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electronic rustproofing ?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by bob00, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. bob00

    bob00 Senior Member
    Messages: 143

  2. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Been discussed before
    do a search
     
  3. Acmemechanic

    Acmemechanic Senior Member
    Messages: 137

    Rust & Corrosion

    To Bring It right to Its Basic Form Rust and Corrosion are Both Electrical Processes. Every Hot Water Heater Has A Sacrificial Anode Inside and If Changed Regularly Your Tank Could almost Last Forever. Large Ships And Submarines Have Them All Over Also. On Large Navy Ships They Have Two Dedicated Generators One Forward and One In The Rear Whose Job Is To Induce Current Into The Hull Thereby Thwarting Rust And Its Cousin Corrosion. The Device you Show Is Based On Solid Science As To The Products Function I Cant Tell. You Should Buy One and Give Us An Update In A Few Years:laughing::laughing:
     
  4. doh

    doh Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    I install them on vehicles, I can say that the anodes do something. After the first yearly inspection of one of my first units, I noticed the paint is bubbling around the anode. After installing that one, I leant to scrape the paint under the anode to avoid this.