Storage Battery Manual; Including Principles of Storage Battery Construction and Design, with the Application of Storage Batteries to the Naval Service

Storage Battery Manual; Including Principles of Storage Battery Construction and Design, with the Application of Storage Batteries to the Naval Service

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... in the desired position. The general design and construction of this tray are considered very satisfactory for the batteries designed for the naval service. Willard Storage Battery Company Type Tray.--There is shown in Fig. 90 a detailed illustration of the tray developed by the Willard Storage Battery Company for their type portable storage batteries supplied in accordance with navy specifications. This illustration clearly shows the installation of the cells in the tray and the manner in which the cells are connected together, and with the service lines by means of the inter-cell and terminal connectors. The other features of the tray construction, such as dovetailed or lock-corner joints, cover retaining clips, tie-rods, inter-cell partition boards, name-plate, porcelain insulator skids, tray lifting device and hold-down attachments, etc., are also shown in this drawing. Fig. 91 contains an illustration of a type of tie-rod extensively used for holding the sides of the tray firmly against the cells and to thus prevent bulging or other distortion through checking or buckling of the lumber in the tray, or from any other cause. Experience in operating these batteries in our naval services has proved that such an expedient is necessary to enable these batteries to withstand the hard service usage. These tie-rods are made of steel, lead-plated, and contain countersunk heads and nuts which are slotted for receiving a screw-driver, chisel or other such tool used in setting up on the rods. The holes in the sides of the trap are counterbored to receive the bolt head and nut, such that when set up on the bolt head and nut are flush with the sides of the tray. The specifications for these batteries require that at least two of these tie-rods, ..
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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612809
  • 9781236612809