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Title: System for agitating the acid in a lead-acid battery

Abstract

A system and method for agitating the acid in a large lead-sulfuric acid storage battery of the calcium type. An air-lift is utilized to provide the agitation. The air fed to the air-lift is humidified prior to being delivered to the air-lift.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Schenectady, NY
  2. Glenville, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Knolls Atomic Power Lab. (KAPL), Niskayuna, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
866363
Patent Number(s):
4693947
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC12-76SN00052
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
agitating; acid; lead-acid; battery; method; lead-sulfuric; storage; calcium; type; air-lift; utilized; provide; agitation; air; fed; humidified; prior; delivered; sulfuric acid; storage battery; lead-acid battery; air fed; acid storage; /429/

Citation Formats

Weintraub, Alvin, and MacCormack, Robert S. System for agitating the acid in a lead-acid battery. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Weintraub, Alvin, & MacCormack, Robert S. System for agitating the acid in a lead-acid battery. United States.
Weintraub, Alvin, and MacCormack, Robert S. Thu . "System for agitating the acid in a lead-acid battery". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866363.
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abstractNote = {A system and method for agitating the acid in a large lead-sulfuric acid storage battery of the calcium type. An air-lift is utilized to provide the agitation. The air fed to the air-lift is humidified prior to being delivered to the air-lift.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1987},
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