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The Overcharge Test


Safety scientists use a test known as the abusive overcharge test to determine whether protective components will prevent a battery from overcharging. It also determines whether a charger recognizes a battery’s chemistry so that it can charge the battery correctly.

Overcharge is when a cell or battery continues to receive current even after the cell has been fully charged. Most commonly this is due to a lack of communication between the cell and an incompatible charger.

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