(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 19 October 2001 (19.10.2001)

Information valid as of: Not available

Report generated on: 24 October 2021 (24.10.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2002/02575428 March 2002 (28.03.2002) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2001/02944820 September 2001 (20.09.2001) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
09/667,387 (US)22 September 2000 (22.09.2000) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
H01M 2/18 (2006.01); H01M 4/02 (2006.01); H01M 4/66 (2006.01); H01M 4/70 (2006.01); H01M 10/04 (2006.01); H01M 12/08 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
POWERCELL CORPORATION [US/US]; 35 Corporate Drive Burlington, MA 01803 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
TOMAZIC, Gerd; Bleckmanngasse 10 A-8680 Murzzuschlag (AT)

(74) Agent(s):
FACTOR, Jody, L.; Testa, Hurwitz and Thibeault, LLP 125 High Street Boston, MA 02110-2704 (US)

(54) Title (EN): RIB SPACING WITH REGISTRATION POINT
(54) Title (FR): DISPOSITIF D'ESPACEMENT POSSEDANT UN POINT DE REPERAGE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): An electrode plate (10) for use in an electrochemical cell, such as a zinc/bromine battery is provided. The electrode comprises a bipolar plate having a non-conducting spacing member (52) affixed to at least one side of the electrode plate. A visual registration indicator (60) is fabricated onto a spacing member for positioning the plates in a battery.
(FR): L'invention concerne une plaque électrode (10) conçue pour être utilisée dans une pile électrochimique, telle qu'une pile à base de zinc/brome. Cette plaque électrode est composée d'une plaque bipolaire et possède un élément d'espacement non conducteur (52) fixé à au moins un de ses côtés. Un indicateur de repérage visuel (60) est situé sur un élément d'espacement afin de positionner les plaques dans une pile.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 25 January 2002 (25.01.2002) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Chapter II demand received: 22 April 2002 (22.04.2002)

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM