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Apr
2020

Matt Mittenberger publishes Article in National Association of Corrosion Engineering Material Performance Magazine

by VCS Marketing April 5th, 2020 in News
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Matt Miltenberger, VP of Vector Corrosion Services recently co-authored a paper in the NACE Material Performance journal titled "Galvanic Cathodic Protection of Corroded Reinforced Concrete Structures".  The article discusses using galvanic anodes for cathodic prevention and cathodic protection of reinforced concrete structures.  Cases studies include concrete repair of bridges, bridge abutment corrosion, bridge deck overlays, bridge column corrosion, and concrete pile corrosion in a marine saltwater environment.  The article concludes that "Galvanic CP systems utilizing alkali-activated anodes can be designed to remain active and produce sufficient current to meet NACE CP criteria for 20 to 40 years..."

Read the full article on the NACE website.

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