ZINC ANODE TANK 17.5KG
Product Overview :
Tank Anodes provide cathodic protection in varying marine environments such as salt water, freshwater, and brackish water. Our sacrificial anodes conform to the highest Mil-Spec standards and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Depending on the type of metal and water we offer zinc, aluminum, and magnesium galvanic anodes for all of your underwater cathodic protection needs.
Sacrificial anodes may be used for both external and internal cathodic protection of storage tanks. Zinc Tank Anodes are typically used on tankers and large vessels. Several configurations are offered for various types of mounting options that may include welding or bolting onto the structure.
The anodes are installed in a certain distance from the tank to ensure sufficient protective current distribution. Zinc anode tank 17.5kg is connected to the tank, preferably inside the tank dome, or in separate connection box, to enable control of the anode current output. The number of anodes required for protection depends on the size of the tank.
- Mild Steel Round Bar Core Double
- Provides cathodic protection
- Meets or exceeds US Military Specification (MIL-A-18001K)
- For use in Salt Water
The anode must be in direct contact with the metal it protects : never paint around an anode or the anode itself.
When Should Anodes Be Replaced ?
Anodes deterioration rate may fluctuate according to the mooring area, water salinity, PH and temperature, potential electrical failure on board, and of course, the quality of the anodes themselves.
A good benchmark for replacement is when the anode is 70-80 % dissolved. We recommend to replace anodes every year when doing the boat antifouling/launching. In all cases, anodes deterioration should always be watched carefully together with the condition of the metal parts they protect.
On the opposite, anodes may dissolve quickly if they are bad quality or if there is an electrical failure on.
Please feel free to contact us if you don’t see the item you require, or if you are not sure of the anode you need.