Accession Number : AD0714243

Title :   Sealed Nickel-Cadmium Battery Assembly BB-655()/U.

Descriptive Note : Rept. no. 1 (Final), 1 Jun 69-30 Sep 70,

Corporate Author : EAGLE-PICHER CO JOPLIN MO COUPLES DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Gordon,Dale

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : The purpose of the contract was the design, development and testing of the nickel-cadmium battery assembly BB-655()/U. This battery assembly is a military-ruggedized design consisting of 20 series-connected 'F' cells assembled between two (2) fiberglass circuit boards and restrained with a rigid epoxy potting. The battery assembly is rated at 24 volts and 7.0 ampere-hours or 12 volts and 14 ampere-hours. This multiple voltage arrangement is possible as a result of the USAECOM connector arrangement. Fifty-nine (59) battery assemblies were constructed and 16 were successfully tested to environmental and electrical testing. The environmental tests included vibration, bounce and four foot (4') drop testing of all corners, faces and edges with cover and simulated equipment. This Final Report outlines the design and development program and fully documents the battery assembly design. Complete drawings to USAECOM format are included in the Final Report as well as Artist's Visualization of the battery assembly. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ALKALINE BATTERIES, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)), (*STORAGE BATTERIES, DESIGN), BATTERY COMPONENTS, ELECTRIC BATTERIES, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, THERMAL PROPERTIES, ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE