[volt-nuts] Fluke 735C - Information Needed

J. L. Trantham jltran at att.net
Tue Sep 10 22:38:52 EDT 2013


Do you mean 'commercialize the cylindrical sealed LEAD cells'?  The
cylindrical cells in the 6 V battery that powers the HP 5315A is a Gates


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Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 9:53 AM
To: Discussion of precise voltage measurement
Subject: Re: [volt-nuts] Fluke 735C - Information Needed

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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