Accession Number:

AD0722802

Title:

BA-540( )/U Water Activated 2-Pound Zinc Air Battery.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 17 Apr 70-16 Feb 71,

Corporate Author:

ESB INC YARDLEY PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

The report describes the work performed under contract No. DAAB07-70-C-0157 with the United States Army Electronics Command. Under this none-month contract ESB Incorporated fabricated to fabricate 42 BA-540 U two-pound zinc air water activated batteries. The batteries were fabricated and tested from 0F to 125F and following 7-day activated stand and severe physical environments with all tests equaling or exceeding discharge requirements. The batteries delivered up to 14 Ahrs on an 182 receive-transmit duty cycle, with the energy density ranging from 64 watt hrslb. at 0F to as high as 118 watt hrslb at 75F. The report discusses the development of the design, the construction technique, and the testing results and conclusions. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE