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pink scale

Postby chigwell scool » Tue 13 Mar, 2007 09:20

Hi all, we have emptied our concreat pool and we have got a pink scale in most areas, how do we get it off. colin


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Re: pink scale

Postby chigwell school » Tue 13 Mar, 2007 10:05

chigwell scool wrote:Hi all, we have emptied our concreat pool and we have got a pink scale in most areas, how do we get it off. colin
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Postby dynamictiger » Tue 13 Mar, 2007 14:37

Pink is usually permangenate or tri-poly phosphate. I would intially try a 5:1 acid mixture and see if this removes it if it is the phosphate it probably will. Water blasting may be another option but will probably remove paint or whatever underneath.

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chigwell school

pink scale

Postby chigwell school » Wed 14 Mar, 2007 08:40

thanks for a speedy reply, do you know of any reliable stockists who can supply us with the acid, cheers colin chigwell school
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Postby dynamictiger » Wed 14 Mar, 2007 16:40

Your normal chemical supplier should have it.

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