19 January 1996

No-plumb descaler is coiled for action

NO plumbing, chemicals or maintenance are required by an electronic limescale removing device, according to Scalewatcher UK.

The firms Electronic descaling device comprises a solenoid coil wrapped around the pipework to be treated. This coil generates a pulsing electric field, which both softens and loosens existing deposits as well as maintaining any new crystals in solution.

Scalewatcher says no modification is needed to pipework and there is no chemical change made to the water.

The system is claimed to treat any size of pipe – from 5mm to 1250mm (0.2-50in) diameter – regardless of flow rate. Price of the Dairykare model, starts from £120 (01653-698016).