Salt Systems are becoming a more popular and healthier alternative in the treatment of swimming pool water here in Spain.
Over 90% of all swimming pools in Australia benefit from the use of a salt system.
In simple terms a Salt System works by the process of electrolysis.
Salt (sodium chloride) is added to the swimming pool water at a level of 4 - 6 grams per litre (over 6 times lower than the concentration of sea water).
The systems cell converts the salt into chlorine in its purest form, that eradicates bacteria from the water, free from chloramines which are a bi-product of conventional chlorine.
It is the chloramines in conventional chlorine that can contribute to burning eyes, make bathers skin itchy, hair brittle and create a strong chlorine odour. Asthma and eczema sufferers also experience many positive benefits from swimming in salt-water pools.
AUTOMATIC PH REGULATORS
Automatic PH regulators maintain the PH of the swimming pool at the correct level by automatically injecting acid into the return on the pools filtration system.
PH is a logarithmic scale that is measured from 0.0 to 14 with 7 being neutral.
PH less than 7 is acidic and a reading over 7 is alkaline.
An ideal PH for a swimming pool is between 7.2 and 7.6.
Water here in Spain tends to have a high PH reading of over 8, which when you consider that if a swimming pools PH is over 8.2 chlorine is 5 times less effective.
A high PH will also make the water appear cloudy and scale can build up on the swimming pool shell and in the pipes.
In a salt pool, scale can build up on the cell which can cause damage to the system
therefore it is important that the PH level is kept within the correct range.
For more information and prices on our Salt Systems and Automatic PH Regulators please telephone or email for details: