Hydrogen fuel cell

Nan and Sandy Sanders esanders at erols.com
Wed May 17 17:34:36 CDT 2006

Crashes, no protection circuits, discharge rates of up to 10C or more. Not
the same conditions as in a cell phone. It is a wonder they don't have more
fires. But then again when I played with models we used nitromethane and
methyl alcohol for fuel. Not the safest of mixtures.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Stratton" <bob at stratton.NET>
To: "tacos" <tacos at amrad.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 10:34 AM
Subject: Re: Hydrogen fuel cell

> On 2006-05-16 23:09, "Nan and Sandy Sanders" <esanders at erols.com> wrote:
> > Examples
> >
> > http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=151687
> >
> > also
> >
> > 7f91e&t=1584
> I've seen my share of Li+ cell fires, but the fact that those RC people
> seeing so many with Li-polymer cells is a little surprising. I would have
> expected it with cells containing metallic Lithium, not necessarily these.
> They are insidious though. I noted his comment about one taking 54 minutes
> after the insult to runaway..I saw one that waited 3 hours after physical
> damage but then detonated.
> I'm almost surprised the Consumer Product Safety Commission lets people
> them in mobile phones. Let a couple of reporters get ahold of those RC
> modeler articles, and you'd see the hue and cry on TV for weeks.
> --Bob
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