Is there a difference between ‘salt chlorinator’ chlorine and ‘normal’ chlorine

A salt chlorinator makes chlorine the same way a chlorine factory does. The difference is that it is manufactured in your pool. Liquid chlorine is approximately 12.5% pure, whereas PURACHLOR chlorine is 100% pure.

What type of salt should I use?

High purity salt such as natural salts  are essential, it is important that the salt does not contain additives. Any common salt (like table salt) usually has an additive that may have staining properties.

Will I ever need to add standard pool chlorine again

From time to time it may become necessary to add some chlorine to the pool. This may be due to heavy rain or if the chlorine level needs to be shocked back up.

Does the salt damage pool equipment?

No. Low levels of salt have relatively insignificant corrosive effects on pool fittings and equipment

How much salt will I need?

1 kg of salt in 1,000 litres of water raises the salt level by 1,000ppm. Therefore, 420 kg of salt will raise a 70,000 litres pool from 0 ppm to 6,000 ppm.

Is it like swimming in the ocean?

No, the ocean has from 35,000ppm up to 50,000ppm of salt in the water, while a saltwater pool has only about 3000 parts per million salt. At 3000 ppm, you generally cannot even taste the salt. Any water under 6000 ppm is still considered fresh water. Your eye contains about 9000 ppm salt.

Is the pool water still blue?

Yes, since the salt water system creates chlorine, the water is still blue and also very clear. A salt system gives your pool the best water quality you have ever seen.

Can I install it with my existing pool equipment?

Yes, since the water is still considered fresh water, it is compatible with all standard pool equipment (pumps filters, heaters, poolsweeps, etc.) If you have a stainless steel filter, check with the manufacturer.

Does this soften the pool water?

Yes, since the water is still considered fresh water, it is compatible with all standard pool equipment (pumps filters, heaters, poolsweeps, etc.) If you have a stainless steel filter, check with the manufacturer.

Is it corrosive

It is mildly corrosive, but as all chlorine is made from salt, conventionally chlorinated water is corrosive too. Whereas saline water has no harmful effects at all, impurities in chemical chlorine can damage pool surfaces. Our filters and pumps are not affected by mildly saline water, and carry warranties to that effect.

How Does Salt Chlorination Work

Mass chlorine production in huge chlorine factories uses exactly the same basic technique as is used by a chlorinator. This technique involves the passage of electric current through salty water to produce chlorine.
Salt systems have three main components.
The first component is plain old salt. You have to have a minimum level of about 3000 ppm of salt in the pool water. Salt makes the water conductive so that the electricity can pass between the plates in the cell. If the salt level goes too low, the chlorine production simply stops. Salt is also the raw material from which the chlorine is produced.
The control unit is a device that sends power to the salt cell. The unit controls how much chlorine is produced by regulating how long the power is applied to the cell.
The salt cell is a series of plates with opposite charges in a cell. As the water passes between the plates, electrolysis takes place, releasing the chlorine in the salt. (NaCl – NaOCl – NaCl). No salt is lost in this process.

What are the 84 minerals in PURASALTS

Iodine – Essential for healthy thyroid function due to the role it plays in the production of thyroid hormones. In this role, it is helps regulate metabolism and energy production in the body, as well as cellular oxidation. Since thyroid hormones plays a role in all body functions, iodine is of vital importance to overall health.

Calcium – It is vital for building strong bones and teeth

Hydrogen – Essential to the production of the body’s principal energy source, adenosine triphosphate (ATP). This element is the source of protons necessary for ATP production.

Phosphorus – It is found in every cell of the body, but mainly in the bones and teeth. Phosphorus also helps form DNA and RNA, catalyzes B-complex vitamins, and is involved in cellular communication and numerous enzymatic reactions. It also helps produce energy and increase endurance.

Nitrogen – Plays an important role in digestion of food and growth

Oxygen – Oxygen breaks down sugars into carbon dioxide and water. Highly metabolically active tissues such as the brain, kidney, and heart, require large amounts of chemical energy to maintain normal function. Oxygen and glucose are the sources.

Carbon – The carbon atom is perfect to build big biological molecules. The carbon atom can be thought of as a basic building block.

Sodium – Helps maintain the body’s fluid balance in and out the cells. In so doing it regulates the body’s acid-base balance. It also helps transport carbon dioxide, and plays a role in muscle contraction and nerve transmission. In addition, sodium is involved in the production of hydrochloric acid, and helps transport amino acids into the bloodstream to all the cells of the body

Fluoride – Essential for healthy bone and tooth formation as it helps the body retain calcium.

