Papers and Articles
Written by DEI
Galvanic Isolator Liability Document
Learn about the safety hazards of using a faulty galvanic isolator and understand the important fail-safe feature of DEI Galvanic Isolators.
Shore-Based Isolation to Prevent Galvanic Corrosion on Ships
This application note explains how to use DEI products installed on shore to isolate a boat from the corrosion causing galvanic current when connected to shore power. This application is most suitable for marina owners and ferry boat owners.
Written by Others
Isolation or Polarization: Which is the Safest Transformer Installation? by Capt. David Rifkin (USN, Ret)
Captain David Rifkin, an expert in safety grounding issues on boats, details safety implications and best practices when installing transformers.
Protecting Aluminum Appendages by Capt. David Rifkin (USN, Ret)
Captain David Rifkin, an expert in safety grounding issues on boats details how to guard against galvanic corrosion between bonded components of dissimilar metals on the same hull. This article was published in the February/March 2010 issue of Professional Boatbuilder.