Accession Number : ADA534424


Title :   Demonstration of Ice-Free Cathodic Protection Systems for Water Storage Tanks at Fort Drum: Final Report on Project AR-F-318 for FY05


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER CHAMPAIGN IL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB


Personal Author(s) : Van Blaricum, Vicki L ; Hock, Vincent F ; Perkins, Timothy K ; Bushman, James ; Phull, Bopinder


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a534424.pdf


Report Date : Jun 2007


Pagination or Media Count : 186


Abstract : The anodes for conventional cathodic protection (CP) systems used inside water storage tanks are often damaged by ice during cold weather. The CP system described in this report uses ceramic-coated wire anodes and a floating support system to keep the anodes submerged beneath surface ice in the tank. Demonstration systems were installed in two elevated water storage tanks at Fort Drum, NY. System performance is monitored using the existing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system at Fort Drum. This report describes the ice-free CP system design, implementation, and performance during Fiscal Year 2005.


Descriptors :   *ICE , *WATER TANKS , *CATHODIC PROTECTION , *CERAMIC COATINGS , *ARMY FACILITIES , WATER QUALITY , CONTROL , CONTRACTORS , CABLES , CORROSION INHIBITION , COLD WEATHER , COSTS , PROJECT MANAGEMENT , SCHEDULING , PLANNING , REMOTE DETECTORS , SAFETY , DATA ACQUISITION , ANODES , STORAGE TANKS , WIRE , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , LESSONS LEARNED , PROBES , NEW YORK


Subject Categories : Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Containers and Packaging
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE