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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During cathodic protection, current flows from an auxiliary anode material through the electrolyte (concrete) to the surface of the reinforcing steel.
Assorted materials in different configurations are used as auxiliary anodes for cathodic protection, resulting in various types of systems.
Auxiliary anodes or shields are seldom required even when parts with a complicated surface geometry are plated.
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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