cadmium hydroxide

cadmium hydroxide

[′kad·mē·əm hī′dräk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Cd(OH)2 A white powder, soluble in dilute acids; used to prepare negative electrodes for cadmium-nickel storage batteries.
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Phosphate is known to strip copper from the surface of the cadmium column, leading to the formation of insoluble cadmium oxide and/or cadmium hydroxide, which results in a decrease in reduction efficiency [31].
Acme uses a proprietary mechanical pasting process to apply the active materials to these plates; nickel hydroxide is used for the positive electrode and cadmium hydroxide for the negative electrode.