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 Do I Know If a Lead Acid Battery Is a Gel Battery?

Gel Cell AppearanceLook for vents in the battery. Conventional lead acid batteries contain several holes in the battery top to allow replacement of water lost by electricity generation. Gel cells a... Read More »

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 »

Can you recharge a lead-acid battery?

It is possible to recharge a lead-acid battery, a type of battery that uses a reversible chemical reaction to store energy. Because lead-acid batteries charge very slowly, however, it takes approxi... 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 »