Connector for use in cathodic protection and method of use

  • US 6,193,857 B1
  • Filed: 05/06/1999
  • Issued: 02/27/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/29/1998
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An assembly for use in the cathodic protection of steel reinforcement in reinforced concrete said assembly comprising:

  • (i) an anode of a metal having a more negative electrode potential than steel; and

    (ii) an elongated electrical connector physically and electrically connected to said anode and made of a ductile metal; and

    wherein said anode is in the form of a block formed around a portion of the length of said elongated connector.

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