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post #3 of Old 02-06-2009
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Originally Posted by LittleMissMagic View Post
Simple answer is this.
Zincs stop electrolysis,
Let me rephrase that. Zinc, (or any type of anode) does not stop electrolysis. It merely adds a less nobel metal to the circuit for electrons to attack, reducing damage to the components you are trying to protect.

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