Cover cracks in the pool P17
P17 is a product designed to repair cracks when the pool is full of water. It is specially formulated to seal micro-cracks in deposits, pools, pipes... for any element made of cement and containing water inside.
This product will be efficient if a maximum of 80 liters/day of water is lost. If the product does not work, it is because the cracks are greater than 50 microns thick and therefore are not micro-cracks. In this case, other measures will have to be taken to repair the crack in the pool.
Repairing a crack in a full pool
The product to repair leaks in swimming pools P17 is a super-fluid additive that is added to the pool water in recirculation mode, without passing through the filter. This product reacts with the portland cement in the concrete to form micro-crystals that plug the micro-cracks, stopping water loss.
Technical characteristics of product P17:
- Totally harmless for bathers.
- The crystals they form are totally insoluble, they will remain indefinitely in time.
- They react with the cement of the structure to be repaired, it is a natural reaction.
- Easy to use: just add pure directly to the water.
Repairing swimming pool leaks
Preparation of the pool
Put the selector valve in recirculation mode so that the water does not pass through the filter.
Addition of the product P17
1. Add 1 liter of product P17 for every 60 m³ of water.
|Example of consumption according to pool dimensions|
|Length x Width x Depth||m³ of water||P17|
|8 x 4 x 1,5||48||0,8 liter|
|10 x 5 x 1,2 ||60||1 liter|
|25 x 12,5 x 1,8 ||562||9 liters|
NOTE: If the crack is suspected to be in a pipe, add the product directly to the skimmers, otherwise add it directly to the pool water.
2. Keep the filtration system in recirculation for a maximum of 48-72 hours.
IMPORTANT: During this process, bathers should not use the pool.
Finishing the process
After 72 hours put the selector valve in filtration position and regulate the pH of the water since, it can be a little more alkaline at the end of the treatment with the crack sealer.
If it has not been possible to repair the crack in the pool, it means that it was not a micro-crack and therefore it was a crack greater than 50 microns thick. In these cases measures will have to be used.
Repair drinking water deposits
Water where P17 has been added to repair leaks is NOT potable water and should be discarded. Once the tank has been emptied, clean the concrete with soap and water, rinse it with plenty of water and refill the tank with new water.
Technical data product P17
|Type||Cement-reactive sealing liquid|
|Density||approx. 37º Bé (+ 20ºC)|
|Viscosity||approx. 90 cP (+ 20ºC)|
|Application temperature||+5ºC a +35ºC|
|Acts between ||48 - 72 hours maximum|
|Storage in covered, dry and ventilated places||36 month|
|Supplied in ||1 liter bottles|