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Royal Mail ban lithium batteries.

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by swanseadave, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. beejaybee

    beejaybee Marvin

    But the salient point is that the stored energy in a watch battery is so small that it is very unlikely to cause any significant damage, however badly it is abused or however severe the manufacturing fault or physical abuse it sufferes.
  2. John King

    John King Well-Known Member

    They probably took advice from those people who banned 1.35v mercury batteries and tungsten light bulbs but insisted on low power types and kept fluorescent tubes both of which contain a mercury compound
  3. GeoffR

    GeoffR Well-Known Member

    I am replacing my incandescent lights with LEDs.
  4. Cuthbert

    Cuthbert Well-Known Member

    As they burn out I've been replacing the 50W halogen spots on my landing with 4W LED spots - I was surprised how effective the LEDs were.
  5. GeoffR

    GeoffR Well-Known Member

    So was I, I really didn't expect them to be quite so bright.

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