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Marine Corrosion Protection Workshop At The Gig Harbor Boatshop

On Sunday, May 31st, 2015, the Gig Harbor BoatShop and Washington Sea Grant are co-sponsoring a Marine Corrosion Protection Workshop for marine professionals and commercial and recreational boat owners. Topics covered will include: galvanic corrosion of aluminum, steel & bronze; crevice corrosion of stainless steel; poultice corrosion of aluminum; corrosion–potential testing; potential monitoring systems for aluminum & bronze; advantages & disadvantages of different types of anodes; analysis of wood damage from too much zinc; controlled potential systems for wood boats; coatings for propellers & prop shafts; test methods for detecting AC & DC stray current and more. Kevin Ritz is a Certified Instructor in Electrical, Corrosion and Systems. This program will be held at the Gig Harbor BoatShop, 3805 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor on Sunday, May 31st from 9am-3pm. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. Cost is $60. For more information or to pre-register, contact Sarah Fisken at WA Sea Grant, sfisken@uw.edu, 206-543-1225.

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