Unit storing the electricity produced by the alternator and releasing it to supply the vehicle’s electric system.
Box made of insulating acid-resistant material; the chemical reactions between plates are produced in it.
Color indicator giving information about the state of the battery.
Polarity element connected to the negative plates and attached to an electric cable, which connects the battery to the electric circuit.
Upper part of the battery, sealed in the case.
Polarity element connected to the positive plates and attached to an electric cable, which connects the battery to the electric circuit.
Hole in the plate coated with a porous lead-based paste that reacts in the acid solution.
Electrode made of honeycombed lead oxide; it supports the active matter (paste) and collects the current.
negative plate strap
Component holding the negative plates together.
positive plate strap
Component holding the positive plates together.
Ventilation device retaining the acid vapors and preventing liquid from being discharged.
Porous partition separating the negative and positive plates in order to prevent short circuits.
Electrode made of honeycombed lead; it supports the active matter (paste) and collects the current.