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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter JPart 111Subpart 111.15 → §111.15-2

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart 111.15—Storage Batteries and Battery Chargers: Construction and Installation

§111.15-2   Battery construction.

(a) A battery cell, when inclined at 40 degrees from the vertical, must not spill electrolyte.

(b) Each fully charged lead-acid battery must have a specific gravity that meets section 22 of IEEE 45-2002 (incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 110.10-1).

(c) Batteries must not evolve hydrogen at a rate exceeding that of a similar size lead-acid battery under similar charging condition.

(d) Batteries must be constructed to take into account the environmental conditions of a marine installation, including temperature, vibration, and shock.

[CGD 94-108, 61 FR 28277, June 4, 1996, as amended by USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65196, Oct. 31, 2008]

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