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Title: Electrode holder useful in a corrosion testing device

Abstract

The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for holding one or more test electrodes of precisely known exposed surface area. The present invention is particularly useful in a device for determining the corrosion properties of the materials from which the test electrodes have been formed. The present invention relates to a device and method for holding the described electrodes wherein the exposed surface area of the electrodes is only infinitesimally decreased. Further, in the present invention the exposed, electrically conductive surface area of the contact devices is small relative to the test electrode surface area. The holder of the present invention conveniently comprises a device for contacting and engaging each test electrode at two point contacts infinitesimally small in relation to the exposed surface area of the electrodes.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Bellaire, TX)
  2. (Humble, TX)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
N L INDUSTRIES INC
OSTI Identifier:
865956
Patent Number(s):
US 4606891
Assignee:
NL Industries, Inc. (New York, NY) SNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-77ET27144
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
electrode; holder; useful; corrosion; testing; device; directed; apparatus; method; holding; electrodes; precisely; exposed; surface; particularly; determining; properties; materials; formed; relates; described; infinitesimally; decreased; electrically; conductive; contact; devices; relative; conveniently; comprises; contacting; engaging; contacts; relation; exposed surface; electrically conductive; particularly useful; electrode surface; testing device; contact devices; electrode holder; conductive surface; corrosion properties; corrosion testing; /422/73/204/269/324/

Citation Formats

Murphy, Jr., Robert J., and Jamison, Dale E. Electrode holder useful in a corrosion testing device. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Murphy, Jr., Robert J., & Jamison, Dale E. Electrode holder useful in a corrosion testing device. United States.
Murphy, Jr., Robert J., and Jamison, Dale E. Wed . "Electrode holder useful in a corrosion testing device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865956.
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title = {Electrode holder useful in a corrosion testing device},
author = {Murphy, Jr., Robert J. and Jamison, Dale E.},
abstractNote = {The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for holding one or more test electrodes of precisely known exposed surface area. The present invention is particularly useful in a device for determining the corrosion properties of the materials from which the test electrodes have been formed. The present invention relates to a device and method for holding the described electrodes wherein the exposed surface area of the electrodes is only infinitesimally decreased. Further, in the present invention the exposed, electrically conductive surface area of the contact devices is small relative to the test electrode surface area. The holder of the present invention conveniently comprises a device for contacting and engaging each test electrode at two point contacts infinitesimally small in relation to the exposed surface area of the electrodes.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {1}
}

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