IEC 60254-2:2008 

Lead-acid traction batteries - Part 2: Dimensions of cells and terminals and marking of polarity on cells


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This part of IEC 60254 is applicable to lead-acid traction batteries used as power sources for electric propulsion. The object of the present standard is to specify:
- the maximum external (overall) dimensions of traction battery cells, that is, the width, the height and the length;
- the form of the marking of traction battery cell polarity and dimensions of corresponding symbols;
- the basic dimensions of some commonly used traction battery terminals designed to connect output cables to the battery;
- the dimensions of cells commonly used in Asia and North America.
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 1997 and its Amendment 1 (2000). It constitutes a technical revision. The main modification concerns the introduction of new dimensions.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2008-02-22
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 21 - Secondary cells and batteriesrss
ICS29.220.20 - Acid secondary cells and batteries
Stability date  2021
File size916 KB

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