lead-acid battery

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Noun1.lead-acid battery - a battery with lead electrodes with dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte; each cell generates about 2 volts
automobile battery, car battery - a lead-acid storage battery in a motor vehicle; usually a 12-volt battery of six cells; the heart of the car's electrical system
storage battery, accumulator - a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
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Due to the trend of rapid globalization and industrialization in countries across the globe, lead acid batteries are increasingly finding application in numerous areas and devices.
Lead acid batteries are primarily used in commercial vehicles, passenger cars, and two wheelers.
He recently put forth a proposal to strengthen the regulations surrounding the proper handling of disposed lead acid batteries at the National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Congress.
With lead acid batteries, Coy says, "You have an intrinsic value that promotes the recycling of that material.
Battery manufacturers are developing high-powered 42 volt lead acid batteries to replace the present 12 volt standard in order to satisfy consumer pressure for more convenience and safety devices in vehicles.
The key feature that makes these batteries unique the electrodes, that are solid in construction, while the electrodes of lead acid batteries used in other applications are spongy.
The high efficiency with which lead acid batteries can be recycled has resulted in several recyclers entering the battery business.
The resulting device offers energy storage approaching lead acid batteries, coupled with far longer cycle life and power output approaching super-capacitors.
NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following End-Use Segments: Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, & Commercial Vehicles), and Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, & Commercial Vehicles).
While Firefly Energy is currently developing the first version of the battery technology for the highway truck and military markets, the battery technology could also serve emerging applications such as hybrid electric vehicles which historically haven't been served effectively by traditional lead acid batteries due to heavy weight and poor cycle life.
Firefly Energy's 3D carbon-graphite foam lead acid battery, the first of several battery technology innovations from the company's technology portfolio for lead acid batteries, will be particularly valuable in commercial deep cycle applications because of the dramatic advantages it offers over conventional lead acid battery technology.
23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following End-Use Segments: Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, & Commercial Vehicles), and Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, & Commercial Vehicles).