GYG Minerals Black Ice Pebble
Black Ice Pebble is now available by GYG Minerals USA. Black Ice is a black and gray smooth pool pebble that can be used in just about anything, including flooring, building material and pool plastering. Containing basalt for hardness, the smooth and round features make it easy to work with. Contact GYG Minerals for a free sample.
gygminerals.com | (410) 849-4101
Lucite SPA Announces New Colors
Lucite SPA now offers two new colors for its Metallix series: Sedona and Crimson Night. Lucite SPA offers more than 17 hues in textured granites, smooth, elegant marbles and lustrous surface effects that are designed to fit any environment. Available in a wide array of textures and colors that won’t fade over time, Lucite cast acrylic resists everyday wear and tear, stains and superficial scratches.
lucitespa.com | (800) 4-LUCITE
DuraChlor Blast It
DuraChlor now offers an EPA-registered herbicide called Blast It that stops nutgrass from growing behind vinyl pool liners and other sensitive surfaces. Simply apply 7 pounds of Blast It for every 1,000 square-foot area before installing a liner. Ideal for both inground and aboveground liners, Blast It is formulated to sterilize nutgrass seeds before they can germinate and will not crack, soften or discolor vinyl liners.
durachlorpool.com | (800) 333-0400
PDC Spas Vitality Series
Vitality series fitness spas are space-conscious, budget-friendly and available in 12- and 15-foot models with a 56-inch depth. Every fitness spa offers an exercise area and resistance current powered by three Synergy Pro jets. Standard features include a non-slip MotionMat, LED lighting, hydrotherapy seating, standing massage columns and a 35-year structural warranty.
pdcspas.com | (800) 451-1420
Jack’s Magic O-Ring Lube
Jack’s Magic O-Ring Lube is a silicone lubricant with PTFE. O-Ring Lube is chemical resistant and compatible with rubber and plastic. Odorless, non-toxic and environmentally safe, it will not harm or degrade o-rings, rubber gaskets and other seals. Available in 4-ounce jars with a brush-top applicator.
jacksmagic.com | (800) 348-1656
RicoRock Loveseat Grotto
RicoRock improved its Loveseat Grotto, a structural waterfall kit mortared together for a one- or two-day installation. Concrete backfill of the back wall creates a structurally sound plateau that can be used as a jump platform. The new 9-foot wide grotto piece allows for the installation of a bench up to 6 feet in length.
ricorock.com | (888) 717-3100
ControlOMatic PoolWarden Mobile App
ControlOMatic announces a new mobile app for its Pool Warden controllers and chlorine generators. The app provides all the functionality found on the PoolWarden desktop interface and acts as the interface for all ControlOMatic products, including the Pool Warden single- or dual-pool chemical controllers, which monitor and control pH, ORP, temperature and flow in swimming pools and spas.
controlomatic.cardtapp.com | (530) 205-4520
Southern Grouts and Mortars New Product Samples
Southern Grouts and Mortars is launching a new concept of product samples that capture the texture and color integrity of cement samples without getting wet. Available sizes include 2-½-inch-by-2-½-inch keychains, 6-inch-by-6-inch display boards, a design source book and a presentation box. The new samples are free of charge and available through distributors and sales representatives. While the samples have changed, SGM’s pool and deck finish product lines remain the same.
sgm.cc | (800) 641-9247
Pen Fabricators Clean Seam
Pen Fabricators’ Clean Seam is a technological twist on conventional, RF-vulcanized vinyl liner welding. Clean Seam eliminates the traditional raised extrusion edge — which bathers can feel with their feet — that catches and traps debris and algae. Up to 33 percent stronger than traditional welding techniques. Made in the U.S. for over 47 years.
penfab.com | (800) 359-5350
Leisure Concepts Online Ordering
Retailers can now place orders 24/7 with Leisure Concepts’ online dealer ordering system. SKUs are listed by category, making it simple to click the desired product, enter the quantity and submit the order. All orders are confirmed within 24 hours with a phone call from a Leisure Concepts representative and then shipped directly from the company’s facility.
leisureconcepts.com | (800) 469-2428
i2M Grey Mosaic
i2M offers an embossed material that gives its mosaic pattern the look and feel of inlaid mosaic tiles by raising them above the grout lines. Grey Mosaic is part of The Boss line of textured vinyl created for realistic pool liner material. Made in the U.S.
