Buritto battery could it work better?

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Buritto battery could it work better?
« on: 26/03/2011 22:46:51 »
Continuing a discussion on the burrito battery....

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I'm sure there are lots of ways it might be improved, but it's still simply a chemical battery. Once the aluminium is oxidized, the battery stops producting electrical energy.

Despite the fact that this battery uses water as an electrolyte (just like a lot of other batteries).

OK what if you rotated? What I mean is, what if you developed a system, say ten carbon electrodes, one is in the battery oxidising, when finished, it leaves the battery a new one enters, the last one in gets cleaned, then has new aluminum attached to it? It then rotates around and around with a consistent source of newly made electrodes.

As an example you have an aluminum dust compartment with aluminum filings the newly cleaned rod rolls in that collects new aluminium for oxidisation? so the process goes around continually til all the aluminium filings are gone.

Would that be better?
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Re: Buritto battery could it work better?
« Reply #1 on: 26/03/2011 22:52:46 »
As another idea, what if you used a magnetic system a metal rod eletrode with a metal ball at the end? Could you not use magnetics at the same time to hold aluminium particles to the ball and also run a current through to oxidise them?

Which again would rotate with a series of other electrodes and once a electrode was used up it left the battery another electrod entered. The electrode that leaves then remagnetises some more Aluminium particles.

Would that work?
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