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Turnigy 2Cell 5000mAh hardcase pack gets swollen after charging.

john-mikejohn-mike Club Members Posts: 1

Hi there i got 4 hardcase packs bought jan last year.
now i have want to use them 2 of the packs get swollen after charging, not direct but after 6 hours.
Its so bad that the whole case cracked en the pack is twice the size.
the two other packs are oke no problem .
Iam using a Imax B6 charger.
Hope that some one can explane why this hapened.

thx John-mike

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  • WTWUKWTWUK CornwallClub Members Posts: 13,427 ✭✭✭
    edited March 7

    Could be one of several reasons.

    If they had not been stored at the correct voltage, charged at too high C rating, discharged too far if used or they could just be faulty packs.

    What charge rate did you use?

    Did they get hot when charging?

    To be on the safe side, put them out of harms way outside of your home. It is possible they could rupture and puff out a load of nasty smoke, or catch fire.

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