What is the lead discharge battery?

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Apr 3, 2016

#Pb(s) + PbO_2(s) + 2H_2SO_4(aq) rarr 2PbSO_4(s) + 2H_2O(l)#


This is one of the oldest types of recheargable batteries. It is (as you know) still the standard battery for automobiles, which need a high surge current to turn the starter motor. Of course, once the ICE is going, it can recharge the battery, and this cell allows very efficient recharge.