Accession Number : AD0787125

Title :   Test of Low Discharge Type Storage Batteries.

Descriptive Note : Rept. no. 1,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Oren,John B.

Report Date : 15 OCT 1953

Pagination or Media Count : 136

Abstract : This report compares the performance of two types of low discharge batteries as regards shelf life, intermittent load, continuous duty at room temperature and continuous duty at elevated temperatures. The batteries compared employed different alloys in plate construction. The C and D battery used a calcium lead alloy, while the Willard cell made use of a high purity antimony lead. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Storage batteries, *Navigational aids, Reliability(Electronics)

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE