Accession Number : AD0748454

Title :   Sealed Nickel-Cadmium Battery Assembly BB-553()/U.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan 70-Apr 72,

Corporate Author : EAGLE-PICHER INDUSTRIES INC JOPLIN MO COUPLES DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Harsch,William C. ; Gordon,Dale V.

Report Date : AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 88

Abstract : The BB-553()/U nickel-cadmium storage battery assembly was developed to provide a portable D.C. power supply for use with electronically controlled man-pack equipment. The report contains the test results and a brief design description. The BB-553()/U battery assembly is a rechargeable, hermetically-sealed, sintered plate nickel-cadmium storage battery. The battery assembly has a military-ruggedized design and consists of 20 individual, series-connected cells provided with a pressure sensing charge control circuit. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STORAGE BATTERIES, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)), NICKEL, CADMIUM, TEST METHODS, DESIGN

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE