Sacrificial Anodes

In this type of system, the ship’s hull is forced to become a cathode with respect to electrodes that are positive with respect to the ship’s hull. The electrodes used for this purpose are Zinc, Magnesium ...

Hull protection methods

Paints alone cannot accord complete protection to underwater hull. Areas above keel blocks are not always possible to protect by painting. Stern areas suffer erosion due to high turbulence caused by propeller. In these areas, chances ...

Oxidation Corrosion

Most of the metals are naturally available in a chemically shared condition which we know as ORE. It is very usual to get an oxide, a carbonate, a sulphide or another compound in nature. In another words, we ...

Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic corrosion may occur in fresh or salt water. It generally happens whenever two/or more metallic elements having unlike galvanic-voltages connects to each other electrically in the presence of an electrolyte. In other words, it ...

Corrosion

It is generally understood that Corrosion means rust and is treated like an almost universal object of hatred. This word ‘Rust’ has been specifically reserved for iron corrosion. However, Not so many ...