Cathodic Protection

Cathodic protection is a method used to control corrosion on the surface of a metal which can be above or below ground pipes, tanks, vessels, etc.  This process is accomplished by placing a sacrificial anode (material) connected to the protected metal.


  • CP - Cathodic Protection
  • CRSN - corrosion
  • CRES - corrosion resistant steel
  • CRSV - corrosive


Cathodic Protection standards

NACE Standards

  • NACE SP0106 - Control of Internal Corrosion in Steel Pipelines and Piping Systems
  • NACE SP0205 - External Corrosion Control of Underground Storage Tank Systems by Cathodic Protection
  • NACE SP0607 - Petroleum and natural gas industries-Cathodic protection of pipeline


Cathodic Protection Associations


Cathodic Protection Companies


Display #
Back Ionisation
Blast Cleaning
Blistering Bubbles
Corrosion Allowance
Corrosion Coupon
Fretting Corrosion
Pig Signal Detector