SPN (Swimming Pool News) August 2021

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STAINLESS STEEL SOLUTIONS AstralPool has added to its range with the launch of three solutions for enhancing a pool’s finish with stainless steel

FOR CERTIKIN, IT’S ALL IN THE DETAIL In addition to the innovatively designed range of Flolux fittings which are an ideal companion to the new PU2 Mini LED Light (which is featured in the lighting feature of this issue), Certikin urges customers not to ‘throw the baby out with the bath water’, as many pools and spas can be made to look as good as new using Certikin’s replacement fittings. For a quick and simple way to give a pool a refreshing

make-over, then look no further than Certikin’s stainless steel transformation kits for concrete pools. Designed to transform standard Certikin plastic fittings into luxurious polished stainless steel fittings, they are suitable for both new build and retrofit. Available in a square (ideal for a contemporary modern look) or classic round design, the range includes skimmer, cover plates, inlets and vac points. When it comes to making an entrance (or exit) Certikin also have a range of quality ladders for both domestic and

Certikin stainless steel fittings are ideal for an up to the minute look in both new builds and retrofits


commercial pools. Certikin 1.7”/43mm ladders are supplied with stainless steel anti-slip treads as standard, as well as the new Certikin 1.7”/43mm pinch anchor. The pinch anchor design is based on the popular 1.5”/38mm model for a secure, sturdy installation on all types of pool surround. All 1.7”/43mm ladders are now manufactured in 316 grade stainless steel as standard and are suitable for concrete and liner pools.

ASTRALPOOL ADDS TO ITS STAINLESS STEEL PRODUCTS RANGE AstralPool has added to its range of embedded materials in high quality AISI 316-L stainless steel, ideal for the construction, refurbishment or upgrade of swimming pools. This material has many advantages. Not only does it deliver elegance to a pool’s overall finish, but its durability and resistance make it the perfect ally against high and low temperatures, as it does not warp. What’s more, it does not age due to


Hot Tubs come in many shapes and sizes, however unlike with SpaFlo’s unique creations, not all can be completely tailored to the needs of each client. So when the Liverpool-based firm

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were approached by a discerning customer who was looking for something completely different, they were able to assist with a bespoke. Solution. The wow factor was essential, at least one massage cannon was required and a fully automatic cover was on the wish list too. The project underwent several modifications until a technical design was finalised with the client. SpaFlo manufactured this amazing stainless steel hot tub from 316L grade stainless steel utilising the world’s top manufacturers of jets, controls and equipment. The three pump, 28 massage jet hot tub incorporates a Roldeck automatic solar gain slatted cover and a swan neck massage cannon, all controlled via modern touchscreens and remotely via Wi-Fi. Additional structural consideration was given to the niche required for the main contractor to install a glass balustrade onto the hot tub all down one side. All external welds were carefully polished out and the hot tub was plumbed, wet tested and insulated in house. It was manufactured ahead of schedule so it could be craned onto its 9th floor penthouse balcony with other items being installed during the refurbishment of the circa £15m central London apartment.

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