Saft BA5372 Military Battery
When you need portability along with long storage life and high energy density from your battery, turn to lithium-manganese dioxide. The Saft BA5372/U is a night vision battery from the wide range of Saft military application batteries that has this safe, high performance battery chemistry. It meets the high demands that military applications have in terms of durability and reliability. The following details will give you an even better idea about what the Saft BA5372 Replacement Battery has to offer.
What is unique about the Saft BA5372/U Military Battery?
The Saft BA5372/U Military Battery has a lithium-manganese dioxide chemistry, which offers a substantial life-cycle cost advantage over Li/SO2 batteries by providing more capacity in the same amount of space. The Saft BA5372/U Night Vision Battery does not suffer from the effects of passivation, even if it has been in storage for a prolonged period of time. This feature means that you don't have to worry about the voltage delay phenomenon.
What are the technical specifications of the Saft BA5372/U Radio Communication Battery?
The Saft BA5372/U Radio Communication Battery is made with two pressure type contacts. It has a whopping power capacity of 500 mAh (milliampere-hour) and an output voltage of 6.0 volts. The Saft BA5372 Replacement Battery has an operating temperature that ranges from -40° C to +70° C, which makes it ideal for military training that takes place in various climates. The dimensions of the Saft BA5372/U Night Vision Battery are 1.3 x 0.63 inches (L x W). This non-rechargeable battery weighs 20 grams and offers a shelf life of 10 years, thanks to its low self-discharge rate.
What is the chemistry used in the Saft BA5372 Replacement Battery?
Fortunately, the Saft BA5372/U Military Battery has a lithium-manganese dioxide chemistry. Lithium, the lightest metal on earth, is used as the anode. Manganese dioxide, on the other hand, is used as the cathode. Lithium-manganese dioxide batteries are less volatile and less expensive than lithium-sulfur dioxide batteries. They offer high performance and greater safety, compared to other batteries. Generally, lithium-manganese dioxide (LiMnO2) batteries offer high energy density, maximum durability, excellent shelf life, high rate capability, and great low temperature performance. They are commonly used in memory backup devices, metrology equipment, car electronics, night vision equipment, radio communications, battlefield surveillance systems, sensor technology, and defense.
What are the applications of the Saft BA5372 Lithium Sulfur dioxide battery?
The Saft BA5372/U Radio Communication Battery is ideal for AN/PRC-119 MANPACK SINGCARS (Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System), a field radio system frequently used by military forces.
Which are the additional part numbers the Saft BA5372/U Night Vision Battery effectively replaces?
The Saft BA5372/U Radio Communication Battery can be used as a replacement for the following list of batteries:
Saft BA-1372, Saft BA-1372U, Saft BA-5372, and Military 6135-01-214-6441.