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My New generator :) works good!
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My New generator :) works good!
Well for the past week I've been gathering parts and designing and building and i finally got it done. I have made 2 true sealed series cells and put then into one box, isolated from one another wired in parallel. Each bank has 5 cells so I have 10 cells total. At around 9 amps it produced about 1 LPM using the bottle held upside down in water method. When it warmed up it was at around 12 amps, I got too hot outside so I didn't get a chance to test the output at this level but its obviously going to be more than 1. So i just hooked it up to the car and got my EFIE going again and a test will be tommorrow driving about 170 miles round trip for my commute.

Heres a few pics:

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/21137218@N07/2643071704/

Sealed up 3 sides with epoxy:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/21137218@N07/2643072176/

My enclosure with isolated halfs, plexi-glass epoxy sealed:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/21137218@N07/2642247703/
07-06-2008 09:59 AM
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That looks very nice man!!!!
I've heard bad things about putting epoxy in the system, just curious as to why you did? (Of course, my hearing wrong is a large possibility! Smile )
07-06-2008 06:51 PM
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The only way that can be a "true" series cell is if the bath of electrolyte in between each set of two plates is isolated from each of the other sets of 2 plates. In the picture it looks like the current can leak from one end plate to the other without being forced to pass through each cell along the way.
07-07-2008 11:20 PM
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This design could be further improved with the wrapping of the plates to insulate the edges, leaving just enough hole at the top and bottom to let water in and bubbles out. I'm doing that with a single brick that is working in one of my units.
The electrical box you're using I tried and melted it at 177 degrees F. Watch your temps.
07-08-2008 04:51 AM
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RE: My New generator :) works good!
jksav7 Wrote:The only way that can be a "true" series cell is if the bath of electrolyte in between each set of two plates is isolated from each of the other sets of 2 plates. In the picture it looks like the current can leak from one end plate to the other without being forced to pass through each cell along the way.

Actually, the plates are sealed to the box with goop all the way around and the edges of the plates are insulated via scotch cote.
07-08-2008 02:25 PM
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