Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road
swollen lipoi batterys >

swollen lipoi batterys

swollen lipoi batterys

Old 04-27-2011, 05:31 PM
Tech Initiate
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Cashmere, WA
Posts: 22
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default swollen lipoi batterys

hey guys i got some lipo batterys given to me and i noticed that 2 of them are swoolen just a bite i haveno idea howlong it hasneen since they where charged or anything what should i do with them also what should i do with theother 2 that arenot swollenhow to charge and store
jasoncollins is offline  
Old 04-27-2011, 05:36 PM
Tech Elite
iTrader: (71)
mkiiina's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Frisco TX
Posts: 2,402
Trader Rating: 71 (100%+)

how puffed are they? toss them on a balancer and make sure you dont have a dead cell
mkiiina is offline  
Old 04-27-2011, 05:49 PM
Tech Elite
iTrader: (9)
bigben1165's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: grand rapids, michigan
Posts: 3,068
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)

to be on the safe side, i would never recommend using any pack with swollen cells.
bigben1165 is offline  
Old 04-27-2011, 06:21 PM
Tech Elite
iTrader: (17)
john watkins's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Tullamarine, Aus
Posts: 2,371
Trader Rating: 17 (100%+)

dont risk it, toss the swollen ones and slow charge and balance the others @ 2.5 amps
john watkins is offline  
Old 04-27-2011, 06:42 PM
Tech Champion
iTrader: (17)
BuggyKing's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Huntington Beach, Ca
Posts: 7,919
Trader Rating: 17 (100%+)

Originally Posted by bigben1165 View Post
to be on the safe side, i would never recommend using any pack with swollen cells.
+1. I have seen other racers race with them and they have fires because of them. Just disgard it to be safe.
BuggyKing is offline  

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.