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Posted by cheri on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 6:49pm.

Very small mercury batteries have been made
and used in a multitude of applications. Why
have they been replaced by other kinds of
batteries for most applications?
1. These batteries cannot generate enough
current for any modern devices.
2. Mercury is poisonous and difficult to dis-
pose of.
3. Though they may be made very small,
they are far too heavy to use in most applica-
tions.
4. Mercury has become far too expensive to
use in batteries.

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