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GALVANIC CORROSION

The same can happen if a steel boat is moored next

to a steel sheet pile wall. There will be a different

potential caused by the different materials. And since

they are connected via the protective earth, corrosion

will be the result again.

The protective earth plays a very important role in

securing your electric system, and cannot be omitted.

In fact, current legislation (ISO 13297) legally requires

a boat to be equipped with a sound earthing system.

Potentially dangerous situation, where galvanic corrosion can occur.

CIRCUIT BREAKER

EARTH ROD

UNGROUNDED CONDUCTOR

GROUNDED CONDUCTOR

GROUNDING CONDUCTOR

DOTTED LINE SHOWS

RETURN PATHS TO SOURCE

FOR CORROSION

230 V AC

DEVICE

230 V AC

DEVICE

230 V AC

GROUNDED

TYPE RECEPT.

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