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Silver Zinc Advantages and Applications

The zinc/silver cell is noted for its high volumetric energy density and its ability to deliver this energy at relatively high current drains. Silver oxide cells are ideal for miniature devices where space is limited, such as small electronic and photographic equipment. Their relatively high cost limits their usage to specialized applications.

Button shaped silver zinc cell assembly

The silver cell uses an amalgamated zinc anode, silver oxide as the cathode material, and a potassium hydroxide electrolyte. The silver cell is manufactured in button cell configurations. The silver button cell ranges from 14 mAh to 180 mAh.