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Silver-Cadmium Batteries

Report Number: WADD TR 61-131
Author: Rampel, Guy
Author: Shair, R. C.
Corporate Author: Gulton Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Pages: 36
Contract: AF 33(600)-42397
Project: None Given
AD Number: AD0264218

This report covers the first phase of a research and development program leading to improved, long life, reliable, high watt hour-per-pound, sealed silver-cadmium batteries.

A comprehensive literature survey has been conducted. Included are all items of interest relative to previous development effort and their current capabilities.

Data is given on special silver oxide-electrodes and comparison data on a commercial plate.

Design recommendations for meeting the desired performance requirements are proposed and discussed.

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