More stories about Chemicals

  • Chemical Concerns

    Electrical issues aside, many of the most common spa troubles stem from failures to properly maintain the water’s chemistry.

  • The State of Salt

    Get a group of pool servicepeople together in a room, and the subject of salt chlorination will come up sooner or later

  • Proper Performance

    Just because salt chlorination is largely an automated process doesn’t mean it is maintenance-free.

  • Rola-Chem Discusses Product Alert

    Though Rola-Chem Corp. issued an advisory regarding certain models of its peristaltic pump chemical feeders, the company does not claim liability in a recent lawsuit and said its product is not defective.

  • Working Together

    As helpful as new technologies might be, a foolproof, all-in-one pool sanitation solution still hasn’t been invented yet.

  • Rola-Chem Issues Advisory

    Rola-Chem Corp. has issued an advisory for customers who have purchased one of the company’s peristaltic pumps without a chemical controller.

  • Avoid Overcalibration

    A frequently made mistake in the use of automatic controllers takes place on the commercial side.

  • In Control

    A handful of leading manufacturers have introduced products that connect automation systems to smart devices so consumers and industry professionals can monitor and control settings using a Web-enabled app.

  • New Code Proposes CYA Restriction

    According to the latest working draft of the Model Aquatic Health Code, there’s no reason for indoor pools to use cyanuric acid, even in products such as dichlor and trichlor.

  • Scale and Encrustation

    In practical terms, there isn’t much difference between scale and encrustation — service technicians use both terms to refer to calcium-based buildup on pool surfaces and equipment.