Accession Number:

ADA255503

Title:

First Year Testing of Prototype Magnesium/Manganese Dioxide BA-4590/U battery.

Descriptive Note:

Research and development technical rept. Sep 1990-Sep 1991,

Corporate Author:

ARMY LAB COMMAND FORT MONMOUTH NJ ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY AND DEVICES LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

A prototype magnesiummanganese dioxide battery, the BA-4590U, was developed as a training battery replacement for the costly lithium BA-5590U. At room temperature 21.1 deg C the magnesium battery is cost-effective at 1.50 amperes and below. During continuous usage, delivered capacity of the lithium BA-5590U exceeded that of the magnesium battery by at least 62 percent. Under SINCGARS radio simulation testing, delivered capacity of the lithium battery exceeded that of the magnesium battery by at least 300 percent.

Subject Categories:

  • Energy Storage

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE