button cell


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button cell

A single-cell battery that is used to power wristwatches, computer clocks, hearing aids and other small devices. Also called a "coin cell," button cells look like small, squat silver cans from five to 25mm in diameter. Delivering from one to two volts, button cells come in alkaline, silver, zinc-air and lithium varieties.
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Button cell batteries are attractive to small children and often ingested.
If you are a parent and the button cell in your child's toy runs out, you may not want to drive around a lot of shops to see if they have it in stock;" says Robert Baruch, sales director of online retailer Baruch.
Powered by a button cell battery, the micropulses of the LashSonic Brusheao oscillate at 125-cycles per second, enabling the brush to move rapidly through the lashes, powering away clumps and buildup and delivering expert separation.
The 8-by-8-foot shed, valued at $1,600, will be set up behind the Town Hall Annex and will be used to store containers for mercury thermometers, thermostats and button cell batteries that are turned in by residents to the Board of Health office.
Measuring 14" x 9", it mounts easily to a wall, or can lie flat in drawers and refrigerators while holding almost 50 batteries of all sizes--including 9-volt and button cell.
The whole battery market can be described as device-led, as demand for a particular type or size of cell fluctuates with developments in electrical or electronic goods (suppliers still talk wistfully of the surge in demand for c-size cells brought about by mechanical singing fish Billy Bass), but nowhere is this more true than in the button cell market.
Residents may bring used fluorescent bulbs, motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, button cell and rechargeable batteries to be recycled to the yard behind the Main Street Fire Station.
It is the intent of these specifications to describe the minimum acceptable performance standards for various kinds of Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) Sealed Lead Acid (SLA), dry cell and button cell batteries.
CPSC is encouraged that the coin and button cell industry is developing more secure packaging and taking additional steps to try to keep the products away from young children.
Falling soles of alkaline batteries are causing the decline of the overall market despite growth in zinc carbon, button cell and specialist lithium batteries.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Button Cell
Likewise, the study also recommended phasing out mercury use in button cell batteries within the two years after legislation is adopted.