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Title: Engineering process instructions and development summary MC3642 thermal battery

Abstract

The MC3642 is a dual channel thermal battery used on the DE1010/W85 Command Disable Controller. It utilizes the CalCaCrO{sub 4} electrochemical system. The electrical requirements of this battery are as follows: RISE TIME PEAK VOLTAGE ACTIVE LIFE LOAD Channel 1 - 1.0 Sec. Max. 34 Volts 10 Sec. Min. 40.0 Ohms to 20 Volts above 20 Volts Channel 2 - .350 Sec. Max. 42 Volts 10 MSec. Min. 6.5 Ohms to 23 Volts above 23 Volts The battery consists of 14 cells connected in series (Channel 2) and 12 cells connected in series (Channel 1). Each cell is composed of an anode fabricated from a bimetallic sheet (0.005{double_prime} thick calcium on 0.005{double_prime} thick iron substrate), a depolarizer-electrolyte-binder (DEB) pellet and a heat pellet. Activation is achieved by mechanical primer. Optimum battery performance is achieved with a 35155/10 DEB pellet weighing .80g and a heat pellet, weighing 1.30 grams, of 88/12 heat powder.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co., Largo, FL (United States). Pinellas Plant
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
399733
Report Number(s):
GEPP-PI-598
ON: DE97000912; TRN: 96:006345
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00656
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 1981
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; THERMAL BATTERIES; PERFORMANCE; MANUFACTURING; CHROMATES; CALCIUM COMPOUNDS; ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Jacobs, D. Engineering process instructions and development summary MC3642 thermal battery. United States: N. p., 1981. Web. doi:10.2172/399733.
Jacobs, D. Engineering process instructions and development summary MC3642 thermal battery. United States. doi:10.2172/399733.
Jacobs, D. Mon . "Engineering process instructions and development summary MC3642 thermal battery". United States. doi:10.2172/399733. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/399733.
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title = {Engineering process instructions and development summary MC3642 thermal battery},
author = {Jacobs, D.},
abstractNote = {The MC3642 is a dual channel thermal battery used on the DE1010/W85 Command Disable Controller. It utilizes the CalCaCrO{sub 4} electrochemical system. The electrical requirements of this battery are as follows: RISE TIME PEAK VOLTAGE ACTIVE LIFE LOAD Channel 1 - 1.0 Sec. Max. 34 Volts 10 Sec. Min. 40.0 Ohms to 20 Volts above 20 Volts Channel 2 - .350 Sec. Max. 42 Volts 10 MSec. Min. 6.5 Ohms to 23 Volts above 23 Volts The battery consists of 14 cells connected in series (Channel 2) and 12 cells connected in series (Channel 1). Each cell is composed of an anode fabricated from a bimetallic sheet (0.005{double_prime} thick calcium on 0.005{double_prime} thick iron substrate), a depolarizer-electrolyte-binder (DEB) pellet and a heat pellet. Activation is achieved by mechanical primer. Optimum battery performance is achieved with a 35155/10 DEB pellet weighing .80g and a heat pellet, weighing 1.30 grams, of 88/12 heat powder.},
doi = {10.2172/399733},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jun 01 00:00:00 EDT 1981},
month = {Mon Jun 01 00:00:00 EDT 1981}
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