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Monitoring Cathodic Protection Systems

Abstract

The purpose of control and maintenance is to ensure that the cathodic protection installation remains effective throughout the design life of the structure. The check procedures must be adapted to the type of structure and to its cathodic protection system. They must be in conformity with the standards in force and be validated once the installation is put into service.

The control of the effectiveness covers at the same time functional controls of the equipment and measurements of the parameters of cathodic protection. It should be noted that the material used for measurements and controls must themselves be regularly checked.

If the installation is not controlled by remote monitoring, the frequency ...

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