Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 33–40 | Cite as

Primary Li/SOCl2 cells. XII. Performance and safety of super-high-rate cells

  • A. N. Dey
  • N. Hamilton


Design and performance characteristics of a high-rate D-cell and a super-high-rate flat cell, three inches in diameter and less than an inch high, are discussed. The flat cell had a short-circuit current of 1500 A and delivered approximately 20 A h on a 20 A continuous or pulse mode. The cell delivered 14 A h on 100 A continuous drain. Both types of cells were found to be resistant to shorting and forced discharge abuses.


Physical Chemistry Performance Characteristic Pulse Mode Flat Cell Continuous Drain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Dey
    • 1
  • N. Hamilton
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Physical ScienceDuracell International Inc.BurlingtonUSA

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