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Equipment Explained: Impellers

Equipment Explained: Impellers

Your pool pump impeller can be thought of similarly to a boat or airplane "propeller". Your impeller is located inside your circulation pump in your pump room.  Impellers are the heart of your circulation system. Attached to a motor on a shaft, they spin furiously...

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Is it time to replace the sand in your filter?

Is it time to replace the sand in your filter?

Pictures of a 64 sq ft sand replacement for a multi-use indoor pool with 160 cu. ft. filter.

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Pool Operator News - May 1, 2018

Pool Operator News - May 1, 2018

Links from the Newsletter Video Link Learn More About CPO Certification Register Online for a Pool Operator Certification Course

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Thread tapping schedule 80 PVC pool pipe for a new chlorine injector.

Thread tapping schedule 80 PVC pool pipe for a new chlorine injector.

Adding a new (liquid) chlorine injector to your pool circulation system?  Take your time tapping those threads so your injector hole lasts you a long time and doesn't turn into a leaker!  Even in existing systems, we find ourselves needing to put new ports into existing pip often for some reason.  Good luck and keep 'em safe!  

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Internal Repairs of Fiberglass Bulkheads

Internal Repairs of Fiberglass Bulkheads

So, ya.  This was a fun one!  In a unique installation, these two fiberglass bulkheads weren't holding air when inflated causing difficulties when re-positioning.  This was not a BH manufacturing failure, but more so a failure of the unique installation.  There was only one way to repair the problem ... apply a special resin to seal the air leaks.  And it had to be applied from the inside.  Lowering the water level of the pool below the BHs made this task exponentially safer and easier.  We could now enter with a simple respirator instead of on SCUBA and there was no...

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