Accession Number : ADD004553

Title :   Aluminum-Chlorine Thermal Battery.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : King,Lowell A ; Brabson,George D , Jr ; Erbacher,John K ; Seegmiller,David W ; Fannin,Armand A , Jr

Report Date : 20 Dec 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This patent describes an aluminum-chlorine, thermally activated, electrochemical cell composed of an aluminum anode, an inert metal cathode and a two-layered pelletized electrolyte sandwiched therebetween and composed of a mixture of aluminum chloride with one or more salts of sodium chloride, lithium chloride, potassium chloride and tetrasubstituted ammonium chloride.

Descriptors :   *Thermal batteries, *Patents, Aluminum, Chlorine

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE