Ozone Sanitation

What is Ozone?

ozoneOzone (O3) consists of three oxygen atoms. It is produced in nature by sunlight and lightning. Ozone is a very reactive gas that causes the clean-air odor. Passing ambient air over an UV lamp can produce Ozone. The UV energy from the lamp(s) splits the oxygen molecules (O2) into oxygen atoms (O). The free oxygen atoms combine with other oxygen molecules from the air stream to form Ozone (O3). This method produces Ozone outputs in the ranges of 0.01-weight percentage, or wt%, (100 ppm) to 0.1 wt% (1000 ppm). The method does not require any feed gas air-preparation systems. UV systems are suitable for use in residential pools and spas. They produce enough Ozone to be effective and tend to cost less than Corona Discharge (CD) systems which require special air-preparation and cooling systems.

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How It Works

When the pool pump is on, ambient air containing oxygen (O2) is drawn across our exclusively designed Ultra Violet lamps. The Ultra Violet emission breaks the oxygen molecules into individual oxygen atoms. These atoms combine with other oxygen molecules to form Ozone (O3). The ozonated air is pulled into the pool water on the suction side of the pump as it operates. The impeller creates small bubbles and the Ozone is pressurized into the water in the pipe between the pump and the filter. The filter acts as a reaction vessel in which the Ozone breaks down organic compounds (lotions, oils, cosmetics, etc.) and alters ammonia compounds (urine and perspiration) making them unable to combine with and use up Chlorine. Since the only element added by the Ozone generator is oxygen, no obnoxious compounds (like chloramines) are created, and many bi-products simply ‘gas off’.

Product Details

Ozone (O3) consists of three oxygen atoms. It is produced in nature by sunlight and lightning. Ozone is a very reactive gas that causes the clean-air odor. Passing ambient air over an UV lamp can produce Ozone. The UV energy from the lamp(s) splits the oxygen molecules (O2) into oxygen atoms (O). The free oxygen atoms combine with other oxygen molecules from the air stream to form Ozone (O3). This method produces Ozone outputs in the ranges of 0.01-weight percentage, or wt%, (100 ppm) to 0.1 wt% (1000 ppm). The method does not require any feed gas air-preparation systems. UV systems are suitable for use in residential pools and spas. They produce enough Ozone to be effective and tend to cost less than Corona Discharge (CD) systems which require special air-preparation and cooling systems.

There is no replacement for chlorine/bromine in pool water disinfection. For any alternative treatment/sanitizer to replace chlorine/bromine, it must:

  • provide a stable measurable residual;
  • be a biocide that kills viruses, bacteria and algae; and
  • oxidize impurities introduced by bathers.

Chlorine/Bromine is the only sanitizer that fulfills these three functions. However chlorine/bromine is not the best oxidizer. Incomplete oxidation accounts for up to 70% of their usage and 100% of their problems.

The UltraPure™ Automatic Water Cleaner™ produces the strongest oxidizer available (ozone). The UltraPure™ Automatic Water Cleaner™ does the oxidation work normally attempted by chlorine/bromine. Obnoxious combined chlorine/bromine compounds are eliminated. Chlorine/bromine then only provides a "free available" residual. All problems and wasted chemicals associated with combined chlorine/bromine are eliminated. The UltraPure™ Automatic Water Cleaner™ continually burns out contaminants introduced by swimmers. This function is no longer fulfilled by chlorine/bromine.

Benefits

UltraPure™ Ozone generators create the following:

  • A nature fresh bottled-water swimming/bathing experience
  • Cost savings, fewer chemicals and less maintenance
  • Extended life of equipment and longer filter runs

UltraPure™ Ozonated water eliminates:

  • Red eyes or skin irritation
  • “Chlorine” allergic reaction
  • After use showers, shampoos, or sin moisturizers
  • “Chlorine” smell
  • No Green hair

and offers:

Simply crystal clear, healthy and often “azure” blue water

The Fewest Chemicals

Chlorine usage is lowered by 60% to 70% on pool (and 80% to 90% on spas), as are pH adjusting chemicals. The need for the following chemicals is virtually eliminated:

  • “Shock Treatments”
  • Scale Inhibitors
  • Clarifiers
  • Scum Line Cleaners
  • Algaecides
  • Scents
  • Filter Aids
  • Filter Degreasers

The Least Work

Water balance is easily maintained. Filter runs are longer, since clogging greases and oils are broken down. Scum line or bathtub rings are kept away or easily brushed off. Overall pool and spa water maintenance and care are minimized – UltraPure™ Automatic Water Cleaner™ is an automatic water cleaner that pays for itself.

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