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MSS-3 Weld-On Magnesium Anode
MSS-3 Weld-On Magnesium Anode

MSS-3 Weld-On Magnesium Anode

Length of Anode: 12" Mil-Spec A-21412 (SH) Magnesium Alloy
Width:  3"
Thickness:  1-1/4"
Overall Length:  16"
Weight:  3 lbs (nominal)

  • This is the magnesium version of the popular ZSS-12 (zinc) and ASS-5 (aluminum) anode.
  • Mild steel strap cast into the anode.
  • Strap is 1-1/4" wide x 16" long (nominal) and can be drilled for bolt-on attachment. The strap protrudes 2" on each end.

MSS-3 Weld-On Magnesium Anode
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MSS-3 Weld-On Magnesium Anode
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Widely used on steel hull service boats.

Magnesium anodes are effective and economical corrosion fighters that protect marine metals in a wide variety of environments, including salt, brackish and fresh water:

  • Hulls of ships, barges, tugs and boats
  • Ballast tanks of ore carriers and similar vessels
  • Bulkheads
  • Water storage tanks
  • Piers and pilings
  • Pipelines
  • Heat exchangers

Note:  This anode should not be used to protect aluminum marine metals located in either salt or brackish water.  Fresh water only.

Part Number Variations: MSS-3, MSS3, MSS, MZSS-12, ZSS-12MG, ZSS12MG