Aluminum Sacficial Anodes for the Marine Industry

  • Description

Description

Aluminum anodes have long been used in the fight against corrosion. Applications for aluminum anodes include ship hulls, tank interiors, offshore structures, submerged pipelines, piers, pilings, etc.

Typical Chemical Composition

Element Percentage
Indium (In)
Zinc (Zn)
Silicon (Si)
Copper (Cu)
Iron (Fe)
Cadmium (Cd)
Others, each
Others, total
Aluminum
0.016 to 0.02%
4.75 to 5.75%
0.08 to 0.12%
0.003% Maximum
0.12% Maximum
0.002% Maximum
0.02% Maximum
0.05% Maximum
Remainder

Performance Characteristics

Anode Capacity
Potential (Calomel)
Consumption Rate
1150 amp hours per pound (Minimum)
1.080 volts (Minimum)
7.6 pounds per amp year

 

Available Sizes

Aluminum anodes are available in many different shapes, weights, and core configurations. While many of these configurations are listed in the following charts, many more anodes are available but not shown.

For assistance selecting the appropriate anode, contact a Farwest customer service representative for assistance.

 


 

Anode
Number
Weight (lbs) Length (in) Width (in) Height Core
Dimensions (in)
Alum. Core La Lc Wb Wt H (in)
10FM 9 1 12 16 3/16 x1¼
20FM 18 2 20 25 3 3/16 x1½
29FM 26 3 24 29 1/4″ x 1½
37FM 34 3 36 41 3 5 3/16 x1½
94FM 87 7 54½ 62 4 1/4″ x 1½
110FM 101 9 77 84 4 3 3/8 1/4″ x 1½
144FM 135 9 72 84 7 8 3 1/4″ x 1½
270FM 245 25 90 102 4 1/4″ x 2½

Anode
Number
Weight (lbs) Length (in) Width (in) Height Core
Dimensions (in)
Alum. Core La Lc Wb Wt H (in)
11FM 9 2 12 10 5 6 3/16 x1¼
40FM 35 5 18 17 9 9 1/4 x 2
61FM 56 5 18 17 9 9 3 5/8 1/4 x 2
80FM 76 4 48 10 4 4 4 1/4″ x 1½
95FM 91 4 72 13¾ 7 2 1/4″ x 1½
144FM 140 4 72 14 7 8 3 1/4″ x 1½
284FM 280 4 72 14 7 8 6 1/4″ x 2½

 


 

 

Anode
Number
Weight (lbs) Length (in) Width (in) Height Core
Dimensions (in)
Alum. Core La Lc Wb Wt Wc H (in)
158FM 140 18 40 52 18¾ 3/8 x 2
237FM 212 25 60 68 12¾ 6 1/2 x 2

 

Anode
Number
Weight (lbs) Length (in) Width (in) Height Core
Dimensions (in)
Alum. Core La Lc Wb Wt H (in)
26RT 22 4 60 72 2 2 2 1/2
39RT 35 4 60 72 2 1/2
89RT 80 9 86 98 5/8
120RT 111 9 64 75 4 5 4 3/4
145RT 134 11 77 88 4 5 4 3/4
157RT 150 7 60 72 3/4
278RT 263 15 51 73 1

Anode
Number
Weight (lbs) Length (in) Width (in) Height Core
Dimensions (in)
Alum. Core La Lc Wb Wt H (in)
205PT 175 30 24 48 8 9 3″ Sch40
290PT 244 46 29½ 53½ 9 10½ 3″ Sch80
320PT 287 33 68 80 2″ Sch80
351PT 313 38 77 90 2″ Sch80
375PT 325 50 96 120 2″ Sch80
473PT 425 48 100 114 2″ Sch80
575PT 470 105 72 84 8 9 4″ Sch80
668PT 548 120 84 96 8 9 4″ Sch80
875PT 725 150 96 120 9 10½ 4″ Sch80