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Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 341–350 | Cite as

The operation of long-life anodes in amalgam cells

  • D. Bergner
  • S. Kotowski
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Abstract

In recent years, long-life anodes have become a well established type of DSA(R) anodes for the production of chlorine in mercury cells. They offer considerable benefits compared to ‘normal’ or conventional metal anodes, i.e. reduced costs for repair, transportation and installation as well as a lower consumption of energy. The reason for the decline in damage incidents is probably the slightly increased electrical resistance of the coating. The reasons for the extended service life of the anodes are the decrease in the generation of oxygen and the improved protection of the titanium substrate against penetrating brine and oxygen diffusion.

Keywords

Oxygen Titanium Physical Chemistry Mercury Transportation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Bergner
    • 1
  • S. Kotowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Hoechst AktiengesellschaftFrankfurt/Main 80Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Heraeus Elektroden GmbHHanau 1Federal Republic of Germany

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