Accession Number:

AD1147908

Title:

Report on Submarine Storage Batteries: Methods of Increasing the Specific Gravity of the Electrolyte to 1.280

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Formal Report]

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

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Report Date:

1935-04-10

Pagination or Media Count:

21

Abstract:

This report describes experiments to devise means for rapidly raising the specific gravity of the cells of submarine main storage batteries from the peace-time to the war-time gravity of 1.280. Of the methods employed, the old M.E.I method proved the slowest, the Naval Research Laboratory method requiring special equipment the fastest, while the new Bureau method discharges omitted proved nearly as fast as the latter. The report recommends that the new Bureau method be used.

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Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]