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8999138 Anodic devices and methods for reducing corrosion  
The present invention includes an anodic device for reducing corrosion adapted to reduce corrosion of an object subject to corrosion having a base with a thickness and surface area, and a...
8828195 Multipurpose segmented sacrificial anode  
A Segmented Sacrificial Anode Assembly (SSAA) includes anode segments made from an anodic material containing an electrically conductive core with electrically conductive threaded female...
8679303 Refillable anode  
A liquid heating system may comprise a metallic container and a refillable non-corrosive hollow porous tube, which may be coupled to the metallic container. The refillable non-corrosive hollow...
8636877 Sacrificial anode system  
A sacrificial anode system and associated surface pipe system maintenance method designed to protect surface pipes and associated parts. According to a first aspect of the present invention, the...
8608913 Method and apparatus for providing electrochemical corrosion protection  
An apparatus for providing electrochemical corrosion protection to a process vessel, the apparatus comprises at least one anode in communication with the process vessel; a DC current supply being...
8511370 Heat exchanger including selectively activated cathodic protection useful in sulfide contaminated environments  
A heat exchange system including a heat exchanger having a housing and a cooling core disposed within in the housing. The cooling core is adapted to receive a flow of a liquid cooling media. The...
8491761 Use of a sacrificial anode for corrosion protection of a portable device, e.g. a hearing aid  
A portable device includes a substrate, a number of electronic components, and a battery having an anode and a cathode for energizing at least some of the components. The application further...
8388816 Anti-vandalism bunker for cathodic protection rectifiers  
The invention consists of a bunker to visually hide and structurally protect a cathodic protection rectifier located in an open field or urban areas where there is high incidence of vandalism. The...
8377266 Electric corrosion preventing structure of marine vessel propelling machine  
In a electric corrosion preventing structure of a marine vessel propelling machine, a cylinder is integrally formed in a cylinder block, an electric connection portion is provided in a portion in...
8372251 System for protecting gasifier surfaces from corrosion  
According to various embodiments, a system includes a gasifier that includes a shell made of a first material exposed to a gasification region inside the gasifier and a patterned anode layer...
8366904 Cathodic protection  
Cathodic protection of a structure including a steel member at least partly buried in a covering layer, such as steel rebar in a concrete structure, is provided by embedding sacrificial anodes...
8361286 Galvanic anode for reinforced concrete applications  
An improved sacrificial galvanic anode assembly for cathodic protection of a steel reinforced concrete structure. A galvanic cathodic protection device uses an embedded sacrificial anode of...
8361285 Electrochemical antifouling system for seawater-wetted structures  
An electrochemical antifouling system for preventing fouling organisms from adhering to seawater-wetted structures includes a direct current circuit for creating an electrolytic environment in...
8337677 Sacrificial anode and backfill  
The installation and use of embedded sacrificial anodes to protect reinforced concrete may be improved. In one example a cavity [2] is formed in the concrete [3] and a puttylike backfill [4] is...
8329004 Polymeric, non-corrosive cathodic protection anode  
An apparatus for protection of metallic materials from corrosion comprising an electrical power source (5) and a conductor (7) coupled to the power source. An anode (11) is electrically coupled to...
8298397 Auxiliary device, a marine surface vessel, and a method for corrosion protection in a marine construction  
A method for corrosion protection in a marine construction including a plurality of metal elements and at least one reference electrode at least partly immerged in water, the metal elements...
8298382 Apparatus for use with metallic structures  
Apparatus for connection to a metallic structure, the apparatus comprises a transformer rectifier unit operable to output a DC current for cathodic protection of a metallic structure, and a...
8273239 Corrosion protection of steel in concrete  
An electric field modifier for boosting a current output of a sacrificial anode to enhance its protective effect and direct the current output to improve current distribution in galvanic...
8268134 System for protecting turbine engine surfaces from corrosion  
According to various embodiments, a system includes a turbine engine component that includes a first material having a surface exposed to a fluid flow path and a sacrificial anode layer disposed...
8236145 Electrolysis prevention device and method of use  
An electrolysis prevention device, for preventing corrosion caused by electrolysis, includes a sacrificial anode made of an active metal and an anode holder supporting the sacrificial anode. The...
8163159 Enclosing manufacture with a magnesium sacrificial anode for corrosion protection  
Techniques generally describe articles of enclosing manufacture and methods related to containers including a magnesium sacrificial anode for corrosion protection. Example articles of enclosing...
8147658 Sacrificial electrode mounting structure  
In a structure for mounting a sacrificial electrode in a cooling water passageway provided in a cylinder block of a water-cooled engine for an outboard engine unit, the cooling water passageway is...
8133381 Cased pipe internal cathodic protection apparatus and method  
A method and system for protecting underground gas carrier pipes housed within an outer casing pipe in which a gas carrier pipe section disposed within an outer casing pipe section and having...
8118983 System for inhibiting corrosion of submerged components in a marine propulsion system  
A corrosion inhibiting system is provided with the ability to allow both primary and secondary portions of the circuit to be used in the alternative without having the primary and secondary...
8048288 Impressed current protection for food or beverage containers  
Techniques are generally described herein for protecting food or beverage containers (e.g., cans) using impressed current protection. In various embodiments, containers may be received into at...
