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What's in a Used Lead Acid Battery

Lead acid batteries are made up of plates of lead and separate plates of lead dioxide, which are submerged into an electrolyte solution of about 35% sulphuric acid and 65% water. This causes a chemical reaction that releases electrons allowing them to flow through conductors to produce electricity. As the battery discharges, the acid of the electr

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Types of Batteries

Starting, Lighting, Ignition (SLI) Batteries Are used by most people every day and are produced in greater numbers than any other type of lead acid storage battery They are used to start automobiles and most other kinds of internal combustion engines Automotive SLI batteries are usually lead acid type and are made of six galvanic cells in seri

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Battery Lifecycles

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