Nickel-Cadmium Battery

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nickel-cadmium battery

[′nik·əl ¦kad·mē·əm ′bad·ə·rē]
A sealed storage battery having a nickel anode, a cadmium cathode, and an alkaline electrolyte; widely used in cordless appliances; without recharging, it can serve as a primary battery. Also known as cadmium-nickel storage cell.

Nickel-Cadmium Battery


an alkaline storage battery in which the active substance of the positive electrode is nickelichydroxide (NiOOH) and that of the negative electrode is cad-mium (Cd), with iron (Fe) added. The electrolyte usually usedis a solution of potassium hydroxide (KOH), with an additive oflithium hydroxide (LiOH); the electromotive force is 1.3–1.0volts.

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The enhanced battery technology powers Ryobi 18-volt tools for twice as long and weighs twenty percent less than a comparable 18-volt Ni-Cad battery.
Simply rotate the crank handle for a few seconds to power the built-in Ni-cad battery, the stored power can then be used to run the FM/MW radio or LED torch.
Their motorized spring-piston power plants are powered by a rechargeable Ni-Cad battery that yields hundreds of shots between recharges.
Featuring the latest solar panels, during daylight hours their integral solar cells recharge a long-life Ni-Cad battery.
Ausmelt's process can be applied to any ni-cad battery, and the AMTA may eventually collect all ni-cads through mobile phone retailers.
Zytek's Bill Gibson says if the electric Elise enters production, its cost, without its Ni-Cad battery pack, could be similar to the standard car - just over pounds 20,000.
Some ni-cad battery manufacturers offer replacement warranties, so you can send the spent cells back and get fresh ones in return.
This scanner operates for at least eight hours on one charge from it integral Ni-Cad battery.
The 12-volt rechargeable Ni-Cad battery is implanted inside the padding and fabric, making for comfortable and portable accommodations.
ALS is offered with AC-only design or with 90 minutes of long-life Ni-Cad battery back-up.