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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But as the energy cabinets are equipped with a lead-acid rectifier, it is not possible to remove the lead-acid battery and replace it with a Ni-MH or Li-ion battery.
Editors Jung, Zhang, and Zhang present students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts, with a collection of academic papers and scholarly articles focused on the materials, system design, and a variety of related issues for the development of rechargeable lead-acid battery technology.
Since it is easier to make a recycled lead-acid battery than manufacturing a new one, most players find it more convenient to enter the battery recycling business.
How to dispose used lead acid battery from your car:Do not place spent lead-acid battery into the same skip for general wastes.
Michael Gilchrist, Atraverda CEO, said: "As we move into production to deliver the world's first commercially viable bi-polar lead-acid battery, Martin's significant experience in working for venture capital companies will prove invaluable.
Sixteen-year-old Brian, also of Sutton, earned his Hornaday award in early 2009 after completing four environmental projects, including mitigating trail erosion around the Blackstone River, stenciling storm drains to warn people that runoff flows into the river, building wood-duck houses for West Hill Park in Uxbridge and initiating a lead-acid battery recycling service.
Its Microcell technology is a new type of carbon-graphite foam lead-acid battery that incorporates an increased surface area, which the company said significantly expands the power potential of lead-acid chemistry beyond the capability of conventional lead plate technology.
The data confirms that the lead-acid battery remains the nation's most highly recycled consumer product, ahead of steel cans, next in line with a recycling rate of 60 percent in 2003, according to the US.
The International Center for Technology Assessment (CTA), in a detailed refutation of the Carnegie-Mellon findings, charged that the report "reached its conclusions [about lead] by using erroneous quantitative data up to one thousand times greater than the actual figures; failed to address the significant advances in the environmental protection policies regarding lead-acid battery production; [and] overlooked the great strides made in the development of more efficient battery technologies for EVs.
Austin, TX, have devised an improved lead-acid battery that could be a major near-term stepping stone to a robust electric vehicle industry.