lead-acid battery


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lead-acid battery

[′led ‚as·əd ′bad·ə·rē]
(electricity)
A storage battery in which the electrodes are grids of lead containing lead oxides that change in composition during charging and discharging, and the electrolyte is dilute sulfuric acid.
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On the other side of the temperature spectrum, reduced cold-weather capacity is recognized as a major drawback for standard lead-acid battery designs.
The lead-acid battery recycling structure has been proven to be efficient and highly successful, and no other battery chemistry comes near the recycling rate of lead-acid batteries," Hart says.
The government has attempted to target importers, prosecuting individual lead-acid battery importers and impounding more than 100 container loads of lead-acid battery waste in various ports.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global lead-acid battery market for ESS to grow at a CAGR of 5% during 2014-2019.
In addition, McIver says the typical lifespan for a lead-acid battery has grown from three to five years to six to eight, hampering demand for the replacements that make up most of the market.
The Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium, a group of battery manufacturers, users, and suppliers organized by the International Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO), Research Triangle Park, NC, is helping to develop lead-acid battery technologies that bring performance levels up to those needed for a viable EV.