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On an Experimental Form of Secondary Cell


THE following description of a lead secondary cell exhibits so beautifully the part performed by the coating of red oxide of lead covering the new-made plates of Faure's accumulators, in forming them and in afterwards charging and discharging them, that I have no doubt that a trial of its experimental construction will interest those of your readers by whom improvements of the Faure's cell, in respect of retentiveness and capacity, and especially of durability, are regarded as useful objects of search, and as an important desideratum.

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