FIX A LEAK - Pool Leak Repair - 1 Litre Size.
FIX A LEAK will effectively seal leaks in polyethylene plastic, polybutylene plastic, PVC plastic, copper pipe and improperly sweated joints, black and galvanised
steel pipe, improperly tightened fittings, untrue pipe threads and will form a permanent seal.
: is a blended concentrated material designed to seal leaks in virtually any material
: can be applied for leaks in the shell and works equally well in plumbing
: will seal holes 1/8" (3mm)in diameter
: will form a permanent seal
Use 1 Litre (946ml bottle) per pool up to 83,000 Litre Pool.
Please Note: We also sell a 250ml Size bottle for Spas.
* Shake Well Before Using*
1. Bypass FILTER MEDIA before adding FIX-A-LEAK to water.
Sand filters: set filter valve to recirculate.
Other types: remove cartridges DE elements from filter tank. Then proceed to circulate through the empty tank.
2. With pump running, add FIX-A-LEAK slowly through skimmer or in front of any other suction intake.
3. After adding FIX-A-LEAK adjust suction to the main drain. If this is not possible, the vacuum cleaner could be used alternatively, simply by placing the vacuum in the deepest part of the pool and connect to normal vacuum connection. Set filter valve to normal vacuum position.
4. FIX-A-LEAK is very heavy and will sink to the lowest point rather quickly. It must be stirred back into suspension, either manually using a pool broom or mechanically with an automated pool cleaner every 4-6 hrs during circulation of water.
5. Continue to recirculate water until the leak has stopped.
6. Mark level of water in pool and check for 2-3 days to determine if the leak has stopped.
7. After the leak has stopped and given the proper time to cure (24-48 hrs.) you may return to normal filtration.
Sand Filters: Set filter valve to filter and resume normal operation. Backwash out unused FIX-A-LEAK as required.
Other Types: Reinstall filter into tank and resume operation. Rinse out unused FIX-A-LEAK from the filter as required.
*NOTE* Never let cartridges of DE elements be left to dry before they are cleaned.
8. Treatment can be repeated if necessary.
Suction Line Leaks:
Suction Leaks are usually known by air mixed with the water at the return fittings.
In most cases, suction lines only leak water when the filter pump is shut off.
Normal Circulation will simply draw FIX-A-LEAK away from the leak and if the pump is shut off the material will simply not get to the leak. You must reverse the flow of water, to force the material through the leak under pressure. Preferably 5-10 psi. Until the leak has stopped. When this has been achieved, gradually increase pressure to 15-25 psi to ensure a proper seal.
VERY IMPORTANT: After sealing a suction leak "it" is a must to leave suction off the repaired line for no less than 48 hrs. FIX-A-LEAK requires time to cure and harden.
If you suspect a leak around fittings inside the pool (such as return fittings) lights, skimmer(s) or steps, etc.
Shut down the pump.
Apply FIX-A-LEAK directly to the leak using a squeeze bottle, similar to a ketchup bottle.
Allow a minimum of 48 hrs. to cure before starting up circulation.
NOTE: FIX-A-LEAK has been thoroughly field-tested under various weather conditions, and has proven to be effective in sealing leaks.
FIX-A-LEAK is also an excellent preventative maintenance aid, as it coats all surfaces that it comes in contact with, it cuts down on the formation of rust and corrosion.
This listing is for the 32oz (1-litre bottle) size. Smaller bottles for spas and splasher pools are available from our store.
Please Note Aquaneo Pty Ltd nor Marlig Industries Inc. assume responsibility for the performance of this product.
|Brand||Marlig -Fix A Leak|
|Unit Of Measure||ea|
Suction line leakBy: Steve Rogers on 13 November 2018Used this product in the suction line by pour half the bottle through the skimmer, running pump for 3 seconds and then adding the remaining product. After leaving the pump off for 48 hours and then running to waste for 5 minutes. I returned to normal operation and appears to have fixed the problem. Highly recommend this product.
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