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Filtration Solutions For Every Setting Some of the most important products that lie at the heart of any efficient water cleansing system are those which are associated with filtration. With recent innovations leading to improved performance and a reduction in water use, filters and filter media are now the first place to start looking when it comes to combining effective water management and making significant cost savings. This issue, we take a closer look at a wide range of available filtration products that are on offer for a variety of applications By Jon Wadeson


ith a wide variety of conditions that filtration products have to operate within, it should come as no surprise that there is a vast list of options to choose from for providing clear water within pool and spa settings. Whether it’s for the largest of commercial swimming pools or for a modest two-seater domestic hot tub, the importance of quality water filtration is the same for both owners and users alike. Playing a critical role within any pool and spa setup, filtration products are normally out of sight, working away behind the scenes. They can often be viewed as somewhat low tech or uninspiring products too, but make no mistake, there’s plenty of science, research and technology and that has gone into producing what can often appear to be quite straightforward and functional filtration products. Thanks to advances made in recent years, some products have become more user-friendly too, others more flexible in their use, and some are adding green credentials to their list of benefits by helping to reduce the amount of water used. A lot of these factors lead directly or sometimes indirectly to lower operating costs – so the developments are very much welcomed by owners and operators alike. With plenty of options already on the market, combined with an expanding range of products and technologies, it can often be hard to stay on top of what’s on offer, so this issue we highlight just some of the latest filtration options.

BUILT TO LAST – THE NORSUP SUPRA FILTER In 2018 Bosta UK launched their new range of pool equipment designed solely for swimming pool installers and showroom retailers. The brand is Norsup and it stands for quality, reliable equipment at competitive prices and extended warranty periods too. The range has continued to develop and Bosta UK can now offer the Norsup Supra

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Available exclusively through Bosta UK, Norsup’s Supra filter is built to last

filter – a bespoke Norsup design that has been developed specifically with the installer in mind. The oversized inspection lid has been used to allow very easy maintenance of the filter. The company has worked hard to produce a filter that offers guaranteed performance for the swimming pool retailer/installer. Bosta’s units have been tested at pressures far exceeding their competitors which is why they are able to offer an extremely high working pressure of up to 3.75 bar, meaning . installers can feel safe in the knowledge that these filters are built to last. The filters offer a ten year warranty on the tank and an incredible five year valve warranty. The company have ensured that the filter looks impressive too with a high quality gel coated finish in metallic grey which also matches their Norsup pump and heat pump to give a modern finish to any plant room. Bosta also recommend using grey PVC pipe to give a professional looking finish to any plant room design. For exceptional performance, warranty back-up service and promotion materials, the Norsup filter range is likely to be high on the list of choices for all installers and pool showroom retailers.

New Zealand company Magnum Filters has grown from its origins in 1982 and through a combination of exceptional product quality and innovative processes, has become a market leader in Australasia. The company manufactures an extensive range of spa and swimming pool filter cartridges and the products produced include their own brand of Magnum filters as well as co-branded and custom branded products for many companies around the world. Here in the UK, Wales-based Spaeuro distribute supplies for both the British and European markets. Over recent years, cartridge filtration for swimming pools has become more and more common especially in certain markets such as the USA and Australia. One of the main reasons for this has been water conservation, and as cartridges cannot be backwashed and have to be cleaned with a hose, far less water is used than in a normal backwash process. Standard Magnum Filter cartridges Produced in New Zealand, standard Magnum Filter cartridges use Reemay fabric for the filtering media, which has a nominal micron rating around 30 microns

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) December 2020  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...

SPN (Swimming Pool News) December 2020  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...