Zinccarbon batteries are the longest established primary battery type and are in appliions such as remote controls, flashlights, toys and electronics. Zincchloride batteries are an improved version of the zinccarbon cells; they have a longer life and a steadier voltage output. Button cell zincair batteries are used in hearing aids, calculators and watches. Read more about zinc .
· This research article will examine how the COVID19 pandemic is expected to impact the metals and mining industry, with particular emphasis on iron ore, copper, zinc, lead, nickel and key battery materials. It is also a followup to our article "Metals markets to rebound after coronavirus epidemic peaks" published March 3.