Chromium – An essential component of glucose tolerance factor (GTF), which enhances insulin function, making it essential for proper carbohydrate metabolism and regulating blood sugar levels. By improving how glucose is transported into the cells, chromium and GTF are also important for energy production. Research suggests that chromium may also be useful for regulating body cholesterol levels.

Cadmium – It is thought to be involved with metabolic activities.

Palladium – serves primarily as a transport mechanism to significantly improve the uptake of lipoic acid, while also having an effect on the electrical potential of the cell.

Aluminum – It is now thought to be involved in the action of a small number of enzymes.

Nickel – Some scientists believe that nickel affects hormones, cell membranes, and chemicals called enzymes.

Silicon – Used with calcium to grow and maintain strong bones. It is also important to the formation of connective tissues such as ligaments and tendons. Silicon is also important for the growth of hair, skin, and fingernails.

Vanadium – Involved with helping the body convert some foods into energy. This element is also thought to help bones and teeth form properly.

Lanthanum – A natural mineral that works by holding on phosphate from the diet so that it can pass out of your body.

Gallium – Inhibits the body’s production of a major chemical messenger called interleukin-6 beta that promotes inflammation.

Rubidium – The human body tends to treat Rb+ ions as if they were potassium ions, and therefore concentrates rubidium in the body’s electrolytic fluid.

Indium – May enhance the absorption of all other minerals in a healthful matter. It may also help the healthy mineralization of organs.

Cobalt – As well as being a component of cobalamin (vitamin B12), it plays an essential role in the production of red blood cells, and is involved in a number of enzymatic reactions.

Copper – It aids in the manufacture of collagen and hemoglobin, and, along with iron, is necessary for the synthesis of oxygen in red blood cells. It also acts as an antioxidant, increases iron absorption, and serves as a catalyst for a variety of enzymatic reactions.

Iron – Its primary function is the manufacture of hemoglobin, which is integral to the transport of oxygen throughout the body. Iron is also essential for healthy immune function and energy production.

Manganese – Essential for proper brain function and the overall health of the nervous system. It also helps metabolize proteins and carbohydrates, and is required for cholesterol and fatty acid synthesis, as well as collagen formation.

Molybdenum – Necessary for the body’s proper utilization of iron, and aids in metabolizing carbohydrates. It also helps the body detoxify potentially toxic sulfites commonly used to preserve food. Molybdenum is an essential trace element with low potential for toxicity.

Selenium – An important antioxidant capable of performing many of the same antioxidant functions as vitamin E, including protecting cellular membranes from free radical damage, and minimizing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Selenium also aids liver function, assists in the manufacture of proteins, helps neutralize heavy metals and other toxic substances, and acts as an anti-carcinogen.

Sulphur – A necessary nutrient for collagen formation, and is involved in the synthesis of protein. Sulfur helps maintain the health of hair, skin, and nails. It also plays a role in a number of enzymatic reactions, and contributes to the process of cellular respiration.

Zinc – Necessary for the proper function of over 200 enzymatic reactions in the body. It also acts as a potent antioxidant and detoxifier, and is essential for growth and development, healthy body tissues, regulation of insulin, and proper immune function. As well, zinc plays a vital role in cellular membrane structure and function, and helps maintain adequate levels of vitamin A in the body.

Magnesium – acts as a muscle relaxant in the body, and is involved in hundreds of enzymatic reactions. Magnesium is an important nutrient for the heart, especially in preventing spasms of the coronary arteries, which can cause heart attacks. It is also needed for energy production, the maintenance and repair of cells, healthy cell division, proper nerve transmission, hormone regulation, and the metabolism of proteins and nucleic acids.

Chloride – An essential part of hydrochloric acid (HCl), a vital stomach digestive acid, and also plays a role in regulating the body’s acid-balance. It is also useful in helping the liver eliminate toxins, and for transporting carbon dioxide to the lungs for excretion.

Lithium – Enhances moods and alters the electrolyte balance in the brain.

Beryllium – Supplies both the body’s need for oxygenation and for vital trace nutrients to feed the cells.

Boron – Influences calcium and magnesium metabolism. Boron is thought to be useful to increase muscle mass, increase muscle strength, maintain bone density, improve calcium absorption, and decrease body fat.

Copper – Helps your body utilize iron, reduces tissue damage, and is important in helping the body form strong connective tissues

Chromium – Enhances the effects of insulin, a hormone necessary for metabolism and storage of protein and carbohydrates.

Zinc – is important for normal growth, sexual development, strong immunity, and wound healing.

Germanium – Attaches itself to oxygen molecules making our bodies more effective at getting oxygen to the tissues in our body. The increased supply of oxygen in our bodies helps to improve our immune system. It also helps the body excrete harmful toxins.

