Types of BatteriesTypes of Batteries
Type of BatteryContainsUses
Wet cellrechargeableLead and acidCars, industryDry cellrechargeableNickel, cadmium,lithiumMobile phones,power toolsDry cell non-rechargeableZinc, carbon,manganese, lithiumTorches, clocks,hearing aids
Why use rechargeable batteries?
•Long long-term expense•Can be used many times• Less energy to produce
Why use standard batteries?
•No need for charger•Less expensive• Rechargeables contain carcinogens