Nickel Iron Battery

Cathodes of nickel-oxide and anodes of iron in a potassium hydroxide solution.

Also known as the Edison Battery as it was invented by Thomas Edison in 1901.

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Have long been used mining operations because of their ability to withstand vibrations, high temperatures and other physical stress.


See also: Battery, Edison, Thomas, Iron, Nickel, Potassium Hydroxide.

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Subjects: Electrochemistry