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EEVblog 1508 – We FINALLY Got Alkaline Battery LEAKAGE!

After the 3+ year experiment that started in March 2019 we FINALLY have some alkaline battery leakage failures! Did the Duracell’s fail? That pesky potassium hydroxide forming potassium carbonate. Youtube: Battery leakage video playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL24OiKqd2iN9n2Xk_7Y0gN5t44vtBud_C Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1508-we-finally-got-alkaline-battery-leakage!/ Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1350 – Fake Energizer Batteries?

Were the Made in USA Energizer Max Plus AAA batteries in the previous leaking battery video FAKE? Dave found an identical genuine one and inspects and tears them down. Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1350-fake-energizer-batteries/msg3340976/#msg3340976 Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1349 – Energizer Battery Leakage – MADE IN USA!

Dave caught a rare sight, an alkaline battery leakage in the potassium hydroxide liquid form before it had time to crystalise. This time in a Made in USA Energizer Max Plus AAA alkaline battery. Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1349-energizer-battery-leakage-made-in-usa/ Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1340 – New Tesla 4680 Battery Cell EXPLAINED

Dave explains why Tesla have switched from a 2170 cell to a bigger 4680 cell announced at Battery Day. What is the new tabless technology and what are the thermal cell and battery pack implications? Discussion on Lithium Ion battery cell construction, chemistry, manufacture, thermal design, internal resistance, heat sinking, …

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