Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
January 23, 2018, 08:07:26 PM

Login with username, password and session length

Recent Topics

[Today at 08:00:03 PM]

[Today at 07:29:47 PM]

[Today at 07:27:46 PM]

[Today at 06:35:36 PM]

[Today at 06:35:04 PM]

[Today at 06:15:20 PM]

[Today at 05:32:08 PM]

[Today at 04:10:28 PM]

[Today at 03:20:24 PM]

by bmb
[Today at 03:15:13 PM]

[Today at 03:10:55 PM]

[Today at 02:07:45 PM]

[Today at 01:35:02 PM]

[Today at 11:43:06 AM]

[Today at 11:21:00 AM]

[Today at 10:06:31 AM]

[Today at 08:12:39 AM]

[Today at 06:41:19 AM]

[Today at 01:06:27 AM]

[January 22, 2018, 11:43:09 PM]

[January 22, 2018, 09:01:17 PM]

[January 22, 2018, 08:59:26 PM]

[January 22, 2018, 08:51:12 PM]

[January 22, 2018, 08:46:34 PM]

by bmb
[January 22, 2018, 06:20:03 PM]

[January 22, 2018, 06:06:42 PM]

Support NCKA

Support the site by making a donation.

2018 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: Li-on and Li-po batteries re-visited  (Read 472 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

surfingmarmot

  • Guest
Found a very interesting article about the causes of Li-on and Li-po flare ups. Li-pos are just as vulnerable—there are some videos of what happens when you over charge the Li-po packs Rc modelers use. They are very dangerous—like small incendiary bombs.

The majority are caused by improper charging but a significant number are caused by damaged cells (usually from RC model crashes).  I've bee using a Li-on pack for several years with no problems—I am very careful about charging and gentle with them but I am strongly considering going back to Gel cells. I am starting to think it's just not worth the risk: to me, my house, my vehicle, my kayak. Gel cells are a bit heavier, but they are very safe and these days for me, safety issues are foremost.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=209187


SaltLifeYak

  • Sand Dab
  • **
  • View Profile
  • Location: Redwood City
  • Date Registered: Jul 2017
  • Posts: 13
So where did you end up with this?


traildad

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Location: Vacaville
  • Date Registered: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 3328
So where did you end up with this?
It doesn't look like he is registered on the site, so I don't think he will get the message. His post was from 2011. I imagine there have been some improvements in the battery tech since then. Check out the Wilderness Systems lithium battery.
http://www.norcalkayakanglers.com/index.php?topic=42846.msg470404#msg470404

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.  ~John Buchan


 

anything