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Re: Would using a copper wire interfere with a sacrificial anode?

Date: Sun Dec 24 18:51:51 2000
Posted By: Charlie Crutchfield, Retired
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 976740512.Ch

Dear Bridgette;

Copper [Cu] wire or any other metal could be used, as long as the wire does 
not contact the solution. 

If the Cu wire is in contact with the electrolyte solution, then the other 
metals will corrode and "Sacrifice" to protect the Cu.

                               Charlie Crutchfield

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