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  • Fix-It Friday: PurAqua ISO Certification

    We're back with another edition of Fix-It-Friday. This week, we've fixed something that wasn't even broken: our quality control process. View the video below to get an idea of what goes on behind the scenes to make the chlorinators at your site as reliable as possible.

  • Fix-It Friday: PurAqua Products Maintenance Kits

    TGIF! PurAqua Products have new items added to the website. You can now purchase Maintenance and Advanced Maintenance Kits for your Accu-Tab® Chlorination System. The kits include a variety of Accu-Tab® Chlorination System components. Click here to find the maintenance kit that fits your Accu-Tab Chlorinator.

    Accu-Tab® Maintenance Kits

    Once you order your maintenance kit, be sure to check out our Youtube channel for step by step videos.

  • Fix-It Friday: How to Clean a Miller Valve in an Accu-Tab Chlorination Unit

    We hope everyone has enjoyed their week. In today's video you will learn how to properly clean the Miller valve to ensure effective operation.

    How to Clean a Miller Valve

    Materials:

    • A strap wrench
    • Channel lock pliers
    • Muriatic Acid
    • A scrub pad
    • Chemical resistant rubber glue

    Step-by-Step Instructions

    Step 1:  Shut down and isolate the system for maintenance.

    Step 2: Loosen the unions on the flowmeter and remove the flowmeter from the chlorinator body.

    Step 3: Spin the top 90 degree elbow off of the miller valve threads.

    Step 4: Remove the top half of the chlorinator and spin the miller valve counter-clockwise to remove it.

    Step 5: Remove the cotter pin and float arm from the miller valve.

    Step 6: In a bucket or pail, mix a solution of acidic water by combining four parts water and one part acid. Always pour acid into water; never pour the water into acid.

    Step 7: Remove the plunger from the valve and put the valve and its components into the acid solution.

    Step 8: Wearing rubber gloves, remove the valve and components from the solution and scrub as necessary with the scrub pad. Be sure to gently scrub the bore where the plunger goes.

    Step 9: rinse the valve with fresh water and check the bore for roughness or damage with your finger.

    Step 10: Reassemble in reverse the making sure to wrap threaded parts with Teflon tape to avoid leaks.

  • Fix-It Friday: How to Change a Webtrol Pump Seal on an Accu-Tab Chlorination System

    Summer is still in full force and maybe you're noticing that your Accu-Tab Chlorination system isn't working to its full potential. It's ok, PurAqua Products has you covered. In this Fix-It Friday video you will learn how to change a Webtrol pump seal.

    How to Change a Webtrol Pump Seal

    Materials:

    • a webtrol specific pump seal
    • 2 of 9/16” wrenches
    • A standard flat-head screwdriver
    • A small precision screwdriver
    • Channel lock pliers may be necessary

     

    Step-by-Step Instructions

    Step 1: drain or pump out the chlorinator

    Step 2: Turn off power to the unit

    Step 3: Loosen the unions necessary to remove the pump’s front cover.

    Using the 9/16” wrenches, remove the four pump head bolts

    Step 5: Remove the pump head front cover carefully.

    Step 6: Pop out the plug on the rear of the motor to access the shaft. Insert the flat-head screwdriver into the shaft slot

    Step 7: Hold the shaft and remove the impeller by hand by turning  counter clockwise.

    Step 8: Remove the seal spring assembly by holding the shaft at the rear with a screwdriver and twisting the spring assembly by hand.

    Step 9: You will need to pry out the old half of the ceramic seal with the precision screwdriver.

    Step 10: Clean the shaft and seal location

    Step 11: install a new seal by reversing the steps for removal. Be careful not to overtighten the four pump head bolts during reassembly.

    Step 12: Install the rear plug and test the unit for leaks.

  • Fix-It-Friday: How to Install a Rusco Filter on the Accu-Tab Chlorination System

    Happy July 1st! In this week's video, you will learn how to install a Rusco Filter on your Accu-Tab Chlorination System.

    How to Install a Rusco Filter

    Materials:

    • PVC cutter or a pvc saw
    • Pvc glue and primer
    • Any necessary fittings to install
    • Pipe danglers may be necessary depending on the unit setup.

    Step-by-Step Instructions

    Step 1: Shut down the system. Close the inlet and outlet valves to isolate the system.
    Step 2: Allow room for removing the cartridge housing for cleaning.
    Step 3: Cut the pipe at installation point and install using fittings as necessary.
    Step 4: Locate the flow arrow and install pointing towards the chlorinator
    Step 5: Secure the filter and piping as necessary
    Step 6: Open valves and test the unit for leaks.

  • Fix-It-Friday: How to Check the Solenoid Valve

    Happy Friday everyone!  In today's video, learn how to easily and successfully check the solenoid valve on your Accu-Tab® Chlorinator.  Keeping your solenoid valve free of debris is essential to the life of your chlorinator, so be sure to check the valve regularly.

    How to Check the Solenoid Valve

    Materials:

    • Pliers
    • For ¾” solenoid valves you will need a Phillips screwdriver
    • For 1” or 1 ½” solenoid valves you will need a ½” wrench

    Step-by-Step Instructions

    Step 1: Turn off or disconnect power to the chlorination unit

    Step 2: Shut off the isolation valves to the unit or stop pool filtration

    Step 3: Remove the retaining nut from the top of the coil.

