Startup-Tec surface curing treatment utilizes the "PK 3-Day Startup Method" which provides for a nearly brushless, non-acid startup of a new pool. Startup-Tec eliminates 95% or more of the normal brushing associated with new pool startups. It also eliminates the 1 to 2 weeks of tedious brushing new pool owners are burden with. Startup-Tec not only reduces most plaster dust formation, but stops mottling discoloration and staining issues that often plague white, grey and colored finishes. The product virtually eliminates acid "hot startups" for all types of aggregates finishes and "acid washing" process necessary to expose pebble type finishes.
Startup-Tec's represents a powerful, multi-polymer formula utilizing advanced polymer technologies. This unique formula is non-acidic and can be safely added during the initial pool water filling to immediately prevent the formation of plaster dust. This dust forms on the curing surfaces as calcium and hydroxides transports to the surface edge causing the water pH to increase above 8.3 where calcium is insoluble and quickly precipitates to form calcium carbonate. Startup-Tec multi-polymers synergistically and strongly sequesters calcium to block and prevent its formation over a broad pH range. The product's powerful anionic dispersion and sequestration properties also provide for effective dispersion of plaster cream and exposer of quartz and pebble type aggregates without the need for acid washing or acid circulation.
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