Our resident lead-acid battery consultant, Mike McDonagh, unveils the mysteries of the curing process.
This series has been focused on the methods used to optimise the chemical and physical processes of converting the unreactive metal lead into a store and source of electrical energy. Most of the methods used have historic origins based on experience rather than scientific research. This is demonstrated perhaps more clearly by the proof the process of curing than any of the processes examined so far. As such it has been yet another source of variability and the cause of many mysterious . . .