    Step 4: Pull the coil off of the solenoid valve

    Step 5: Take the necessary tool and remove the solenoid valve screws or bolts

    Step 6: Lift off the top half of the solenoid body. Be careful to keep track of loose parts within the solenoid valve

    Step 7: Inspect the inside of the valve body for debris that may cause malfunction or blockage

    Step 8: Remove any debris and check the seat area. If necessary, seat can be cleaned with scotch brite pad.

    Step 9: Remove and inspect the valve diaphragm for wear or damage. Replace the diaphragm if necessary.

    Step 10: Check the top half stem bore and diaphragm piston for rust, debris, and damage.

    Step 11: Once cleaned and inspected, reassemble the solenoid valve in reverse order.

    Step 12: Open the isolation valves and restore power.

    Step 13: Test the unit for operation.

  • Fix-It-Friday: How to Replace Metal Lid Latches

    Happy Friday everyone!  In today's video, learn how to replace the old metal lid latches on your Accu-Tab® chlorinator with new plastic lid latches that won't rust.  It's a few simple steps that are guaranteed to improve the life of your chlorinator!  Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

    How to Replace Metal Lid Latches

    Materials:

    • A 5/32” Drill Bit
    • A 10-32 Tap
    • 2 10-32x1” Pan Phil Screws
    • A drill
    • A Phillips screw driver
    • Two lexan lid clips
    • A new lid

    Step-by-Step Instructions

    Step 1: Drill out the center of the old latch rivets

    Step 2: Remove the old metal latches

    Step 3: Set the new lid onto the chlorinator.

    Step 4: Orient the latching area of the lid to the location of the old latches

    Step 5: Position the drill a ¼” from the existing holes and drill new holes with the 5/32” drill bit

    Step 6: Tap the new holes using the 10-32 tap

    Step 7: Attach new latch with 10-32x1” screws

    Step 8: Repeat this process on the opposite side

    Step 9: Fill the holes from the metal lid latches with silicone

  • Fix-It-Friday: How to Position a Kerick™ Float Ball and Arm

    Happy Friday everyone!  In this short video, learn how to properly position the Kerick™ float ball and arm on your Accu-Tab® chlorinator.  The position of your float ball and arm is critical to maintaining the ideal water level inside your chlorinator unit.

    How to Position a Kerick™ Float Ball and Arm

    Materials:

    • Chlorinator with a Kerick™ float ball valve installed.

    Step-by-Step Instructions

    1. Remove the top half of the chlorinator
    2. Locate the wing nut on the float arm lever
    3. Tighten or loosen the wing nut to reposition the float ball.  If the float ball is positioned too high, the unit may overflow; if the float ball is too low the unit could pump dry.
  • Fix-It Friday: How to Change to a WEG Pump Contactor

    Happy Friday! In today's video, Steve will demonstrate how to change out a US Breaker Pump Contactor for a WEG Pump Contactor in your Accu-Tab® chlorinator's electrical box.  Feel free to contact us with any questions.

    How to Change to a WEG Pump Contactor

     Materials:

    Standard Screwdriver
    Phillips Screwdriver

    Step By Step Instructions

    Step 1: Shut off power to your chlorinator

    Step 2: Leaving the wires connected temporarily, place the standard screwdriver beneath the US Breaker contactor in the white release tab.

    Step 3: Twist the screwdriver to release the contactor from the din rail, push it to the side.

    Step 4: Snap the WEG contactor onto the din rail.

    Step 5: Remove the wires one at a time and place them on the new contactor in the same labeled terminals. The coil terminals on the WEG contactor are on the right side labeled A1+ and A2-. The supply wire is labeled 1L1. The terminal 5 wire goes to 2T1.

    Step 6: Turn on the power to the unit and test the unit’s function.

  • Fix It Friday: How to Clean an Accu-Tab® Feeder

    TGIF! In todays video Steve will show the proper way to clean an Accu-Tab® feeder. Please contact us with any questions.

    How to Clean an Accu-Tab® Feeder

    Materials:

    Muriatic Acid
    Eye Goggles
    Rubber Gloves
    Scrub Brush
    Rubber Apron
    Clean Pail

    Step By Step Instructions

    Step 1: Shut off the supply water to the chlorinator and pump out the remaining water from the lower tank

    Step 2: Shut the discharge valve and put on the eye goggles, gloves, and apron.

    Step 3: Remove the chlorinator lid and any Cal-Hypo tablets that remain and place them in a clean, dry pail.

    Step 4: Remove the chlorinator top from the lower half and rinse the chlorinator in a safe location.

    Step 5: Pour muriatic acid over the sieve plate and onto the walls of the top half of the chlorinator as is needed to clean the inside; scrubbing may be necessary. Once the top half of the chlorinator is clean, thoroughly rinse the chlorinator with fresh water

    Step 6:  Add two to three inches of fresh water to the lower tank and add muriatic acid for cleaning. Scrub the bottom and walls if necessary. At this time, you can clean the impeller by turning on the pump; the water will flow through the prime line.

    Step 7: Add fresh water when clean to dilute the acid.

    Step 8: Reassemble the chlorinator, open the valves, and test the unit for operational function.

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