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If I have a pipe above ground should I consider cathodic protection?

If I have a pipe above ground should I consider cathodic protection?

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If I have a pipe above ground should I consider cathodic protection? Or in which cases cathodic protection is strictly required?

RE: If I have a pipe above ground should I consider cathodic protection?

No. It doesn't work.

When it's buried or underwater

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RE: If I have a pipe above ground should I consider cathodic protection?

Cathodic protection can, in principle, be applied to any metallic structure in contact with a bulk electrolyte. In practice its main use is to protect steel structures buried in soil or immersed in water. It cannot be used to prevent atmospheric corrosion.

RE: If I have a pipe above ground should I consider cathodic protection?

By golly, this could open up a whole new field!

RE: If I have a pipe above ground should I consider cathodic protection?

But you have to turn the current around to the other direction.
Otherwise you need lightning protection https://pgjonline.com/2014/02/18/lightning-a-new-k...

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