Scope and object
This part of IEC 60254 is applicable to lead-acid traction batteries used as power sources for electric propulsion.
The object of the present standard is to specify:
– the maximum external (overall) dimensions of traction battery cells, that is, the width, the height and the length;
– the form of the marking of traction battery cell polarity and dimensions of corresponding symbols;
– the basic dimensions of some commonly used traction battery terminals designed to connect output cables to the battery;
– the dimensions of cells commonly used in Asia and North America.