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IKA; Tallinn

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Name: IKA; Tallinn    (EST)  
Abbreviation: ika
Products: Model types Others Tube manufacturer
Summary:
Anode battery manufacture "IKA" Kopli 40, Tallinn. IKA made dry elements. Anode batteries for radio sets and batteries for flashlights. It was founded by Nikolai Raag and Ferdinand Heinmets

Manufacturer of copper-oxide rectifier.

Not much is known about IKA and its product range due to chaos during war.

Founded: 1938
Closed: 1940
Production: 1938 - 1940
History:
In Estonia IKA quickly rose to market dominator position, even starting exports before war started. Later it was Nationalised and incorporated into "Norma" Where batteries were produced until around 1970. Before the war IKA produced up to 5 million dry elements a year. 28 000 Anode batteries and 900 000 flashlight batteries which was a big number for a country like Estonia.

This manufacturer was suggested by Peep Rada.


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