What element is used as the center electrode post of flashlight batteries?

Answer The common dry cell flashlight battery consists of a graphite-based cathode as the center post surrounded by a moist electrolyte paste. This is surrounded by a cardboard and salt layer. The outer z... Read More »

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What element is the center electrode post of ordinary flashlight batteries?

The element in the center electrode post of ordinary flashlight batteries is brass. The ordinary flashlight batteries are alkaline batteries. The brass is actually a nail that runs the length of ... Read More »

What Causes the Center Electrode to Crack on a Spark Plug?

Spark plugs are ubiquitous enough to be taken for granted, and simple enough in appearance to belie their inherent weaknesses and hidden complexities. Cracked plug insulators aren't the most common... Read More »

Electrode Types?

An electrode is a conductor that passes current between a metallic and a nonmetallic part of an electric circuit. There are many types of electrodes from simple metal posts to inert gas. They are a... Read More »

How to Remove Electrode Glue?

While the technician in the hospital will do everything she can to remove the electrode glue after an EKG (an electrocardiogram), some may still remain. An electrocardiogram measures the electrical... Read More »