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Anode in a boiler feed tank

Tom Kane_2
Tom Kane_2 Member Posts: 1
My question is there ever a need for a anode bar in a boiler feed tank that has steam applied to heat the water and is vented to the outside.
Thank you for your help


  • Brad White_56
    Brad White_56 Member Posts: 9

    Never occurred to me but I could see the application helping if you have a steel receiver. Seems like a good idea as a preventative and I cannot see it hurt anything.

    Certainly the water quality and degree of O2 control would play a role. Obviously you are pre-heating the boiler feed water so have that in mind.

    I specify cast iron almost exclusively so that kind of deterioration has not been an issue. Got me thinking... I will sit back and read what others have to say.
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