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batteries [2018-11-28 15:44]
DavidW
batteries [2018-11-28 16:20]
alfie [Risk assessment]
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 ====== Rechargeable Batteries in the Hacklab ====== ====== Rechargeable Batteries in the Hacklab ======
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-As large, high-energy batteries become more widely available at low cost, we see more and more in the lab. This is good! They are an ideal energy source for many projects. However, like any large energy source, they must be treated with respect; mistreatment of high-energy rechargeable batteries can go very wrong, very quickly. ​ 
  
  
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 ^ Risk ^ Mitigation ^ ^ Risk ^ Mitigation ^
 +| Battery Fire | Charging will always occur in suitable fire/​heatproof containers | 
 | Over-charging | Charging will always be supervised. Users will apply appropriate voltage/​current limits according to battery. | | Over-charging | Charging will always be supervised. Users will apply appropriate voltage/​current limits according to battery. |
 | Individual cells may be overcharged when connected in series | Balancing circuit will always be used. | | Individual cells may be overcharged when connected in series | Balancing circuit will always be used. |
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