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Zinc Grounding Cells

Zinc Grounding Cells

Zinc Grounding Cells

Pre-packaged zinc grounding cells from Federated Metals provide low resistance across an insulating joint without excessive loss of cathodic protection current.

Features:

-Unprotected pipe
-Insulated flange
-Cathodically protected pipe
-Insulated copper wires connecting zinc anodes and pipeline
-Two 60" zinc anodes separated by insulating spacers
-Low resistance backfill surrounding

Zinc grounding cells from Federated Metals provide positive, long-life protection wherever voltages must be limited in underground metallic systems to reduce danger of shock or arcing and burning of insulated joints_ Typical grounding installations include oil. gas and water pipelines, power stations, oil storage tanks and transmission line towers and cables

Features:
• Two or four anode units available.

• Pre-packaged for easy Installation in sturdy cardboard tubes with wood ends.

• Anodes are 1.4" x 1.4" x 60" HI-PURE'" zinc separated by 1" spacers and tape wrapped

• Zinc anode composition conforms to ASTM 8-418-73, Type II.

• Low resistivity backfill; 75% gypsum, 20% bentonite, 5% sodium sulfate.

• Six feet of insulated NO.6 AWG stranded copp:er conductor silver brazed to:Y'" diameter steel core rods

 

TYPE DIAMETER OVERALL     APPROXIMATED
    GROSS WEIGHT
   (including backfill)
Two
Anode
Unit
7" O.D. 75" 185 pounds
Four
Anode
Unit
7" O.D. 75" 230 pounds


 

 

 

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