i2m.us.com | (800) 242-3909
Spec Chem Direct Phosphate 9000
Spec Chem Direct’s Phosphate 9,000 is a phosphate remover that treats extreme phosphate conditions. One quart removes 9,000 ppb of phosphates in a 10,000 gallon pool. This all-natural, safe, environmentally friendly formula is compatible with all sanitizer systems and pool surfaces.
specchem.net | (425) 443-0082
Inter-Fab Commercial Aquatics Pool Lift
The ADA-compliant SAE-LR-42-300 is a pool lift with a 42-inch anchor setback and a 300-pound weight limit. Designed for in-ground anchoring, the pool lift features 360-degree rotation, wall clearance up to 26 inches and deck to water clearance up to 15 inches. An optional solar charging station can extend the life of the battery. Available in two designer colors and comes with a five-year warranty.
icaaquatics.com | (800) 737-5386
SMARTOP Vanish uses an integrated hydraulic cover-lifter system to position the SMARTOP cover to the sides of the spa, making it “vanish” from view when open. An impermeable, rigid polymer exterior guarantees zero water absorption. The product requires 25 inches of clearance behind the spa. Comes in multiple colors and a new déco series finish. Made in the U.S.
smartopcover.com | (888) 965-6694
ControlOMatic Pool Warden T22 controller
ControlOMatic now offers a T22 version of the Pool Warden controller for compliance under California’s Title 22 law. The controller measures free chlorine residual via DPD, pH, ORP and temperature, and records daily readings for the pool log. The single pool model includes four output relays, and the dual-pool model includes eight output relays. Wi-Fi and ethernet options connect to a computer to view current status and make changes to settings.
controlomatic.com | (530) 205-4520
SeaKlear Chitosan Clarifier
SeaKlear is re-introducing Chitosan Clarifier. This naturally-based product uses chitosan derived from shellfish to clarify cloudy pool water while simultaneously improving filtration. It removes excess oils and lotions to reduce scum lines. SeaKlear Chitosan Clarifier can be used at the same time as shocking pool or hot tub water.
seaklear.com | (800) 753-1233
Fox Pool FoxGard
FoxGard provides fusion-bonded protection against corrosion. An alternative to galvanized steel, a special powder covers the panel and is fusion-bonded at 400 degrees. Protection continues over welds, corners and edges, and is resistant to chipping and cracking. Comes with a lifetime warranty against panel corrosion.
foxpool.com | (800) 723-1011
PQN SpaBEX Waterproof Audio Transducer
The SpaBEX Waterproof Audio Transducer provides 70W max of improved bass performance and clarity along the entire frequency spectrum. With a durable IP68-certified, waterproof construction, the SpaBEX is ideal for all spa, bath and sauna installations. SpaBEX is REACH compliant for European requirements. Includes a mounting plate.
spaspeaker.com | (805) 794-6475
Natural Chemistry Cleanse Weekly
Cleanse Weekly is a concentrated blend of naturally-based enzymes and phosphate removers that reduces non-living, organic contaminants such as body oils, cosmetics, suntan lotions, hair products and more to reduce scum lines and provide clear, sparkling water. Cleanse Weekly works as a continuous cartridge filter cleaner; as the name suggests, this product is designed to be added weekly into the spa water.
naturalchemistry.com | (800) 753-1233
IPSSA Intermediate-Level Water Chemistry Manual
Chemistry expert Robert Lowry, on behalf of IPSSA, has written the new “IPSSA Intermediate Training Manual 2017 Revised Edition Part 1 - Chemicals.” This revised edition has current information on algae, borates, advanced oxidation process, saturation index, advanced water treatment techniques, advances in water testing, pool startups and more. Original illustrations, tables and graphics and captioned chemical formulations accompany the text. The manual is available to IPSSA members for $24.95 and non-members for $49.95.
ipssa.com | (888) 360-9505
Cauldron Hot Tub
The Cauldron Hot Tub is a unique new hot tub concept that blends old-world charm with modern thinking. At first glance, it looks like a traditional cauldron suspended by chains over flames, but it’s actually buried two feet underground, anchored to a concrete foundation. The heater, pipes, blower and filter are located on a nearby equipment pad — the flames below the tub are decorative and do not heat the tub. Measures 6 feet wide and seats up to eight people. Ideal for customers who want a dramatic, rustic focal point for the backyard.
cauldronhottub.com | (575) 421-0128