Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Corrosive Chronicles (Purple Theater) / D-3

Corrosive Chronicles

Installation and testing of Cathodic Protection Anodes for Underground Propane Tanks

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This presentation is designed to teach attendees how to install anodes on buried propane tanks and to check the cathodic protection installation to confirm that it is working properly.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Fifteen reasons to protect a buried propane tank from corrosion
  • Cathodic protection basics
  • Number and size of anodes to install on a buried tank
  • How to install anodes
  • The importance of dielectric unions on metal pipes
  • Taking tank potential readings with a voltmeter and copper sulfate electrode
  • Nine reasons cathodic protection of underground tanks is good business
  • Question & answer session

Presented by: Hans Schmoldt, Anode Systems Co.

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