How to deal with a over-chlorinated pool

The correct balance of chlorine in your swimming pool allows clean, safe and comfortable swimming. 

If a swimming pool has too much chlorine, it can be potentially harmful to the swimmers and the pool itself.

An over-chlorinated pool can fade and break down the swimming pool liner, corrode the filtration system and irritate swimmer’s eyes and skin.

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Importance of Qualitative Chemical Analysis

Chemical analysis is crucial to knowing what substances you are handling and if there are any elements that shouldn’t be there.

The primary means of this is through qualitative chemical analysis.

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Chemicals We Use in Every Day Life

Chemicals make sure that we are given heat and power; allow us to buy clothing and goods; and ensures we have telecommunication, music and media wherever we may be.

Most of the changes that we see in the natural world around us are caused by chemicals reactions, such as the changing leaves and the growth of a flower.

Like we keep the benefits of chemicals in our life, we must also take care to treat them with respect so as to reduce potential harmful impact from exposure to them.

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Corroseal products

Rust is no longer an issue with Corroseal Rust Converting Primer, which eradicates rusting and primes in one simple step.

Corrosealcorroseal is formulated to be used in the marine industry, a tough environment for coatings. Some of the key elements of Corroseals are as follows:

– Reduces labour costs and time
– Is able to convert rust on contact
– Acts as a primer on old paint
– Allows any colour top coat
– Environmentally friendly

The application fo Corroseal can be done with a brush, roll or spray however, there must be a thick white coat of product on the surface for it to work. Once the white film begins to turn black, this is an indicator that the rust conversion has begun.

Prior to applying a top coat, wait 24 hours. Appling regular paint on top of Corroseal will not affect the vibrancy of the colour.

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Chemicals

Treating your pool or spa with the correct chemicals is essential for maintaining healthy and balanced water quality. We offer a range of swimming pool chemicals / Spa chemicals together with test kits for efficiently treating the water. Ideally you should be able to enjoy swimming in crystal clear water with the minimum of fuss; with our complete range of chemicals and test kits you'll be able to achieve perfect water quality all year round. 

The chemical industry is made up of the companies that produce chemicals for industrial use. Chemicals have been produced and used all through history, the birth of the heavy chemical industry, essentially the production of …

Swimming pool care: algae

Treating your pool or spa with the correct chemicals is essential for maintaining healthy and balanced water quality. We offer a range of swimming pool chemicals / Spa chemicals together with test kits for efficiently treating the water. Ideally you should be able to enjoy swimming in crystal clear water with the minimum of fuss; with our complete range of chemicals and test kits you'll be able to achieve perfect water quality all year round. 

There is the possibility that your pool will acquire algae after a period of time. The algae that pool owners need to watch out for is cyanobacteria, commonly referred to as blue-green algae. The plant-cross-bacteria can bl…

Breathing air analysis

Case Chemicals have a team experienced technicians and chemists that can carry out air testing requirements for you.

Our sampling kit uses dewpoint readers, O2 analysers and obscuration particle counters to provide the best results.

The quick adaptor provided by Case Chemicals makes for a swift breathing air analysis.
Once the red protection cap has been removed from the quick adaptor, the adaptor should be connected to the air source.
The air should be purged for thirty seconds, proceed to connect the adaptor the sample cylinder.
Open the air source and allow the air to flow through into the sample cylinder.*
Then the sample cylinder should be disconnected from the quick adaptor and the air turned off.
The quick adaptor should then be disconnected from the air source.
Proceed to fill out the sample form included and pack the sample cylinder, quick adaptor and sample form into the shipping box and send it off.

Click here for the diver’s breather air standard and the frequency of examinations and tests.

* After five seconds upon opening the air source, the air should flow through the relief valve.
If not, turn off immediately.

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The improvement of cleaning products

Cleaning products have improved gradually over the years, but just when did we start using them in our day to day lives?

The cleaning products that we use in the modern day are not only safe to use are human life, but they’re also safe to use in the natural environment, not causing harmful danger to the area in which they’re used. Chemical research has allowed us to develop the bleaches, detergents and cleaners that are used every day in a range of jobs worldwide.

Use of products in the modern day

There’s a fantastic range of cleaning products to be had on the market today; a number of companies all offer their products, recommending each for its own individual attributes and special formula. Soaps and cleaners are commonly used in kitchens, bathrooms and they’re also used in public companies to ensure that health and safety regulations are met. Without these chemicals available, it’d be more common for humans to catch a range of disease through lack of hygiene.

It’s the advice of millions of medical advisers that you should wash your hands as frequently as possible, all in the aim of preventing flues, colds and other common diseases that can be passed through human contact. If you were to visit a hospital or doctors surgery, it’s not uncommon to see hand soap containers attached to the wall. They’re around for the convenience of healthcare professionals to avoid spreading germs around their establishment.

As with the development of more effective cleaning products, they’ve also reached a point where they’re much safer to use, having less of an impact on the environment than they previously did. Cold water is often used in cleaning process now, as it helps the green movement through avoiding the use of heated water.

Getting your hands on these cleaning products has never been more widely available, as with the invention of the Internet you can shop for these items from the comfort of your sitting room. Cleaning organisations and services offer the sale of these products and delivery is often fast and affordable, saving time for all and boosting business through online purchases.

So, how has cleaning improved through the years?

If you were to look at the history of cleaning, the first cleaning product was something we use every single day: water! Back in an age where chemicals weren’t around, humans would’ve had to rely on using water to clean the areas around them. The first notable improvement on the cleaning industry was seen in the mid 1900’s, where as soap products would begin to make their way to the masses. Over the next fifty years, soaps and detergents would go through a rigorous process of constant development, where they would expand to the likes of dishwasher soap, liquid soaps, concentrated powder, gels, refills and cold water detergents, amongst others.

We use cleaning products for reasons known to us all, yet the development of cleaning items for personal cleanliness and health have been around for a long, long time. The common used of person cleaning items came about in the Middle Ages, where cleaning products made up of variable items would be used to clean ourselves. For example, things like animal or plant fats, ashes and oils were all used in a mixture for the cleaning of human skin.

It wasn’t until the mid 1800’s when soap chemistry would be available to the masses, after it was once considered a luxury item. The chemistry of soap was studied and improved, making it a common item for all to use. Following WWII, detergents had a major popularity increase and became the weapon of choice for housewives everywhere. The importance of soap, both general and hand are blatant to all in the modern day, as the public is often reminded of the dangers being unclean offers.

Living in modern times, it’s arguable that this is the best time period to be in to enjoy the use of safe and healthy cleaning product. Naturally, research continues in the hope of bringing further improvements to the market, potentially finding new uses for cleaning products everywhere.

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