Industrial artist Matt Hill produces bespoke landscape lighting and sculptures for outdoor spaces. His pieces are constructed of corten and mild steel and lit by 12 V waterproof LED lights, transforming from sculptures by day to light features by night.
D&D Technologies has developed the MagnaLatch ALERT, a combined gate latch and electronic alarm. The device offers a dual alarm system of flashing LED lights and an audible alarm to alert pool owners when a pool gate is left open.
Available through Pool Systems, the SGS Instruments SLTD 100 Salinity/TDS Test System is specifically designed for field technicians, giving them the ability to monitor water temperature, salinity and total dissolved solids (TDS) with one unit.
To expand user capability, Vendart has released an additional disc for the LaMotte WaterLink Spin photometer-based pool and spa water testing system. After thorough testing locally, the phosphate disc is now available in Australia.
The Astralpool Viron Connect 10 is an intuitive automation system to control the entire pool and spa environment via a user-friendly LCD touch-screen interface.
Theralux has launched an exciting new range of bundle packages exclusively for pool builders. The Theracare start-up packs provide builders with the opportunity to accessorise customer pools with commonly required items.
The ProMatic 'all in one' saltwater chlorinator from Davey is suitable for use with therapeutic magnesium mineral salts, standard pool salt or a combination of both. It offers sanitisation and cleaning capabilities and features self-cleaning 'mechanical wiper technology', ensuring pool water stays fresh and bacteria-free.
Inflatables specialist Aflex Technology provides inflatable units for use in pools and aquatic centres. The range incorporates obstacle courses, slides, animals, pool toys and modular adventure products to encourage active play.
The FreeFlo cartridge filter from Pentair combines good filter performance with low maintenance. The design uses special filter elements to strip particles as small as 8 µm from pool water.
The Flux Jet range of side-channel blowers from Esam is suitable for use in domestic spas and swimming pools.
Lo-Chlor Super Shock and Swim is suitable for oxidising pool and spa water because it reacts quickly to eliminate bather waste, increases existing sanitiser efficiency and enhances water clarity and bather comfort. It eliminates the need to shock the pool or spa with heavy chlorine-based products, which can cause chemical-smelling odours and nasal irritation.
The Pentair MEGASKIM pool skimmer is designed with both the pool builder and pool owner in mind, providing a solution that is simple to install and use.
Based on the success of Daisy dig templates, which take the guesswork out of digging for fibreglass pool installations, the company's range of sales templates helps potential pool owners visualise their new pool.
The limitations placed on local government budgets and cost of new-build aquatic centres has led many facilities to review the type of upgrades and provisions aquatic facilities can achieve. With many venues having existing 50 m long pools, bulkheads — otherwise known as booms — offer a way to accommodate a variety of water activities simultaneously within separate areas of the same swimming pool.
Waterco's precision flow meter for swimming pools, spas, fountains and water features now has a specialised model suitable for pool heaters.