Method and apparatus for battery plate stacking

  • US 4,381,596 A
  • Filed: 02/04/1981
  • Issued: 05/03/1983
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/04/1981
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for forming a vertical stack of n positive and n+1 negative battery plates in alternating order with a negative plate positioned on both the bottom and top of the stack, said method comprising the steps of depositing a series of positive plates on a horizontally moving elongated belt in spaced relation to one another and with a spacing longitudinally of the belt between successive positive plates at least equal to two negative plates, depositing a series of negative plates on the belt such that one negative plate of the series of negative plates is deposited between each successive pair of positive plates with each negative plate being located between and in spaced relation longitudinally of the belt to the positive plates in each successive pair, and depositing an additional negative plate on the belt between each pair of positive plates which comprise the last plate of one group of n positive plates and the first plate of the next group of n positive plates, and so that the additional negative plate is located between and in spaced relation longitudinally of the belt to one negative plate and one positive plate.

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