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Galvanic Anode Alloy

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000062261D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09
Document File: 1 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Bindra, P: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Galvanic anodes, when formed of alloys of commercial grade magnesium, aluminum and zinc, and which include misch metal, have been found to maintain efficiencies comparable with anodes of typical alloys made from the pure metals. The potential difference between a galvanic anode and its protected structur usually between 0.5 and 1.0 volt. Since these misch metal alloys have less tendency to form oxide layers, lower resistance to earth and, hence, greater effectiveness is maintained.

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Galvanic Anode Alloy

Galvanic anodes, when formed of alloys of commercial grade magnesium, aluminum and zinc, and which include misch metal, have been found to maintain efficiencies comparable with anodes of typical alloys made from the pure metals. The potential difference between a galvanic anode and its protected structur usually between 0.5 and 1.0 volt. Since these misch metal alloys have less tendency to form oxide layers, lower resistance to earth and, hence, greater effectiveness is maintained.

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