Alkaline batteries make the electronic devices in our lives work, when you do not use electronic devices for a long time, please remember to remove the battery, and in a dry environment to save, otherwise you will soon get corroded alkaline batteries.
When you find that electronics are not working, open the battery cover and you will likely find a corrosion mess? Don’t worry, you can clean the battery drain equipment. This is easy as long as you follow the instructions carefully. You need to remove corrosion as soon as possible to prevent further damage to electronic equipment;
Before you start, prepare the alkaline battery corrosion cleaning supplies
Alkaline battery corrosion is harmful, you must wear gloves and goggles to protect the skin and eyes, remember! Because the alkaline battery corrosion can leak potassium hydroxide, which can irritate your skin and eyes
What you need to prepare?
- Cotton swabs or old toothbrushes
- Vinegar or lemon juice
- Baking Soda
Wear protective gloves, carefully remove the batteries and properly recycle them. After taking out the battery, you need to clean the corrosion on the electronic equipment. Using a cotton swab dipped in vinegar or lemon juice, wipe off the white areas of corrosion. The acidity of the vinegar will dissolve corrosion, with cotton swab scrub, and as detailed as possible wipe corrosion area./n/nAny residual corrosion can be treated with baking soda and a little water. Scrub again with a cotton swab and wipe away any residual bicarbonate of soda and other substances with a wet cotton swab. Let the device dry completely before using the new battery
Rather than spending time cleaning alkaline battery corrosion, we recommend preventing battery corrosion
With a little care, alkaline battery corrosion can be avoided. If you don’t use your electronic devices for a long time, such as if you have a long trip, please remove the batteries from your electronic devices and store them in a dry place so that when you come back, the battery can still hold its charge, and the electronics can work properl
If the device also has an AC adapter and you are using it, remove the battery when plugged in.
Finally is about the alkaline battery preservation several matters needing attention
- Please do not allow batteries to be stored at extreme temperatures, such as refrigerators
- Do not put old batteries and new batteries in the same device.
- Make sure both batteries are from the same brand.
- When replacing the battery, clean the surface of the new battery and the connector in the device with an eraser.
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