Section 14: Storage Batteries

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Section 14: Storage Batteries
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140. GENERAL This section outlines the requirements for storage batteries used in electric supply stations. The battery system is typically used for DC control and DC operation of circuit breakers, circuit switchers, reclosers, etc. Batteries produce hydrogen gas, which is explosive, and electrolyte, which is acidic and corrosive. Sealed batteries can minimize these concerns. Typical battery systems used in substation applications include lead-acid and nickel-cadmium (NiCa). Batteries can be located with other equipment or in…
David J. Marne, P.E., B.S.E.E.: McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook. Section 14: Storage Batteries, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export