Thermally-related safety issues associated with thermal batteries.

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Thermal batteries can experience thermal runaway under certain usage conditions. This can lead to safety issues for personnel and cause damage to associated test equipment if the battery thermally self destructs. This report discusses a number of thermal and design related issues that can lead to catastrophic destruction of thermal batteries under certain conditions. Contributing factors are identified and mitigating actions are presented to minimize or prevent undesirable thermal runaway.

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Guidotti, Ronald Armand June 1, 2006.

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Thermal batteries can experience thermal runaway under certain usage conditions. This can lead to safety issues for personnel and cause damage to associated test equipment if the battery thermally self destructs. This report discusses a number of thermal and design related issues that can lead to catastrophic destruction of thermal batteries under certain conditions. Contributing factors are identified and mitigating actions are presented to minimize or prevent undesirable thermal runaway.

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  • Report No.: SAND2006-1902
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/889003 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 889003
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc874882

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Guidotti, Ronald Armand. Thermally-related safety issues associated with thermal batteries., report, June 1, 2006; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc874882/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.