8025778 Cathodic protection apparatus and method  
In combination, a storage tank having a metal bottom, compacted electrolytic backfill below the tank bottom and a cathodic protection anode within the backfill below the tank bottom. The anode is...
8002964 Sacrificial anode and backfill  
The installation and use of embedded sacrificial anodes to protect reinforced concrete may be improved. In one example a cavity [2] is formed in the concrete [3] and a puttylike backfill [4] is...
7967959 Cathodic protection method and apparatus  
A cathodic protection system for use in an electrolyte includes a protected structure to be at least partially immersed in the electrolyte, at least one sacrificial anode to be at least partially...
7964067 Corrosion control of bottom plates in above-ground storage tanks  
A corrosion control system for an above-ground storage tank having a steel bottom plate comprises a sacrificial anode disposed under and spaced apart from the steel bottom plate in a backfill...
7959786 Cathodic protection  
Cathodic protection of a structure including a steel member at least partly buried in a covering layer, such as steel rebar in a concrete structure, is provided by embedding sacrificial anodes...
7951286 Using an impressed current cathodic protection system to power electrical appliances  
A method is disclosed for using an impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) system that supplies an electrical current such that a metallic structure (10) has a negative voltage of between 0.5...
7914661 Cathodic protection  
Cathodic protection of a structure including a steel member at least partly buried in a covering layer, such as steel rebar in a concrete structure, is provided by embedding sacrificial anodes...
7909982 Treatment process for concrete  
A single anode system used in multiple electrochemical treatments to control steel corrosion in concrete comprises a sacrificial metal that is capable of supporting high impressed anode current...
7905993 Corrosion control method and apparatus for reinforcing steel in concrete structures  
Mixed-metal-oxide (MMO) coated precious-metal tape is installed directly on concrete surfaces using an electrically conductive adhesive, thereby obviating the need for slots, holes, cementitious...
7905992 Submerged surface with conductive nanoparticles  
An electrically conductive surface of a submerged object comprises a polymer matrix, such as a resin, with a plurality of electrically conductive nanoparticles suspended within the polymer. The...
7901546 Monitoring methods, systems and apparatus for validating the operation of a current interrupter used in cathodic protection  
The present invention includes systems, methods and apparatus for continuously, independently and in some cases remotely monitoring the operation of a current interrupter used to test a cathodic...
7897031 Control apparatus, system, and method for reduction and/or prevention of space weather induced corrosion  
An apparatus, system, method and computer program product directed to controlling corrosion, particularly space weather induced corrosion, of a conductive structure in contact with a corrosive...
7883608 Cathodic protection systems  
A cathodic protection system wherein a metal structure is electrically connected to a sacrificial anode through a self encapsulating wire connector that can be assembled by unskilled persons and...
7875157 Composite anode well and revitilization method  
A composite reconstituted anode well. The composite well has a first while section and a second regenerative section. The first well section has a pre-existing anode well earthen wall,...
7807026 Discrete anode for cathodic protection of reinforced concrete  
There is disclosed a cathodic protection system of reinforced concrete structures with discrete anodes obtained starting from a corrugated planar substrate welded to a longitudinal current...
7749362 Protection of reinforcement  
A method of protecting steel in concrete is disclosed. It consists of connecting the steel (6) to a discrete sacrificial anode assembly (7) comprising a base metal (1), a relatively small quantity...
7704372 Sacrificial anode assembly  
A sacrificial anode assembly for cathodically protecting and/or passivating a metal section, comprising: (a) a cell, which has an anode and a cathode arranged so as to not be in electronic contact...
7655116 Anti-electrolysis system inhibiting the erosion metal objects  
A system for preventing erosion of metal objects in a swimming pool having chemicals therein includes a metal piece sacrificial anode, which may be of zinc. This metal piece sacrificial anode is...
7648623 Protection of reinforcing steel  
This assembly provides a flexible method of attaching discrete sacrificial anodes to exposed steel in concrete construction to achieve an advantageous distribution of protection current. It...
7585397 Automatic potential control cathodic protection system for storage tanks  
A novel cathodic protection system is provided that automatically controls and adjusts the voltage potential between an anode and a structure to protect the structure from corrosion. The cathodic...
7578910 Deep well anodes for electrical grounding  
Improved deep well grounding systems of the kind used for cathodic protection of ground installations according to the invention employ a combination of materials for the casing of the central...
7540945 Anticorrosive treatment for shaving blades  
A device that prolongs the life of a shaving blade including a condenser, a pair of spaced apart and substantially parallel copper plates adapted to receive the shaving blade between the plates, a...
7527714 Water heater anode and mounting fixture  
An anode is mounted to the top of a water heater tank which has a spud with external threads welded to the top thereof. The spud extends above insulation which surrounds the water tank and covers...
7488410 Anode assembly for cathodic protection  
The deterioration of reinforced concrete structures by galvanic corrosion adversely affects roads, bridges, parking garages and buildings that use reinforcing steel in their construction. Galvanic...
7468124 Method and apparatus for copper corrosion prevention during wet clean  
A method and apparatus for cleaning a wafer with a metal exposed through an insulator, through the use of a wet cleaning tank in concert with a feedback system on the potential difference between...

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