nickel metal hydride


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nickel metal hydride

(NiMH) A rechargeable battery technology that has approximately 30-50% more charge per pound than nickel cadmium. Introduced in the early 1990s, it uses nickel and metal hydride plates with potassium hydroxide as the electrolyte. NiMH batteries do not suffer quite as much from the "memory effect" as do nickel cadmium batteries, but still require complete discharges in order to obtain the most efficiency and longest life. See batteries and nickel cadmium.
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SANYO has been a market leader in nickel metal hydride batteries for the consumer market.
Guy notes that a single Juice rechargeable alkaline battery can be recharged up to 100 times and that the nickel metal hydride batteries can be recharged as many as 1,000 times.
Ni-cads and nickel metal hydrides can be recharged as often, but the lithium batteries are more powerful.
Panasonic, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5 SANYO Takes the #1 Place in Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries II-6
Valence's Saphion[R] lithium-ion battery pack, with approximately 9 kWh of energy storage, will replace the Prius' original nickel metal hydride battery, thereby extending the usable energy storage by over 18 times.
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Uniross is a global leader in rechargeable batteries and chargers, offering a complete range of long-life Nickel Metal Hydride batteries that last up to five times longer than alkaline batteries and can be recharged whenever desired or needed for at least three years.
Energizer, a global leader in the dynamic business of providing portable power geared toward the new digital age, offers a full portfolio of products including, the Energizer(R) MAX(R) premium alkaline brand; Energizer(R) e2(R) Lithium(R) and Energizer(R) e2(R) Titanium Technology(R) performance brands; Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Rechargeable batteries and chargers; and miniatures brand batteries.
By developing new battery products for them, we'll prove that our carbon/graphite foam technology will re-invigorate the power of lead acid chemistry, and enable the lead-acid battery industry to regain competitiveness against high performance/high cost lithium and nickel metal hydride battery chemistries.
While somewhat newer battery technologies like Lithium and Nickel Metal Hydride offer alternatives to traditional lead acid cells, they have their own set of issues including higher costs.
The system is hybridized with two nickel metal hydride batteries to supply up to 4 kilowatts of peak power.