Cathodic Corrosion Protection

Using various corrosion prevention techniques, Cor-Pro Systems is the leading provider of cathodic corrosion protection in Houston.

Corrosion is a natural process that occurs whether we like it or not. This inevitable occurrence is what’s causing companies to spend hundreds of millions of dollars every year.

Cathodic corrosion protection is a process that can be applied to any metallic structure that comes in contact with electrolyte.

Cathodic protection is a form of electrochemical corrosion control where the oxidation reaction in galvanic cell is focused at the anode while it suppresses the corrosion of the cathode in the same cell.

It’s primarily used to protect steel structures that are submerged in seawater or are buried in soil.

Cathodic Corrosion Protection are used in the following:

  • Pipelines
  • Ships’ hulls
  • Jetties
  • Water storage tanks and water circulating systems
  • Steel sheet piling
  • Offshore oil platforms and similar installations
Cor-Pro Systems provide top of the line cathodic corrosion protection for pipelines, marine industries, and other buried or submerged equipments.

The Cathodic Corrosion Protection Process

The cathodic corrosion protection process is accomplished by polarizing the cathodic sites by sending a current into the structure from an external electrode.

The equipment, metal surface or structure must first be polarized to a certain value to achieve suitable cathodic protection.

This can be measured by anti-corrosion experts such as Cor-Pro Systems.

Cor-Pro Systems’s custom corrosion prevention techniques will depend on the causes of the corrosion and can help companies determine this early on so as to delay corrosion and prolong the life of critical equipment.

Types Of Cathodic Protection

Impressed Current

Protection is achieved by connecting the affected structure to an anode bed through a transformer rectifier, which forces the current to flow from the anodes to the structure, thereby providing further protection.

Galvanic Anode

Protection is achieved by connected the protected structure to a certain sacrificial anode (zinc, aluminum, or magnesium) which is positioned very close to the structure.

Companies that operate structures and equipment in water or on soil must include cathodic corrosion protection in their anti-corrosion plan.

Velocity: Part Of Cor-Pro’s Commitment To The “Cor-Pro Gold Standard”

Corrosion protection is a necessary requirement for all major equipments and it is Cor-Pro’s commitment to deliver only the best corrosion protection methods in Houston and nearby Gulf Coast areas.

All of the company’s products and services are marked with the highest level of corrosion management standard – the “Cor-Pro Gold Standard.”

To ensure all Cor-Pro’s clients receive quick and quality service, each work done follow the “Velocity Seal of Quality” – superior corrosion protection service in just a matter of hours, not days.

About Cor-Pro Systems

Based in Houston, Cor-Pro Systems can devise a long-term anti corrosion plan for companies that make use of critical equipment in their operations. With over three decades of experience in the industry, Cor-Pro’s expertise can help mitigate the damaging effects of corrosion on businesses.

Cor-Pro holds industry certifications including OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System and 18001:2007 and ISO 9001:2008 accreditations from Verisys Registrars.

If you have questions about anti-corrosion protective coatings or want to get a custom quote for your particular corrosion protection need, contact us at 713-896-1091, or send us an e-mail at