While an estimated 90% of all Australian residential pools and half of new domestic pools in France and North America favour salt water chlorination, take up by the British market is finally showing some progress. Salt chlorination has taken a huge leap since it was first introduced to the market in the late Seventies, and now requires less salt and is more user friendly. In addition, a lot of general pool equipment is now suitable for use in salt chlorinated pools. Here we take a look at some of the flagship salt chlorinators from some leading suppliers…
MODEL: MSI AK60
RRP: £1,716.00 MAX POOL
KEY FEATURES:• Auto cleaning.• Friendly digital display controls.• Cell life expected 5+ years
Mineral Supplies International
Tel. 01825 790524
RRP: £674.00 – £1,239.00
MAX POOL VOLUME: Up to 130m3
WARRANTY OFFERED: Two years
KEY FEATURES: • Compact, low maintenance and easy to use.• Reverse polarity cell minimises the need for cleaning.• Range of models available for residential pools up to 130m3.
Tel. 01293 546126
MODEL: AutoPilot Digital Salt Chlorinator
RRP: £1,550.00 to £2,250.00 (Excluding VAT)
MAX POOL VOLUME: 190m3
WARRANTY OFFERED: Two years for the cell, one year for other parts including circuit boards
KEY FEATURES: • Choice of super-chlorination modes (24 & 72 hours).• Patented bypass manifold system for ease of installation and efficient delivery.• Self-cleaning cell which can operate in water up to 40°c and a salt content up to 35,000ppm (sea level).
Tel. 01993 778855
CHLORINE OUTPUT: Variable from 0 – 100%
WARRANTY OFFERED: Two years for the controller,except for the consumables.
KEY FEATURES: • Very low salt concentrationof only 1.5g/l required.
• Self-cleaning electrolysis cell.• Auto reduction of chlorine with pool cover closed.
Pollet Pool Group
Tel. 01635 234038
WARRANTY OFFERED: 2 years
• A very cost effective and easy to use system for domestic pools on a budget. • Optional EZ Chem pH regulator also available.
Tel. 01284 716580
RRP: Available on request.
WARRANTY OFFERED: Two years on the power pack and three years pro-rata on the cell
• Reliable, compact, lightweight and can be fi ted in minutes. • Switched mode operated with rectified current, ensuring that all chlorine production quoted is accurate. The chlorinator has a unique twin probe, ensuring optimum chlorine output and cell life.
Tel. +27 82 568 2592
MANUFACTURER: Pentair Aquatic Systems
RRP: 738 Euros (Approx. £560.00)
CHLORINE OUTPUT: 19 g/hr
• Compact design, fits most small technical rooms.• Easy to remove cell and easy cleaning of cell blades.• Easy-to-view displays for fast checking of salt levels, cell cleanliness, sanitizer output and water flow.• Adjustment is as easy as pressing two buttons.
Tel. 0032 14 25 99 11
RRP: £890.00 (+VAT)
MAX POOL VOLUME: 60m3
• The Zelia is a salt chlorinator with a transparent cell. The colour changing cell illuminates according to salinity. • As soon as the salt level drops below the required level, the cell changes from green to red.
• The unit also automatically reduces chlorine output when automatic covers are in the closed position.
Tel. 01424 857857