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Snowmobile Safety Tips

Snowmobile Safety Tips A snowy trail may be just what you’ve been waiting for if you’re a snowmobiler. Snowmobiling can be a thrilling experience, but it can also be very dangerous if the proper safety precautions are not taken. Before you head out for a day on your snowmobile, it’s important to be prepared. Here […]

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What is a Nickel-Cadmium Battery?

What is a Nickel-Cadmium Battery? “Ni-Cd” is the chemical abbreviation for the nickel-cadmium batteries, and it was discovered by Swedish Waldmar Jungner in 1899. There has been a lot of progress in the manufacturing of nickel-cadmium batteries in the second half of the 20th century. This reduces the prices of Ni-Cd batteries and makes them […]

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How to Maintain Motorcycle Batteries During Winter

How to maintain motorcycle batteries during winter   We all know winter months can get extremely harsh not to say what happens to the motorcycle batteries. Depending on where you live, it would be better to keep the bike or the battery inside. Usually, batteries do not tend to do well when there are weather […]

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Alkaline Battery

  Alkaline batteries are a type of primary battery dependent upon the reaction between zinc and manganese dioxide (Zn/MnO2). Another type of alkaline batteries are secondary rechargeable alkaline battery, which allows reuse of specially designed cells. Alkaline batteries have a higher energy density and longer shelf-life compared with zinc-carbon batteries with the same voltage. Alkaline batteries account for 80% of manufactured batteries […]

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The need for Power – Guide what to do when power outage

Reading this blog on our mobile phone, computer, or laptop under a bright light with a fan over our heads, not many of us realize the importance of electricity. Have you ever stopped and thought about the aspects of your life that would have been impossible without electricity? If you haven’t, now is not a […]

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Lithium-Ion Battery Chemistry-Pros and Cons

  Emerging in the early 1990s, today the lithium-ion is the fastest growing and most promising battery chemistry. It is applied in most portable and wireless configurations including your smartphone. Advantages of the Lithium-Ion Chemistry In terms of energy density, the Lithium-Ion is twice that of the standard nickel-cadmium battery. Big advantage is the battery […]

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Starting, Marine and Deep-Cycle Batteries Definitions and Differences

Starting SLI Batteries Starting Batteries known as SLI (starting, lighting, ignition) batteries are used mainly to start and run engines. Engine starters need a large burst of starting current for a very short period of time, hence the specific construction of the battery. Its plates are composed of lead “sponge” giving large surface area for […]

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Why are Hoverboards Exploding?

Lately, there has been a media outburst of hoverboards “exploding” and causing fires. But what exactly is happening with those self-balancing scooters? Keep reading and we will explain everything. One thing is certain, though – the term “explosion” is loosely used and is definitely a media exaggeration. What Causes the Hoverboards to catch fire? The […]

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Tesla’s Powerwall-What Is It and How It Works?

The annual consumption of power worldwide is currently 20 trillion kWh. That is enough energy to support a single family home for 1.8 billion years. It also estimates to 2,300 years of energy supply to a nuclear power plant. The US power sector alone produces 2,000 million metric tons of CO2. According to EPA, 1.6 […]

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How to Charge Your Motorcycle Battery Properly?

Motorcycle Battery properly charging is essential for the long life of your battery. Following the best charging practices is essential for the longevity of your motorcycle battery. There are a lot of different types of Motorcycle Batteries on the market but the main reason of premature battery death is common. Leaving the Motorcycle Battery in […]

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