Anodic Protection of Metals—A Technique Whose Time Has Come

  • Olen L. RiggsJr.
  • Carl E. Locke
  • Norman E. Hamner


The twin compulsions of materials scarcity and escalating costs have brought about a marked increase in interest among designers, materials specialists, and engineers in effective methods to control wear and corrosion. This interest has resulted in the most intense studies of materials properties that has ever been experienced in the industrial nations of the world. Additional impetus has been given to this trend by the impending necessity to find and develop ways in which fuels can be produced to take the place of diminishing supplies of petroleum and natural gas, not to mention the financial drain of buying petroleum from abroad at escalated prices.


Carbon Steel Anodic Polarization Cathodic Protection Crevice Corrosion Sodium Chlorate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olen L. RiggsJr.
    • 1
  • Carl E. Locke
    • 2
  • Norman E. Hamner
  1. 1.Kerr — McGee Technical CenterOklahoma CityUSA
  2. 2.University of OklahomaNormanUSA

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