Accession Number : ADD003433
Title : Reserve Battery.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Merz,William Carl
Report Date : 30 Dec 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent relates to an improved reserve battery for providing electrical current when an unexpected need arises and in particular the invention involves a battery container including four dry porous cells, a bellow including a solvent to energize the cells, means for separating the solvent and the cells until electricity is needed and a means for puncturing the separating means and mixing the solvent with the dry porous portion. Such a system is uniquely adaptable to safety equipment such as radio transmitters used in survival equipment at sea.
Descriptors : *Reserve batteries, *Radio transmitters, *Patents, Survival equipment, Sea rescue equipment, Dry batteries, Bellows
Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE