The Corro-Protec Powered Anode Rod (also called Impressed Currrent Anode) is a long-term protection solution compared to the existing sacrificial anode on the market.
How it works
As the sacrificial anode already in place in the water heater undergoes a high transfer of electrons in case of aggressive water, the life of the hot water tank can be affected. By forming a protection layer on the tank walls and its weak points, the Corro-Protec Powered Anode provides the water heater with a permanent protection against corrosion, regardless of the water hardness.
We did not invent this cathodic protection principle, we developed it to protect residential and commercial reservoirs. This protection has existed for decades and mainly protects pipelines, ships and boats, steel in concrete and is even used in the automotive sector!
ELIMINATE SULFUR SMELL IN 24 HOURS
Sulfur bacteria cause the rotten egg smell in your plumbing. They are naturally present in the water but are usually not a problem in rural areas. They feed on sulfur and produce hydrogen sulfide gas as waste. When the gas dissolves in the water, it gives it that characteristic odor of spoiled eggs. In urban areas, sulfur bacteria are usually found in hot water heaters of a home. Attracted to the ions produced by the magnesium rod inside the water tank, the bacteria only cause hot water at home to smell.
No matter what causes the odors of sulfur in your water, the Corro-Protec Powered Anode Rod can solve this problem in just a few hours. Once the system is operational, the energy projected by the Impressed Current System will prevent these unpleasant smells for years to come!
STOPS CORROSION INSIDE TANK
REDUCE LIMESCALE ACCUMULATION
The composition of your water and that of your neighbor is seemingly the same, however, it’s very possible that they are completely different! The Corro-Protec automatically adapts to the type of water present in your tank in order to offer you optimal protection. No matter if your water comes from the city or a well, our products will be able to protect your tank!
The voltage of the Corro-Protec System will adjusts automatically depending on the resistance of your water. A very low voltage means that your water is very conductive and the anode does not need to send much current to provide adequate protection.
Our researcher's know-how has led to the creation of revolutionary products that completely change the way hot water tanks are viewed. Although the technology has already existed for several decades in the industrial sector, we have been testing Corro-Protec in the laboratory for more than 12 years in order to offer you safe and effective products. 12 years? Really? The answer is YES! The pre-market testing took place from 2006 to 2010. It allowed us to determine the components needed to manufacture the anode in order to provide the best possible protection all the while remaining affordable.
Since that time, Corro-Protec anodes have been constantly improved and modified to respond to market innovations and the wide variety of tanks. Today, we are the leaders in this field and we protect tens of thousands of tanks across North America! If you are curious and want to know more about the tests performed, we invite you to read this article: Tests of Powered Anode (ICCP)
How do I know if the system works?
Many people ask us how one gets to know if the system works. In order to make your life easier, we have added a green LED light on the rectifier, which allows one to see quickly and easily if the system is functional! This light comes on only if the Corro-Protec protects the tank properly.
Fit Any Type of Hot Water Tank!
This water heater anode rod can support a wide range of today’s modern water heater sizes and designs, including 10-30 gallons, 40-80 gallons, 90-120 gallons, stainless steel, and even oil/mazout. Perfect for updating older water heaters or ensuring your up-to-date smart home runs even more safely and efficiently.
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