I often work on "fixed" equipment that has cathodic protection (in the
petrochemical industry), and I have wished for such a system for mobile
equipment (especially our salt racers). I haven't had much hope for that
possibility, since to function above ground (or water) such a system would
seemingly have to defy the laws of physics (electrochemistry).
However, I won't condemn it out of hand, since I would love to have such a
miricle device, myself.
I write "operating discipline" for plant equipment, including cathodic
protection systems. If you get one (or find someone who has one) I can
probably devise an effective test to determine how well it is doing the
intended job. Weighing the sacrificial anode(s) at time intervals would
seem an obvious approach.
From: Albaugh, Neil [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 12:26 PM
To: 'Bill Angelini'; 'Keith Turk'; 'Bill Bennett'; 'Russel Mack';
'Phillip Landry'; 'email@example.com'
Subject: RE: Tool Box Protection( VCI Paper )
I'd put this in the same class of products as those cow magnets taped to a
fuel line-- bogus.
Regards, Neil Tucson, AZ
From: Bill Angelini [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 6:28 AM
To: Keith Turk; Bill Bennett; Albaugh, Neil; 'Russel Mack'; 'Phillip
Subject: Re: Tool Box Protection( VCI Paper )
I have been looking at a corrosion device I saw on Two Guys Garage TV show,
it looks like it would work well for a salt car also, I think it creates a
negative charge on the frame/body and any other metal parts that are
connected in the loop. The link is http://www.counteractrust.com/
If anyone has tried it I would like to know what you think.
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