NiCad Vs. Lead Acid Battery Construction?

Answer Nickel cadmium (NiCad) and lead-acid batteries are two different, yet very popular, types of batteries. Both are rechargeable, but lead-acid batteries are the standard for automotive power systems,... Read More »

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How to Let a Lead Acid Battery Die?

A lead acid battery contains two electrodes immersed in acid electrolyte. The chemical reaction between the electrodes and the electrolyte produces electrical energy in a battery. To discharge a ba... Read More »

What is a sealed lead-acid battery?

Sealed lead-acid (SLA) batteries, also called valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries, are rechargeable packs used for a variety of electronic applications. Unlike auto batteries, SLAs won't lea... Read More »

Can a gel charger be used on a lead-acid battery?

Gel chargers are compatible with gel cell batteries, a subtype of lead-acid batteries. Gel cell batteries are sensitive to charging voltage and require specialized chargers, but depending on the i... Read More »

How to Fix a 6V Sealed Lead Acid Battery?

Manufacturers introduced the 6-volt, sealed lead-acid battery as a maintenance-free and safer alternative to a regular lead-acid battery. The concept of a sealed battery is good, until you suspect ... Read More »