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Old 09-06-2019, 15:53   #16
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Re: silver silver chloride half cell

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Allow at least 5 min, for the electrode to stabalise.




And rinse it off really well with fresh water after your done, and I think there was something about protective caps, and maybe a sealed bag for storage? I think O2 may oxidize some part and render it not as effective?

Only one I have used, I borrowed, it came from Boatzincs and had very good step by step instructions.
Thinking now it may have been dont remove the plastic caps, so read the directions before you even really take it out
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Once you have the half cell.....how do you use it? I understand plugging it into the (-) terminal on a digital VOM, then connect/touch the (+) probe to an operating piece of DC equipment, and record the reading for each piece of on-board DC equipment. And the one/ones with a significantly higher reading is likely leaking DC power to the water?......But where do you touch with the (+) probe? The (-) power connection, the (+) power connection, the (metal) body, or??? Any advice/information would be very much appreciated, as I seem to have an issue on the f/g boat that is knocking bottom paint off the thru-hulls.
As mentioned the manual you get is pretty good. However here's some additional stuff you might find interesting-

https://youtu.be/TV6SvBQShgA
https://youtu.be/TV6SvBQShgA (not as reliable but at a pinch may be better than nothing). Bilge pumps are one of the usual suspects. and
https://www.fluke.com/en/learn/blog/...at-a-boat-dock (not corrosion related, but along the same lines safety related).

I hope this helps.
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Re: silver silver chloride half cell

Does anyone know a UK source for a silver silver chloride electrode?
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