[volt-nuts] Fluke 735C - Information Needed

Chuck Harris 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...

-Chuck Harris

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
> writes:
> Nigel,
> 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.
> Joe

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