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NEMA C 18.1M PART 1:2015

NEMA C 18.1M PART 1:2015

Portable Primary Cells and Batteries with Aqueous Electrolyte - General and Specifications



This standard applies to portable primary cells and batteries with aqueous electrolyte and a zinc anode (non-lithium). This edition includes the following electrochemical systems: a) Carbon zinc (Leclanché and zinc chloride types) b) Alkaline manganese dioxide c) Silver oxide d) Zinc air e) Nickel oxyhydroxide Purpose The purpose of this publication is to: a) Ensure the electrical and physical interchangeability of products from different manufacturers; b) Minimize proliferation of cell and battery types; c) Define a standard of performance and provide guidance for its assessment; and d) Provide guidance to consumers, manufacturers, and designers. This is achieved by specifying items such as nomenclature, dimensions, polarity, terminals, marking, test conditions, and procedures.

Additional Info

Author NEMA
Editor NEMA
Document type Standard
Format File
ICS 29.220.10 : Primary cells and batteries
Number of pages 54
Replace NEMA C 18.1M PART 1 (2009)
Year 2015
Document history NEMA C 18.1M PART 1 (2015)
Country USA
Keyword NEMA C 18;NEMA C 18.1M;NEMA 18;18;NEMA C18.1M PART 1