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Title: Method of making a sodium sulfur battery

Abstract

A method of making a portion of a sodium sulfur battery is disclosed. The battery portion made is a portion of the container which defines the volume for the cathodic reactant materials which are sulfur and sodium polysulfide materials. The container portion is defined by an outer metal casing with a graphite liner contained therein, the graphite liner having a coating on its internal diameter for sealing off the porosity thereof. The steel outer container and graphite pipe are united by a method which insures that at the operating temperature of the battery, relatively low electrical resistance exists between the two materials because they are in intimate contact with one another.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Santa Ana, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Ford Motor Co
OSTI Identifier:
863987
Patent Number(s):
4290192
Assignee:
Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-2566
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; sodium; sulfur; battery; portion; disclosed; container; defines; volume; cathodic; reactant; materials; polysulfide; defined; outer; metal; casing; graphite; liner; contained; therein; coating; internal; diameter; sealing; porosity; steel; pipe; united; insures; operating; temperature; relatively; electrical; resistance; exists; intimate; contact; reactant material; steel outer; outer container; internal diameter; electrical resistance; operating temperature; contained therein; intimate contact; sulfur battery; sodium sulfur; outer metal; metal casing; container portion; reactant materials; cathodic reactant; /29/429/

Citation Formats

Elkins, Perry E. Method of making a sodium sulfur battery. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Elkins, Perry E. Method of making a sodium sulfur battery. United States.
Elkins, Perry E. Thu . "Method of making a sodium sulfur battery". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863987.
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abstractNote = {A method of making a portion of a sodium sulfur battery is disclosed. The battery portion made is a portion of the container which defines the volume for the cathodic reactant materials which are sulfur and sodium polysulfide materials. The container portion is defined by an outer metal casing with a graphite liner contained therein, the graphite liner having a coating on its internal diameter for sealing off the porosity thereof. The steel outer container and graphite pipe are united by a method which insures that at the operating temperature of the battery, relatively low electrical resistance exists between the two materials because they are in intimate contact with one another.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
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