New Developments in Personal Lighting Systems for Miners.
Lewis WH; Ferreira E
MISSING :10 pages
Energy Research Corp., under contract to the Bureau of Mines, has developed a new miners' caplamp battery. The new battery is based on nickel-cadmium technology and offers significant improvements in performance with reduced size and weight when compared to the conventional lead-acid battery presently in use. This report describes the design and fabrication of the nickel-cadmium battery, which utilizes a roll-bonded electrode structure. The final battery design has a 15-a*h capacity in a 2 1/2-lb package, which is over 2 lb lighter than the present lead-acid caplamp battery.
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