Description

Sacrificial anodes on ship hulls and ballast/cargo tanks are used to protect steel and preserve coatings.

Functionality

Sacrificial anodes are fitted to the ships hull or ballast tanks causing the anodes to waste (sacrifice) instead of the hull.

Anode design

Corrosion protection is obtained by proper anode distribution and location. At request we can assist with anode calculations and preparation of anode arrangement drawings.

Need anodes?

Several types of sacrificial anodes available.
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More details on cathodic protection

The simplest method to apply cathodic protection is by connecting the metal to be protected with another more easily corroded metal.
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Zinc versus aluminium anodes

Should you use zinc or aluminium anodes?
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