Category Car Tech

Cathodic Protection System For Cars

Cathodic protection is a method used to control the corrosion of metals such as iron, steel, and aluminum that have been exposed to elements in the environment such as natural water, seawater, and soil. In order to bring the structure to a more immune state, cathodic protection reduces the rate of corrosion. A common problem in cars is rust, since the undercarriage of the car and other parts are constantly exposed to many outdoor elements such as rain, dirt, and snow. Salt used by plows in the winter to line roads is a big corroder of car undercarriages. Cathodic protection would seem a good method to use in order to protect cars against rust.

The idea of a cathodic protection system for cars is a controversial one...

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