1966-02-01

Some News of European Starter Batteries 660359

The use of plastic materials for battery containers has now been developed to include batteries for passenger cars. Methods for bending containers and covers are described, as well as a test for bottom hold-down. The possibility is discussed of reducing installation costs by use of a flat terminal. It is recommended that the starting power of a battery be indicated by an addition to its designation. Views on life test and self-discharge are presented; also, a numerical designation system to aid the customer who wishes a replacement.

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