Tip #7 Battery
Batteries are noted for what
type of gas?
Your Answer Here:
Hint: The question is loaded. "Hydrogen" gas is not
even a choice in the question above. Furthermore, not all of the
choices were gases at all. We all have heard of the "dangers"
of hydrogen gas, which can be emitted
from a battery usually when in the charge state. I don't
know what batteries those testers
and teachers were using to plant this fear-factor, but I'm assuming
it's not the type of batteries I've been
living with for over a decade.
Suffice to say,
the hydrogen-scare, like fuses, might be over-rated and not applicable
in any industry that I can think of (that uses batteries, such as,
everything....find me a person that blew up due to smoking over a
battery and I'll eat worms, for instance).
Here's a real-life Example:
On the net is a website that advocates putting a DC 2-wire wind
generator through a blocking diode and directly into the equally rated
battery bank. This did not work at all for me so I don't advocate
it. But where was my bomb?
As it turned out, the 48v wind generator
melted the lead connector (before I converted over to the brass
connectors) of one of the battery cables. The
molten metal created a
perfect dime-sized hole completely through
the top of the
Apparently the wind generator
that kicks up into
the high 80's in voltage was enough to cause lead to melt,
but the battery didn't create enough hydrogen to cause any noticeable
damage. (*in fact that battery worked fine for months after
with just a piece of electrical tape covering the hole).
Later the battery was given in exchange for reducing the "core charge"
extortion unapportioned tax/fee.
But where was my bomb!? Doesn't our programming tell us of
the dangers of hydrogen gas from batteries ?
Ahhh....but when INDUSTRY has an accident, media PROGRAMMING is quick
to flip the script and sell us on how safe
(oddly enough our
military was sold similarly on a slightly maligned statement concerning
radiation..."sure you're hair will fall out, but it will grow
Suddenly, PROGRAMMING sells the story that it's all safe now (for that
week in your mind):
All of a sudden "our" corporate media PROGRAMMING quickly jumps into
action to assure
the exposed public the exact opposite, stating:
Hydrogen is nontoxic and nonpoisonous. It will not contaminate
groundwater (it’s a gas under normal atmospheric conditions), nor will
a release of hydrogen contribute to atmospheric pollution. Hydrogen
does not create fumes."
(day is night, black is white, blah blah blah)
Now let's discuss what we NEVER get to hear about, the OTHER
gas that a
Do you know what that other gas is?
Why do you suppose that we've ALL heard
only of one component that a battery creates? Hydrogen.
Why would it not be equally important to mention that a battery creates
I'm not saying I'd bottle the stuff up and save it for when I'm on the
common respirator, but it sure seems like a rather important gas to
Considering the fact that I smoke like a chimney, and have had a
firewood stove that pretty much stays lit year-round and located within
3 feet of one of the battery banks (6 batteries, presently), apparently
the hydrogen scare
is extremely over-rated as I'm also within three feet of both the
firewood stove and the closest battery bank.
Here's how it was explained to me as to why it's almost impossible to
Hydrogen is lighter
than oxygen, and lighter than other gases that we breathe.
escapes the battery and you are standing over the battery, that
hydrogen zips past you at a rate of (fast).
But even in a somewhat controlled test environment, when collecting the
in such a
way as to re-direct that hydrogen through a small plastic hose,
lighting the other end creates a flame that is barely able to
be kept lit.
reason against macro battery banks, just in case!