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HPM October 2012

WATER TREATMENT & WASTE MANAGEMENT SPIROTECH EXPLAINS HOW WATER TREATMENT CAN IMPROVE HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION AND BWT ON THE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE WATER SOFTENING MARKET New informative website KalGUARD offers cost saving limescale protection When it comes to protecting building services systems from hard water, there are numerous solutions on the market. Sentinel Commercial’s KalGUARD offers a solution that boasts significant cost savings over other types of product. KalGUARD ‘conditions’ water by delivering a very low level of stable zinc into it, via an electrolytic process which uses a zinc anode and a copper cathode. This forces the calcium carbonate crystals to form as soft non-deposit-forming Aragonite rather than into hard, deposit-forming Calcite, helping pipework stay limescale free. Usually specified in areas where the water hardness is 200ppm or more, the system can help protect both new and existing systems from limescale build-up. As the KalGUARD unit can be installed on a rising main before the water storage tanks and booster sets – since the treatment does not decay on standing or agitation – limescale control can be provided Kamco has launched its new website to give even wherever the water is delivered, and both hot and cold flows can be treated by a single unit. Also, more technical assistance and advice to power thanks to WRAS approval, no separate drinking water supply is required. flushing engineers. This ability to be installed on the incoming riser additionally enables capital expenditure reduction The site has greatly extended sections dealing when compared to installing KalGUARD on a larger distribution pipe – a not with the power flushing of heating systems, and insignificant cost saving. enquiry number 160 features information on the improved range of Clearflow power flushing pumps. Comprehensive user guides, full technical The new EasyFlow water softener from Tapworks data, and a Frequently Asked Questions section are all available so that heating engineers can Tapworks now offers installers and specifiers a total solution to search for help on any problem heating system. hard water, in a box, with its EasyFlow water softener range. To supplement the office hours telephone help The EasyFlow range comes with all the components you need line, most of the technical information can be and a high flow valve as standard along with an installation kit downloaded from the website. that includes everything for 22mm plumbing and reducers to fit Charts and diagrams are available to explain 15mm pipework too. the problems experienced with ageing systems, The new range still includes quality components from the high and how they may be overcome. Householders flow valve itself, to high quality steel braided hoses and valves. seeking help with their heating systems are just a The technology in a Tapworks softener is protected by more than mouse click away from finding local power 40 patents. flushing engineers, while engineers can locate And if that wasn’t enough, there is now a new Team Tapworks their nearest supplier of Kamco products. Rewards loyalty scheme for installers that makes installing Other features include the full Kamco product Tapworks water softeners even more interesting. range, training courses, newsletter and pump The scheme rewards installers by providing them with an AD11 warranty registration. Engineers will also be able softener absolutely free after they buy their tenth softener. There’s to submit power flushing tips, which Kamco will exclusive access online to technical help and training, access to consider publishing on promotional materials and the opportunity to contribute to surveys the website. enquiry number 159 and to take part in competitions to win even more goodies. enquiry number 161 HEATING & PLUMBING MONTHLY OCTOBER 2012 75


HPM October 2012
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