NTLK Re: Batts in the freezer

From: Stainless Steel Rat (ratinox@peorth.gweep.net)
Date: Sun Jul 09 2000 - 20:38:50 CDT

* NewtonOz <newtonoz@ix.netcom.com> on Sun, 09 Jul 2000
| I seem to remember that the crystalization can be counteracted in NiCads
| by using a trickle or quick charge that is over the usual voltage.

If the cell is overcharged, it can cause the paste to dry out. When that
happens, the cell is permanently ruined. This is sometimes called
"memory". It isn't.

Rat <ratinox@peorth.gweep.net>    \ Warning: pregnant women, the elderly, and
Minion of Nathan - Nathan says Hi! \ children under 10 should avoid prolonged
PGP Key: at a key server near you!  \ exposure to Happy Fun Ball.
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