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solar heating corrosion?

Postby neil8457 » Fri 14 Nov, 2008 08:37

The matting/piping on the roof appears to be breaking down and pumping fine black dust? particules in to my pool .
Is there any way to stop the breaking down of the piping. :?:

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Solar heating corrosion?

Postby pooldude » Sat 28 Feb, 2009 12:41


Have you contacted the manufacturer or distributor? This does not sound normal.

Solar heating corrosion?

Postby Jami » Wed 11 Mar, 2009 11:32

Unfortunately, the rubber "matte" do not have long life the strength to with stand the chlorinated water or the outside elements as well as a polypropylene product. They will continue to deteriorate with age. We recommend the Heliocol product for the reason.

Please call/email anytime with questions.

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Postby chem geek » Wed 11 Mar, 2009 20:56

Some manufacturers of solar panels use plastic materials specifically designed to resist breakdown from chlorine. Fafco is the manufacturer of solar panels I have and I'm sure there are others that are also very good including Heliocol. You can see the relative efficiency of different brands here.


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