Batteries Behaving Badly

Weber, Austin
December 2008
Assembly;Dec2008, Vol. 51 Issue 13, p46
The article looks at various assembly processes used by battery manufacturers to ensure that their products do not leak in day-to-day use. According to the article, batteries contain a wide variety of volatile chemicals and inherently unstable materials that can potentially create toxic gases. It says that most leak testing applications are held in research laboratories that expose batteries to extreme conditions.


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