battery_hero.png

Zinc-Carbon batteries

For decades, we have produced and packed nearly all of our Zinc-Carbon batteries for the European market in Gniezno, Poland, contributing to the development of society in the region.
Zinc Carbon batteries

The solution for less complex and cost-sensitive applications

Panasonic's Zinc-Carbon batteries are the standard solution for applications which do not require high voltages but would still benefit from extraordinary performance. With years of production experience to call on, Panasonic delivers best-in-class performance for zinc-carbon battery technology parameters. Our batteries are ideal for applications such as alarm clocks, remote controls, radios, flashlights etc.

Product Finder

Use the Product Finder to find the best product for you

product finder
Find the optimal product for your project by selecting attributes and filter criteria
Go to Product Finder

Features

  • Established, reliable battery technology
  • Outstanding price and quality
  • Excellent performance affordability (cost per hour)
  • Mostly made in Europe

Applications

Icon_Remote-control_RGB_white_50x50.png
Remote controls
Icon_Radio_RGB_white_50x50.png
Radios
Icon_Flash-light_RGB_white_50x50.png
Flashlights etc.

What does a Zinc-Carbon battery look like inside?

zinc-carbon_category_battery-inside.jpg

This Panasonic 3D Graphic gives an insight into the inner working of a zinc-carbon battery and provides an excellent overview of the battery materials (electrodes, gasket, insulator, poles, etc.).

1 Paper plate

2 Insulator

3 Anode (zinc can)

4 Positive pole

5 Polyethylene gasket

6 Tube

7 Carbon stick

8 Cathode (manganese)

9 Negative pole