Why do car batteries explode?

Answer Car batteries have sealed chambers that contain volatile chemicals. Under certain conditions, these chemicals can leak gas and bring about a dangerous explosion.Gas EmissionThe sealed chambers insi... Read More »

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If I leave my batteries in the charger all day will I explode?

Rechargeable batteries lose their effiency for storing power over time, so leaving them charging when they are fully charged will maintain the reduction in their efficiency. Nothing will blow up, b... Read More »

Why do batteries explode or leak when you leave them plugged in for a long time?

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Is it possible to replace rechargeable stinger flashlight batteries with regular batteries?

According to Streamlight, the manufacturer of Stinger flashlights, you cannot put regular batteries in a Stinger flashlight. Each flashlight comes with a specific type of rechargeable batteries tha... Read More »

Does wiring batteries in series increase the watt hour capacity of the batteries?

The total amount of energy (watt hours) that your batteries can deliver remains the same no matter how you wire them to each other. Wired in series, the voltage is the sum of the individual voltage... Read More »