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BATTERY PIONEERS: JOHN DEVITT Batteries International

BATTERY PIONEERS: JOHN DEVITT

September 21, 2016: Sealed lead acid batteries had been the goal of the battery industry since the time of Gaston Planté. But it was only in the 1960s that real…

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David Prengaman Batteries International

David Prengaman

May 4, 2015: The modern day lead acid battery would be very different — both more expensive and less efficient — were it not for the contribution of David Prengaman…

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John Devitt Batteries International

John Devitt

April 28, 2015: Sealed lead acid batteries had been the goal of the battery industry since the time of Gaston Planté. But it was only in the 1960s that real…

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Michael Thackeray Batteries International

Michael Thackeray

April 28, 2015: Within days of arriving at Oxford University in 1981, South African chemist Michael Thackeray made a remarkable discovery that was eventually to have deep implications for the…

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James Sudworth Batteries International

James Sudworth

March 14, 2015: For almost half a century, Jim Sudworth of has been on a mission — often a bumpy one — to make a scientific and commercial success of…

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Kathryn Bullock Batteries International

Kathryn Bullock

March 1, 2015: The conception, invention and development of the VRLA battery has been an almost exclusively male preserve but one woman has made a remarkable contribution to its evolution…

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