Download further information by clicking on the link below:

Overview - Rechargeable Ni-MH Cylindrical:

Primary Lithium Cells

  • High energy density
  • Wide range of cylindrical and button cells
  • 3.0V and 3.6V technologies
  • Rated between 5 and 15 years operational life (depending on type)
  • Capacities up to 19000mAh per cell#

Download further information by clicking on the links below:

Overview - Primary Lithium Cells:

Handbook - Primary Lithium Cells:

Handbook - Primary Lithium Cylindrical Series:

Overview - Primary Lithium Cylindrical Series:

Alkaline Cells

Most modern mobile equipment such as pagers, remote controls, clocks, measuring instruments, toys, torch lights and numerous other consumer devices require the use of primary alkaline batteries. Each of these devices depends on a high quality powerful energy source for optimum performance.

For all these device types, VARTA Microbattery offers a complete range offering the “Big 5” , comprising of LR03 (AAA), LR 6 (AA), LR14 (C), LR20 (D) and PP3 (9V-Block) Alkaline Round cells, they are power one branded, the VARTA Microbattery retail brand.

In addition to these forms, Varta also offer a range of Mercury Free Alkaline button cells.

This Alkaline family provide superior performance with long run time. As with all Varta microbattery offerings, safety and reliability are the main consideration.

The Varta Powerone brand offer:

  • Long running times
  • Safe & reliable
  • Low self-discharge
  • Complete type range

Download further information by clicking on the link below:

Varta Primary Alkaline Round Cells Product Sheet Varta Primary Alkaline Round Cells Product Sheet (1315 KB)


PMBL are approved by VARTA for battery pack assembly.

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Call us on 01460 66366 or email or send us your enquiry on our simple contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.