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What is an Anode Rod?


An Anode Rod is a device used to provide corrosion protection for the steel tank of a water heater. The corrosion that occurs in a water heater is caused by Galvanic Corrosion in which the water becomes the electrolyte and electrons flow from the anode to the cathode depleting the metal until a hole in the tank is formed. There are two basic types of […]

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