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NICAD

A trademark of SAFT America Inc., Valdosta, GA, for nickel cadmium products. See nickel cadmium.
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Older NiCad batteries contain cadmium, a toxic heavy metal, which should be property disposed of through a battery recycling company or handled as hazardous waste.
Available as a 110-volt AC tool or as a cordless 24-volt DC unit with two rechargeable NiCad battery packs.
The Wachusett Recycled Resource Center, Boyden Road, Holden, accepts button, rechargeable NiCad, small sealed lead acid and alkaline batteries for recycling.
<p>First, some basics: The rechargeable battery chemistries that have been used in portable devices so far include lithium-ion (li-ion), nickel-metal hydride (NiMH), nickel-cadmium (NiCad) and, if you count cars, lead-acid.
Employing the immensely popular motorized spring-piston power plant powered by a rechargeable NiCad battery, the TSD Tactical Generation II AK-74 Type U also takes top marks as far as utter realism.
For example, Black & Decker has a line of 26 different woodworking, yard and garden tools that all run off the same 18-volt system using FSXtreme nickel cadmium (nicad) batteries.
The InCharger unit has a universal ac input and is configured for gel, flooded lead acid, AGM or NiCAD batteries with 12 or 24 Vdc selectable output, said the company.
The heavy-duty 36V hammerdrill/drill/driver, Model DC901KL, was engineered with a 36V NANO phosphate Lithium ion battery that provides two times more recharges than traditional NiCad batteries, DeWalt says.
The Bloodhunter, powered by a NiCad rechargeable battery, comes with both 12-volt and 110-volt chargers.
NiCad, lead acid and batteries containing mercury are all classified as hazardous waste - as are unsorted mixed loads.
lead-acid or NiCad battery, a 100 in.[.sup.3] gasoline engine producing 100 hp, a 30-hp traction motor, and a 10-kW to 15-kW electric generator.