Jim Dimond, President of Electrochemical Devices, Inc., will address the Western New York corrosion committee on Thursday December 13th at 10 AM. The meeting will be held at:
6001 Big Tree Road
Lakeville, NY 14480
Title: Coupon Technology – An Overview
Jim will address the reason for using, where to use, and where to not use Cathodic Protection Coupons. He will discuss installation procedures as well as proper interpretation of data collected from Cathodic Protection Coupons. He will explain advantages of the Concentric Coupon with emphasis on the elimination of an IR component even where there are local current sources. He will explain interrupting CP current with a magnetic switch.
Prior to becoming President of EDI, Jim was president of Dimondale Co. Inc. which designs and manufactures cathodic protection products. Previously, he oversaw reference electrode manufacturing for Harco, Inc. He has over 40 years’ experience in cathodic protection including product design, manufacturing, and field engineering.
Electrochemical Devices, Inc. (EDI) was founded in 1986 and specializes in the design and manufacture of a variety of products for monitoring and controlling corrosion, including cathodic protection coupons. They provide the concentric coupon and a magnetically operated switch to connect the coupon and structure.