Trace Minerals: Working Together For Optimum Health

The ions of the trace minerals function by maintaining the body system at a cellular level. They promote balanced electrolytes, maintain your body in homeostasis, maintain fluids, and replenish your supply of electrolytes when you perspire excessively. As well, these trace minerals perform a number of other important functions: help regulate body water content, absorption of food particles through the intestinal tract, assisting in the generation of hydroelectric energy in cells in your body, promoting vascular health, regulating your sleep, and promoting a healthy pH balance in your cells, mainly your brain cells.

What are the benefits of PURASALTS

The benefits are numerous. PURASALTS Minerale Crystal salt has a tremendous power to transform. From a scientific view, salt has a unique property. Unlike other crystalline structures that are molecular, salt’s atomic structure is electrical. That is why salt is so transformable. It has the ability to give up or surrender its material structure and transform into something electrical, ions. When we combine salt with water, the salt dissolves and the minerals that are hidden inside the cubic form are released as ions, both positively and negatively charged particles.


  • Has the world’s highest elemental content with 84 of the nutritional elements we need, and can be used for rejuvenating bathing, replenishing the skin, drinking, therapy and flavoring food
  • Is pure, unpolluted, without environmental impact – from a time when Earth was pristine
  • Contains no impurities from environmental pollution
  • Possesses potentially high inherent stored information from 250,000,000 years ago. Original Himalayan Crystal Salt® is primarily a storage medium. This special salt is waiting for the moment to have its inherent, stored energy and its bio-energetic content set free by combining with water
  • Is stone ground, hand washed, and prepared – 100% genuine crystal salt

Purapool OXY-GEN MINERALE 600/1000 power supply is tuned to the conductivity/Mixed oxidants cell coatings to deliver 100% Power factor (fusion Technology) and protection of your soft membrane cell .

“NOT” using PURASALTS will decrease the life of your Cells soft membrane also reducing the manufacture of the required ANODOX process to maintain optimum sanitation.

Replacements cells Can only be purchased from PURAPOOL. There is no generic cell in the world which has the same technology or uses the same process as OXY-GEN MINERALE

How do OXY-GEN MINERALE Systems work

The OXY-GEN MINERALE System uses low levels of Himalayan mineral salts and a patented electrolysis process to generate ‘active oxygen’, a highly efficient and non-toxic sanitizing agent. This effectively eradicates all potentially harmful bacteria and organisms.

OXY-GEN MINERALE systems are configured to run at very low minerale levels using exclusively PURASALTS Minerale, a spa-quality Himalayan crystal salt.  As a result, our systems create ‘spa pool’ water that’s so soft, your skin and hair feels cleansed without the need to shower.

How does the Smart box help maintain salt levels

The lights on the smart box will actually work out the ppm automatically. However should the ppm be too high you have the option to turn the Oxidation back down to the 7/8th green led(optimum range).
When the minerale ppm drops away over time and gets below the 7th led light after you have turned it down then the machine will register and start reducing its LEDs automatically down letting the user know its time to add more minerale. The only time the smart box LED’s will go back up again after you have turned it down to your set point, is if someone adds more minerale again otherwise it will stay at your reduced set point even though the minerale level is too high. It holds memory of the last reading before you turned it down and when its testing every minute if it notices an increase only then will it increase the led again.(Hence its called a smart box)

What happens if too much mineral salts are added to the pool

If Minerale salt is added to the point where the last (10th) RED LED is showing The OXY-GEN SYSTEM will automatically  cut the oxidation back to 50% to protect the oxygen content in the water and will remain at 50% oxygen production NOTE: 10th red light will still be showing !!

Once the maintenance team press the minus – button back into the GREEN LED area the smart box will correct itself and ramp the oxidation process back to normal within a minute.

Why should i choose an OXYGEN MINERALE system

Your pool water as nature intended:

  • No chlorine smell or taste
  • No salt taste
  • Just pure, natural, clean, water

Enviro-friendly ‘green’ technology:

  • Low energy consumption – around 50% power-saving over comparable saltwater chlorinator units;
  • Systems operate at such low minerale levels that backwashed water can be used on gardens and lawns;
  • No added chlorine.

Health benefits:

  • Purasalts Minerale contain 84 beneficial trace elements, to give you softer smoother skin and hair;
  • No harmful chlorine additive;
  • Low minerale levels;
  • No sore eyes or irritated skin.


  • Easy to install and operate;
  • Manufactured in Australia from the highest quality materials and components;
  • Patented anodox fusion technology;
  • Tough, UV-resistant, moulded plastic casings;
  • Rust-free, aluminium backplates;
  • Easy-to-read, automated, Led display;


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