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
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE