WHAT IS CORROSION ?

“Corrosion is the deterioration of a substance (usually a metal) or its properties because of a reaction with its environment”

WHY APPLY CATHODIC PROTECTION ?

In general coatings are the first barrier against the onset of corrosion in many situations. However, coatings are not perfect and accelerated corrosion can occur at these breaks or “holidays”. Cathodic Protection is practiced to prevent corrosion of the structure at these “holidays”.