Now a high-tech electronics developer in America has optimized the use of electronic AM radio signals applied to hard water that completely prevents
By wrapping thick copper bands around the pipe and sending variable frequency radio signals through the bands, mineral scale cannot form low density
crystalline structures that stick to surfaces creating scale. The radio signals make the minerals form high density silt-like crystals that cannot
stick to anything, including other scale particles.
Whenever water evaporates, only the H2O is removed, leaving all of the minerals and chemicals behind. These minerals, if untreated, form hard white
or yellow crystals that fiercely adhere to most surfaces as ugly scale deposits on cooling towers, faucets, showers, swimming pools, and appliances.
The removal requires chemicals or chipping it off mechanically.
Most scale is Calcium Carbonate which is insoluble in water over 150 parts per million. It can be removed with mild acids such as vinegar. The other
main contributor to hard wager scale is Silica, which comes from ground water in granite soils. Silica is very hard and only the harshest acids
can remove it, acids that etch glass. Silica is the primary component of glass.
Salt water softeners are the primary scale reducing technique. They work by using salt to exchange Sodium for Calcium. The Calcium Chloride formed
is flushed down the drain increasing water consumption and making it more difficult to treat waste water. The Sodium in the softened water is harmful
to people so it is typically only used on hot water systems. In pools, spas, and showers, the unsoftened cold water mixes with hot water so the
mix continues to produce scale. Also, salt water softeners have no effect on Silica scale.
ScalePro is the name of the optimized, American-made, electronic water softening system. ScalePro uses a series of signal bands, each emitting a different
variable AM radio frequency depending on the size of the pipe. ScalePro has units for all pipe sizes up to 20 inch. Each unit requires only 6 watts
ScalePro makes the minerals in the water form a fine silt that will not stick to itself or to surfaces so that the deposits that form, rinse or wipe
off without any chemicals. In water heaters, the silt can be flushed out the drain fitting any time. Because the deposit density is so much higher,
what normally takes a year to form, takes 4 years with ScalePro.
The great news is ScalePro prevents scale formation for both Calcium Carbonate and Silica. The ScalePro treatment process also allows treated minerals
in the water stream to transfer their crystal characteristics to existing scale in the system, slowly breaking existing scale down to silt particles.
Water heaters, dishwashers, washing machines, fixtures, cooling towers, spas, swim pools, and piping systems eventually clear of scale and work
efficiently again. Depending on the amount of scale in the system and the flow rate, it could take several months. Once the scale is gone, efficiency
returns to new condition and substantial energy is saved as well as reduced water / sewer costs. Plus there is no need to purchase salt and descaling
chemicals and the labor to descale is eliminated.
Users find the ugly gray scale on red brick buildings from sprinkler systems goes away after one season as does the gray scale on trees in parks. Sprinkler
heads that refuse to pop back down stop sticking up and nozzles that reduce flow, clear out. Appliances look new again, water heaters reheat much
more quickly so that the 4th person to shower still gets hot water. Bath towels don’t stiffen up after a few days. Clothes are softer and don’t
wear out as fast because of scale deposits on the fibers. Caulking around sinks lose the black spots that are actually bacteria growing in the
porous scale deposits on the caulking.
Swimming pools and spas lose the white cloudy film above the water line. Shower heads and faucets increase the flow rate for both hot and cold, and
nozzles stay aimed where they should be. Glassware spots do not form and silverware is not dull. Car wash facilities do not leave spots after drying.
Soap and shampoo use is higher than soft water systems, but less than untreated water, yet soap and shampoo rinses easily, far better than the
slick film with salt soft water.
Chillers, boilers, and cooling towers stay scale free with no descaling chemicals. Blow downs are still required, but require less down time and use
less water. The scale formed is fine silt that is flushed to drain with a squeegee and water.
For small facilities, the cost of ScalePro is about the same as the cost of a water heater that usually are replaced every 10 years. The benefits are
far more than just the replacement of a water heater. In larger facilities that have salt water softeners, The cost of scale removal by the janitorial
staff usually pays the cost of the ScalePro unit in a few years and the benefits are far more than the reduction in janitorial staff. Cooling tower
operators usually save the cost of ScalePro in under a year in chemical purchases alone. The savings in water and labor are a bonus.
ScalePro has many other applications in mining and marine industries. ScalePro eliminates scale formation in exposed sea water heat exchangers in marine
vessels and offshore platforms. Cooling molten metals in mining operations is done with recirculated water where there is lots of instant evaporation.
This causes tanks, pumps, pipes, and nozzles to scale up quickly. ScalePro prevents the crystalline scale formation that sticks to these surfaces.