Less chloramine in your pool water

Posted by Rob van Esch

Swimming in a private or public pool should be a pleasure which should not be affected by the typical swimming pool smell, red and burning eyes, irritation of skin and mucous membranes, headache and wear down of swimwear. Corrosion of metal used for the pool hall construction and in parts of the electric installation can cause safety issues. Further stress for staff and visitors may occur.

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New addition to our Medium Pressure series

We'v expanded our Medium Pressure series with the 1200-85 unit. The VGE Pro UV INOX MP 1200-85 is a robust and reliable UV system for, not only the disinfection of water in many industries but also for an excellent reduction of combined chlorine in pool water treatment applications. 

 

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New: Medium Pressure Lamp UV Systems

Red eyes, headache, irritated skin, chlorine like smell; they’re all common known irritations of swimming pools. We’re introducing our newest additions to our product portfolio; our medium pressure UV lamp based systems. The medium pressure UV lamps emits a wide spectrum of ultraviolet (UV) light which not only gives very good disinfection results but is also excellent for photolysis applications like the reduction of chloramine in pool applications.

 

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Advanced Oxidation Process: Ozone + UV-C = a 'winning team'

Posted by Gies Leenders

Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP). We've all heard of it, but what is it exactly? How can it be applied to purify water in spas, domestic swimming pools and commercial swimming pools? And, more importantly: why do many call it 'the next big thing' for pool purification? This blog aims to explain the workings and benefits of UV and ozone for the health and pleasure of swimmers.

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Never worry again about overdosing liquids!

Posted by Gies Leenders

As you might have seen in your revenues the UV-light disinfection market is growing exponential. But whether or not you are using a UV-C disinfection device for your pool, the dosing of an oxidator like chlorine is still a necessary part of your pool system. That's where dosing pumps come in handy. They come in different sizes and prices.

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Chlorine for pool sanitation down the drain in 2020?

Posted by Gies Leenders

For over 100 years, chlorine has been the most common pool water disinfectant. But will it go down the drain in 2020? The global market for UV disinfection equipment is projected to reach almost $2.8 billion in 2020 from $1.4 billion in 2015. Chlorine-free operations is one of the 5 main pillars driving this exponential growth. The pool and spa market is inevitably subject to change as well, as consumers seem to be demanding a chlorine alternative.

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4 smart ways to disinfect swimming pool water

For the health of swimmers, finding a good pool water disinfectant is crucial. The water in swimming pools often stays in the pool for long periods of time. The water can get infected with harmful micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses and algae by everything that enters the water. Heating up the water accelerates the forming of micro-organisms process even more. What solutions are available in the market today to keep the water safe and clean?

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Chlorine misconception and the solution to common pool (and health) problems

Although chlorine is a good disinfectant, it has one major drawback. As a by-product of the disinfection process, chlorine combines with bathers’ body fluids and other organic debris in the pool water to form chloramines. Chloramines are the substances that cause unpleasant eye, skin and nose irritation, breathing difficulties and the “chlorine” smell in swimming pools and spas. Chloramines cause also damage to bathing clothes ánd the fabric of the pool such as tiles, grouts, handrails and other fittings.

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If UV-C for pools is so great, why not stop using chlorine altogether?

Posted by Gies Leenders

For the past few years, treatment of pool water with chemicals has been subject to a lot of negative attention. It is proven that chlorine and its byproducts are harmful in different ways. UV light to treat pool water is a good way to reduce chlorine as a pool water sanitizer. Yes; I say reduce — not replace. But if UV-C for pool disinfection is so great, why not stop using chlorine altogether?

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What determines the effectiveness of a UV system to treat pool water?

If you are looking to sell or buy UV system(s) to treat pool water, often different — rather technical — questions arise about its workings. It would not only come in handy for yourself to know the answers to those questions, but it would also prove you to be a trustworthy adviser for pool sanitizers! One of those often heard questions is: which factors determine the effectiveness of a UV pool water treatment system? In this blog, I will answer this question.

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