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Overflow - Pool Guide & Filtration Instructions

OVERFLOW POOL/ VANISHING EDGE

  Multiport Sump Balance Tank Vacpoint Inlets Waste Duration
Normal Filtration Filtration Closed Open Closed Open Closed 6-8 hrs Summer / 2-4 hrs Winter
Vacuuming Pool Filtration Closed Partially Open Open Open Closed  
Backwash Backwash Open Open Closed Closed Open Approx. 1 min
Rinse Rinse Open Open Closed Closed Open Approx 30 sec
To empty Pool Waste Open Closed Closed Closed Open Until Pool is emptied - Do not run pump dry
To empty Balance Tank  Waste Closed Open Closed Closed Open Until Balance Tank is emptied - Do not run pump dry
Internal Circulation Filtration Open Closed Closed Open Closed When pool is filtered internally

 

FILTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

Normal Filtration

Ball Valves:                                    Sump                   Closed

                                                          Balance tank      Open                       

                                                          Inlets                    Open

 

Multiport on filtration mode.

 

Back Wash

Performed when pressure gauge rises by .5Kg/cm or 7Psi above marked pressure. Switch off pump-turn multiport to backwash mode. Open waste ball valve Start pump and wait until sight glass in multiport clears. (Apr.after 1 minute).Switch off pump and turn multiport to filtration mode to re-start. Close waste ball valve.

Use same procedure but with multiport in rinse mode after every 2 backwashes for approx. 30  seconds to rinse filter.

 

Pool Vacuuming

Submerge vacuum cleaner in pool close to vac point. Prime vacuum hose and fit into vac point. Partially close balance tank  ball valve and open vac point ball valve.

Vacuum pool slowly.

When cleaning is complete, switch off pump, open balance tank ball valve, dismantle vacuum and re-start pump.

 

Cleaning Pump Strainer

Switch off pump-multiport on closed mode, close all ball valves, open pump lid, empty and replace strainer, close lid firmly and open ball valves. Resume filtration.

 

Chlorinator

Switch off pump and close ball valves, close dosing gauge 2 minutes prior to opening, open cover by pressing tab and turning anti-clockwise, refill chlorinator with required tablet amount, close lid and return to filtration mode.

 

VIP

Always turn off pumps when changing from one mode to another on multiport and when opening or closing ball valves.

 

Automatic Cleaner

Balance tank ball valve partially open

Vac point open

Multiport valve on filtration mode

 

CHEMICALS

Chlorine level should be kept between 1 - 1.5 ppm without a pool ionizer system and 0.5 ppm with such a system installed.

PH level must be kept between 7.2 - 7.6. PH Minus or Acid is required if ph value is above 7.6 and PH plus or soda ash / alkali granules must be added if value is below 7.2.

Clear tabs / clarifiers can be added to remove very small particles suspended in pool water.

Shock dose with chlorine granules once monthly.

NEVER DOSE CHEMICALS DIRECTLY INTO POOL . ALWAYS FILL BUCKET  WITH  WATER , ADD CHEMICAL AND DISSOLVE BEFORE DOSING POOL.

NEVER MIX CHEMICALS TOGETHER. DOSE ONE AT A TIME.