BATTERIES
PRIMARY CELLS AND BATTERIES


This page is an extended extract from a 1962 Engineering Instruction.

British Standard 397 for primary batteries was withdrawn and replaced by the IEC standard in 1996.
 

Item B.S. 397 Designation Voltage
Cell, Dry, DS1 DS1 1.5
Cell, Dry, DS5 DS5 1.5
Cell, Dry, DS6 DS6 1.5
Cell, Dry, DS7A - 1.5
Cell, Dry, R12 R12 1.5
Cell, Dry, R20 R20 (D as well) 1.5
Cell, Dry, R40 R40 1.5
Battery, Dry, No. 2 - 40.5
Battery, Dry, No. 7 - 4.5
Battery, Dry, No. 8 - 3
Battery, Dry, No. 10 2R22 3
Battery, Dry, No. 11 - 3
Battery, Dry, No. 15 - 36
Battery, Dry, No. 16 R20-8b 1.5
Battery, Dry, No. 17 60F95y 90
Battery, Dry, No. 18 45F40 67.5
Battery, Dry, No. 19 - 120
Battery, Dry, No. 21 60F95x 90
Battery, Dry, No. 22 - 30
Battery, Dry, No. 23 3R12 4.5
Battery, Dry, No. 24 20F30x 30
Battery, Dry, No. 26 10F20 15
Battery, Dry, No. 27 - 6
Battery, Dry, No. 28 15F40 22.5
Battery, Dry, No. 29 PP9 9
Battery, Dry, No. 30   9
Battery, Dry, No. 31 - 6
Battery, Dry, No. 33 - 9
Battery, Dry, No. 35 - 15
Battery, Dry, No. 36 - 6
Battery, Dry, No. 37 - 90
Battery, Dry, No. 100 - 12
Battery, Dry, No. 101 - 18
Battery, Dry, No. 102 - 3
     
     

 

 

 
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