Review deals with Pourbaix diagrams in conjunction with current-density/potential (polarization) curves considered as basis of a working knowledge of anodic protection. Discussion of passivity, operating range for anodic protection, factors affecting the operating conditions, metals and alloys that can be anodically protected, electrolyte, effect of temperature, throwing power, advantages and disadvantages of anodic protection, comparison with cathodic protection, economics of anodic protection, with examples of cost comparison.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Metals and Metallurgy Trust

    17 Belgrave Square
    London SW1,   England 
  • Authors:
    • WALKER, R
    • Ward, A
  • Publication Date: 1969-9

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 143-151
  • Serial:

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00014895
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1973 12:00AM