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Jul 16, 2003, 08:46 AM
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Question about battery cover...

While building a side by side AAA pack the soldering iron just glanced the plastic covering on the negative side of one of the cells causing it to melt just a bit. I'm getting a voltage from the pack, but I've yet to charge it. Should I replace the cell or does the plastic covering actually do anything.
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Jul 16, 2003, 08:51 AM
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If you are talking about a Nimh cell, no the plastic is just there as an insulator. The entire can of the cell is the negative terminal.
Jul 16, 2003, 08:59 AM
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Yeah it's a NiMh cell, sorry forgot to post that. So I don't have to do it again, GREAT. Thanks....

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