Chemtrol® Introduction 2023
Thanks for the opportunity to present Chemtrol®, and for your time.
My name is Kobby Green, I’m the MD and founder of Chemtrol® Australia, and I want to start not by telling you all about Chemtrol® and our range of products, don’t worry, I will get to that shortly.
Instead, I want to open this conversation by highlighting our approach to technology and product development, which is to listen to our customers, and help solve their problems.
These are real issues that pool managers and operators face, maybe even some of you sitting here today. The critical difference is that we use this information to continually refine and improve our product line – including our programmable controller range, dosing equipment and probes.
An example of this are the software updates which we push out to our controllers, with new features – at no cost to you!
Now, I’m going to walk you through a typical real world, problems pool managers face. Why? Because I know you have a 100 other things you need to focus on – and it’s 2023, so technology should be making your life easier, right?!
Overdosing of chlorine
So you come into your facility in the morning and your existing controller didn’t stop the feed, so your chlorine levels are way too high.
Now you need to treat the water in order to reduce the chlorine level, or even close the pool for 24 hours.
This is not going to happen with our controller. Why? Because they have a critical ‘time limit’ safeguard against overdosing. This safety feature is standard on our commercial pool controllers and it not only prevents overdosing, but it also stops your chemical pumps from running dry for long periods.
It’s only one example, but I wanted to open with something practical that you could all relate to.
I’m now going to touch on our brand, because we are relatively new to the Australian market, and it’s important for you to know we come from the largest and most competitive pool industry in the world!
Also please feel free to ask questions about anything I cover here.
Chemtrol® Who are we?
High-performance controller manufacturer, specifically designed for commercial pools, aquatic facilities and spas – with critical expertise in water chemistry and automation technology.
As you can see we even put it in our brand name!
√ Control systems manufacturer since 1976, so we have been around nearly half a century, which is around the same time I’ve been around by the way!
√ Made in California USA, which has a $1.4bn swimming pool industry (2023) – so my point here is that our products are tried and tested!
√ Over 100,000 controllers installed worldwide, and they come with a 5 year warranty, which is industry leading in our market!
Chlorine sensors, PPM control
Free available chlorine
– Primary and secondary sanitiser setpoints
– Programmable shock treatment
– Combined chlorine display with UV control
pH control with a choice of acid/co2 or base feed
– Dedicated output for both co2 & Acid
ORP monitoring for sanitizer reference and oxidizer control backup
TDS level, dump water and auto level control
Temperature monitoring and display
To start, our sensors all are covered with 2-year warranty
Total Chlorine – Free Chlorine = Combined level
Solid state PPM sensors feature superior precision and control of chlorine level, with industry leading reliability and low maintenance requirements
pH – ORP – TDS – Temperature
Made in USA, high-performance sensors designed for commercial swimming pools and spas. Normally last for 4-5 years
Remote monitoring and control
True duplex operation with identical duplicate screens
With our remote operation function any number of facilities can be controlled and monitored from your laptop, tablet or via a mobile App
Unlike others on the market, our remote monitoring management fee is being purchased for the life of the controller, there is no ongoing fees (exception to sites with a Telstra sim-card installed)
Web Access, Remote Operation
Automatic data logging | History data portal | Graphs | Excel reports
Online alerts are being sent directly to your mobile or email or both
Graphs - Indoor Pool
An example with a weekly shock treatment program
Upper graph – the relationship between Free chlorine and ORP
Middle graph – ppmF, ppmT & ppmC for chloramine monitoring
Bottom graph – pH
We also have an app that you can access via your tablet or mobile phone
You can use the app anytime, anywhere
Think that you are now in front of the controller. Given the app shows you exactly the same controller screen, any function you wish to do from the App immediately reproduced on the controller screen
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Why the total cost of ownership (TCO) matters to you?
The Chemtrol® long term value package matters, taking into account:
√ 5-year electronics warranty on the controller = peace of mind
√ 2-year warranty on all sensors and other parts = peace of mind
√ Remote operation management fee is for the life of the controller
Connect Dosing Equipment to Chemtrol®
If liquid chlorine & acid are being used at your facility, here is a perfect combination recommended for you
Chemtrol® unit with Blue-White® metering pump
Both liquid chlorine & acid share the same squeeze tube and roller
Basically, any sanitizer equipment can be connected directly to Chemtrol via 240v, voltage free or 12-24vDC. Salt chlorinators generators, Calcium Hypochlorite system, brominators, UV and more.
Advanced Pool Automation
√ Main filter pump programs
√ Makeup water – ultrasonic level control
√ Water flow-meter Input
√ Heater, temperature control
√ Filter Control, Backwash Programs
Lets review a few important differences: Chemtrol® vs. others
1. Critical Safeguard Against Overdosing: “Time limit”
Designed to automatically disable the feeders or other equipment in the event of equipment failure
A safety feature that any pool controller ‘must have’ in order to prevent overdosing, and chemical pumps from running dry for long periods
2. Dosing pumps cannot lose prime even against maximum line pressure
Cannot vapor lock nor siphoning even when pumping chemicals that off-gas, like Sodium Hypochlorite
3. Software is updated as part of our service
This is our way to help customers with new features and capabilities
4. Unique remote monitoring and control
Identical duplicate screens: from the controller to your PC, Laptop or any mobile device
Remote operation management fee is for the life of the controller