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What is a Sacrificial Anode?

A galvanic or sacrificial anode is the key component in a cathodic protection system used to inhibit the oxidation of metal structures exposed to water. Water pipelines, tanks, and marine vessels are fitted with forms of cathodic protection to prevent their metal surfaces from corroding. In order to understand the function of a galvanic anode it is helpful to review the corrosion process.

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