Many marine vessels use desalinated water to provide potable water for drinking water, showers and general cleaning. Desalinated water is pure water stripped of salts and minerals and is generally highly corrosive causing:
- Corroded pipes
- Discoloured water
- Poor tasting water
- Blocked shower heads
- Stained surfaces after water contact
- H & S Issues
Reverse Osmosis treated water is aggressive to metallic pipe or to substances that can ionize and dissolve in water—not because of low pH (acidity), but because it is highly pure and has few dissolved substances in it.
The cost of replacing internal pipe work aboard a barge or drilling rig is a very expensive and difficult exercise particularly on long voyages.
As a corrosion inhibitor Acquasolve fortifies pure water by boosting the level of alkaline dissolved mineral salts. This mimics natural spring water where corrosiveness is reduced by the presence of such salts. It also provides a coating to the inside of the pipe work for systems that are experiencing obvious rust contamination. This results in water that is safe to drink but is now not corrosive to the metals on your vessel.
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