auxiliary anode

auxiliary anode

[ȯg′zil·yə·rē ′an‚ōd]
(metallurgy)
A supplementary anode that alters the current distribution in electroplating to give a more uniform plating thickness.
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When a nonconductive material has to be machined by using the electrochemical micro discharges, an auxiliary anode electrode is used (Sanjay et al.
During cathodic protection, current flows from an auxiliary anode material through the electrolyte (concrete) to the surface of the reinforcing steel.
SunRui Corrosion and Fouling Control Company: A leader in the field of corrosion and fouling control technology, the company focuses on providing high quality services, design, manufacture, engineering and general project contracting of corrosion and fouling control technology as well as products such as sacrificial anodes (aluminum alloy anodes, zinc alloy anodes which are both Saudi Aramco approved and magnesium alloy anodes) in addition to impressed current cathodic protection products (transform-rectifier, auxiliary anodes, reference electrode).

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