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William H Fallon, William R Schober: Battery charger termination circuit. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti and Murray, December 16, 1986: US04629965 (47 worldwide citation)

A system for charging a storage battery initially charges the battery at a maximum rate of current which tapers in magnitude until the battery attains a selected voltage, and thereafter charges the battery with a continuing reduction of current until termination. Termination is accomplished by sensi ...


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William J Eberle: Apparatus and method for stacking battery plates and separators. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti Associates, September 25, 1979: US04168772 (34 worldwide citation)

Battery plate elements and separator elements are maintained in racks along opposite sides of a conveyor. Pivotally swingable vacuum pickup heads serve to withdraw plates and separators from their racks and deposit them onto the conveyor. A plurality of plates or separators are withdrawn simultaneou ...


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William J Eberle: Apparatus for dumping and collecting corrosive substances from automotive batteries. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti Associates, September 9, 1980: US04221523 (25 worldwide citation)

A novel battery dumping apparatus is described which is uniquely suited for dumping corrosive substances, such as battery acid, simultaneously from a number of batteries. The novel apparatus generally comprises a sealed tube adapted for rotation through an arc of less than 360 degrees for inverting ...


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Terry R Oxenreider, Herbert A Bush Jr: Manifold vented battery cover. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti Associates, February 1, 1983: US04371591 (24 worldwide citation)

An improved manifold vented battery cover is disclosed. The disclosed battery cover has an improved manifold construction which is defined by the assembly of mated inner and outer members. In addition, the disclosed cover includes an external terminal post having a repositioning portion encapsulated ...


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Eberle William J: Battery, components, and method of making. General Battery Corporation, Paul & Paul, October 15, 1974: US3841915 (23 worldwide citation)

A battery is provided, generally of the lead acid storage type, having spaced plates therein, with selected plates connected together in electrically conductive fashion, and with plates on opposite sides of partitions between adjacent cells of the battery being connected, wherein particularly novel ...


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Carl Anderson, Richard H Craig: Battery grids. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti and Murray, November 26, 1985: US04555459 (22 worldwide citation)

A lightweight battery grid having an array of grid wires arranged to define a plurality of parallelogram of substantially equal size; whereby a battery plate having substantially equal paste pellets may be formed.


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Terry R Oxenreider, Herbert A Bush Jr: Manifold vented battery cover. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti Associates, July 14, 1981: US04278742 (21 worldwide citation)

An improved manifold vented battery cover is disclosed. The disclosed battery cover has an improved manifold construction which is defined by the assembly of mated inner and outer members. In addition, the disclosed cover includes an external terminal post having a repositioning portion encapsulated ...


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Terry Oxenreider, Donald A Duesterhoeft, Edgar M Erb: Apparatus and method for casting lead into plastic for side terminal batteries. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti Associates, March 22, 1983: US04377197 (20 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for injecting molten lead from a reservoir into a die mold cavity formed about an aperture in the wall of a plastic battery for casting lead-alloy battery terminal connectors. Batteries are positioned adjacent the molten lead reservoir of the apparatus and mold portions move tog ...


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John L Devitt: Battery vent plug. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti Associates, October 4, 1977: US04052534 (20 worldwide citation)

Various improved battery vent plugs utilizing a slit resilient acid-resistant diaphragm bi-directional valve which opens temporarily automatically under gaseous pressure serve to minimize battery fluid loss.


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William J Eberle: Automatic battery stacker. General Battery Corporation, Benasutti & Murray, November 15, 1988: US04784380 (20 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for automatically stacking battery plates and separators is disclosed. Battery plates and separators elements are alternately and automatically combined on a conveyor belt to form sandwiches wherein a plurality of such sandwiches are later assembled for use in battery cells. Prior to combi ...