Not many people know that .. to coin a famous phrase, but it reflects the increased cost of energy usage arising as a result of scaling caused by hard water.
Traditionally water softeners’ might have been used for this purpose but there are increasing environmental concerns about the use of water softeners .. in parts of California they are now banned.
Fluid Dynamics is the UK’s oldest manufacturers of water conditioners to prevent hard water scaling. Established in 1973 its UK manufactured Scaletron range is in use not only in the UK where organisations such as Waitrose, Marks and Spencer’s and Cambridge University use its products .. but in more than 40 countries around the world as well Organisations are increasingly moving to Fluid Dynamics non chemical , green water treatment products.
Organisations such as Unilever who install Fluid Dynamics units on their steam boilers. Walmart who protect refrigeration condensers, University of Texas who protect hot water systems. Nestles in Jordan protecting coffee machines.. Honda and NHK springs in Thailand protecting air compressor cooling systems and thousands more. Since the beginning of this year Fluid Dynamics has exported its products to more than 20 countries ranging from protecting the hotel voted the most romantic in the world on the Cook Islands to Kimberley Clark in Italy and countries such as Romania, Egypt. Tunisia, France, Holland and Russia.
So what makes Fluid Dynamics products so special?
Firstly .. they consume no energy, secondly they add nothing and take nothing from the water, thirdly they require no maintenance and finally they can last up to 10 years and cost a fraction of conventional treatments. Easy to install it is only a matter of cutting a pipe and inserting a length of pipe containing Fluid Dynamics patented alloy shape composed of a number of different semi precious metals. These metals when in the correct combination will generate an electric current that has the ability to neutralise the potential of water to form hard calcite scale in pipework and heat exchangers.
Big or Little --- scale prevention is a headache for all.
The smallest scale preventer manufactured by Fluid Dynamics is only 8mm in diameter and is used to protect coffee machines.. The largest is 16” in Diameter protecting a giant cooling system in a nitric acid plant in Argentina. But it doesn’t stop there ... such is the successful reputation of Fluid Dynamics Technology in South America that the company is working on units ranging from 72” in Diameter for a cooling circuit for a power station to 36 and 48 inch diameter units for sugar processing plants.
In the USA Fluid Dynamics Housetron products are gaining rapid acceptance .. sales are more than double the level of last year and expected to double again in the coming year.. one chain 0f supermarkets plans to install Fluid Dynamics Scaletron units in all 780 of its supermarkets throughout the USA.
Scaling is a problem worldwide- but happily Fluid Dynamics has a reasonably priced solution.
More information at www.treatwater.com