Raypak (Oxnard, CA) manufactures the Professional X94 high-efficiency gas heater, which features an input rate of 399,000 Btus, a stainless steel ASME heat exchanger, sealed combustion, a direct vent and digital controls. Designed for commercial use, the units have a unique cabinet shape that allows for close nesting in multi-unit installations. For details, click here.
Waterway Plastics (Oxnard, CA) has published its pool/spa product catalog for 2015. The 336-page compendium includes photographs, line drawings and specifications for the company’s full line of hydraulic components – from pumps, filters and air systems to valves, fittings, jets and unions. There’s also warranty and replacement-part information. For details, click here.
Speck Pumps (Jacksonville, FL) has introduced its Model 95, a plastic pump designed for commercial pools and waterfeatures, particularly where high-rate sand filtration systems are in use. Made with a one-piece plastic housing with a built-in strainer basket and an easy on/off lid, the units are quiet, efficient and salt-system compatible (up to 5,000 ppm). For details, click here.
Custom Molded Products (Newman, GA) is distributing the JetArray Inline Therapy Jet by Sultan Products. Designed for us in inground concrete pools and spas, the units have no moving parts, can be attached in series and can handle flows of 55 gpm (but can work effectively at 18 gpm) in providing either hydrotherapy action or a swim current. For details, click here.
Zodiac Pool Systems (Vista, CA) has introduced the Jandy Pro Series JE Series line of heat pumps. Designed to deliver maximum energy efficiency and reliability, the efficient units come in four models from 72,000 to 137.000 Btus and feature titanium heat exchangers, dual thermostats (for pool or spa), self-diagnostics and Aqualink compatibility. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) has added the AquaVac 500 to its line of cleaners for inground residential pools. The new, low-profile robotic unit features microprocessor-directed wall climbing and scrubbing; two cleaning modes; an out-of-water/beach-entry sensor; a 60-foot swiveling cord; and a power supply with an integrated timer. For details, click here.
LifeGuard Lift (Eaton Rapids, MI) has introduced a line of pool lifts designed for residential applications. Available in powered-lift models with either manual or powered seat rotation, the units can be mounted with a deck plate or in a sleeve anchor and come with either a sling or a hard seat. All models are able to handle weights up to 350 pounds. For details, click here.
Polaris, a division of Zodiac Pool Systems (Vista, CA) has added the 9550 Sport model to its line of robotic pool cleaners. Designed to climb steps and walls and clean the tile line with a solid-blade scrubbing brush, the unit features a seven-day programmable timer for custom cleaning cycles and a remote that can direct the cleaner through a pool. For details, click here.
Speck Pumps (Jacksonville, FL) manufactures the BaduJet Imperial SwimJet System to provide a current to swim against in pools too small for effective lap swimming. Controls for the jet system are built into the housing, including a knob to adjust the water flow and a regulator to control the amount of air included in the water stream. For details, click here.
ClearWater Tech (San Luis Obispo, CA) has released “The Ultimate Swimming Experience,” a 28-page, full-color digital guide to user options in water treatment. Covering both residential and commercial pools, the information examines factors that need to be considered before purchasing decisions are made for any specific application. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) offers ColorLogic color LED accent lighting for watershape applications. Easy to install in as little as four inches of water and safe for wall or floor placement, the units are ideal for use on steps or thermal shelves, with bubblers and in spa dam walls or fountains and can be networked for color coordination. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has added stainless steel scuppers to its product line. Designed to put a crisp, finishing touch on formal waterfeatures, the scuppers are made of 304 stainless steel and are available in 12-, 24- and 36-inch widths. Each model also features a five-inch lip extension and a fully welded enclosure. For details, click here.
Zodiac Pool Systems (Vista, CA) has acquired the assets of Next Step Products and its Savi line of pool and spa lights. This includes the Melody series of nicheless underwater, full-color LED lights: They require no grounding or bonding and can be installed to within four inches of the water’s surface, making them ideal for steps, sun shelves and beach entries. For details, click here.