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Quick Q - what readily-available metals won't corrode in electrolysis?

  1. Aug 6, 2008 #1
    I am using water electrolysis, and I need some bolts to be the anode/cathodes and I don't want them to corrode. Before anyone asks I will not be adding salt so there will be no chlorine. Thanks!
     
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  3. Aug 12, 2008 #2

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    Try stainless and if that doesn't work just use some platinum bolts you might have lying around.
     
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