[volt-nuts] Fluke 735C - Information Needed
cfharris at erols.com
Tue Sep 10 10:53:14 EDT 2013
As I recall, GE was first to commercialize the cylindrical sealed
Nicad cells. They spun off their battery division to Gould, then
to GATES... or some such memory muddled permutation like that...
GandalfG8 at aol.com wrote:
> Ah well, I think that probably settles it then:-)
> In a message dated 10/09/2013 15:17:16 GMT Daylight Time, jltran at att.net
> All help appreciated. I never knew about SLA batteries in a 1/2 D size
> looking like NiCd's. I have seen 'packaged' cylindrical SLA's as used in
> the battery option HP 5315A but they are much bigger than a 'D' cell.
> The cells certainly look like NiCd based on the 'corrosion' and 'exudate'
> they produced. I have never seen an SLA do that.
> In addition, they clearly say 'RECHARGEABLE NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERY' in all
> caps, bold letters next to the 'GE' trademark.
> Thanks again.
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