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1 Manufactures of Energy and Resource Saving Products 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack 20131

2 2 Content Why use a pool cover Chemical balance What is GeoBubble Laminated weave High performance Reflector sheet products 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack 2013

3 Evaporation Resource By Preventing Evaporation 70% of the potential heat loss can be prevented Why? &Heatloss To heat 1 gram of water = 1 calorie of energy To evaporate 1 gram of water = 540 calories of energy 1 calorie is = joules the specific heat of water. This is how a solar blanket is able to heat the pool so effectively compared to a uncovered pool gram for gram the energy savings are vast. This is also why sweating cools you down! All Plastipack materials have been independently tested and reduce evaporation by over 98% 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack 20133

4 Insulation The air trap inside and between the bubbles work as insulation and condensation between the bubble make the material near opaque to radiative heat responsible for 20% of the heat lost in a pool. keeping the pool warmer at night giving a head start in the morning. 400 micron Light Blue material. Thermal information in different formats, R, U and K values The R value for Plastipack’s 400 Grade products is 0.06 m²K/W. The overall thermal conductance or U value is = 1, which is R W/(m 2 K) for Plastipack’s 400 grade material From this a k value (Thermal conductivity) can also be worked out, when R value is known = Thi c kn es s in m etres Thermal conductivity (k) So k value is (W/K-m) for Plastipack’s 400 grade material. 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack 20134

5 Keep DebrisoutofthePool Keeping the cover on not only keeps the heat in the pool but also prevents foreign matter from entering the pool. Only 10% of the chlorine in a pool is used as the active sanitizer to keep the water safe the other 90% is used as an oxidiser to break down foreign matter in the water added bathing loads. bydebrisblowing in and 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack 20135

6 Understanding Chemicals can increase the life of a cover Please see pool cover diagnose A important emphasis is placed on the material being kept to industry standards and to be removed when shock dosing: Chemical Balance Summary SubstanceIdeal Range Salt Stabiliser Free Chlorine Combined Chlorine Total Chlorine Total bromine Ph Total Alkalinity Calcium Hardness Total Dissolved solids Phosphate Heavy Metals ppm depends on chlorine demand ppm <0.2ppm TC=FC+CC ph ppm ppm <2000ppm as little as possible * Note a cover dose not need to look degraded for the damage to have already been do for more information please see cover diagnoses) *ppm (part per million) 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack 20136

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8 The GeoBubble™ is a new technology of bubble designed specifically for the swimming pool environment. For many years the standard packaging bubble design has been commonly used in the market. However, this design was not created to be a product with any considerable longevity, in fact its design function is the complete opposite. The creationof a bubble design which is more resistant to the environmental stress placed on the cover material was the goal of the GeoBubble™ design.

9 Bubbledesign Bellow is a example of vacuum forming the method used to make the bubble shape. As shown the material thins as it is drawn into the mould. The thinnest point will be the last place to come into contact with the mould This Produces weak points in areas of high residual stress (sharp corners) and which undergo chemical attack which will result in these areas degrading faster.

10 Residual stress:are stresses that remain in a moulded plastic material after the original cause of the stresses (the forming has been removed. and extrusion process) Rounded shape minimises stressesSharpe angles create areas frozen in stress This is why most Plastic products are rounded and shape corners avoided when ever possible Stress crack will appear Failure point will occur

11 A Structural arch prevents bubble collapse and resists air expansion Rounded Shape Removes residual Stress making the material 50% thicker at its thinnest point Peanut Shape provides a stronger more ridged profile with greater room for air expansion

12 Standard Packaging 12mm 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack

13 LaminatedWeaves Plastipack provide a laminated woven material this consists of a 200μm, UV stabilised, HDPE flat woven mesh sandwiched between two thin films of LDPE. This woven material is heat bonded to the top surface of the bubble material on our production line creating a permanent bond between the woven sheet and the bubble material. Our blue pigmented woven material called Polyweave comes in 2m and 2.5m widths. We also supply a clear woven for application where heat gain is required called Solarweave available in 2m. The woven material provides tensile strength making a more durable material. Besides this benefit the only difference is in the materials weight a standard 400μm material ways 368gm² with the weave laminated to the material this will increase to 540gm². When welding the woven material using a hot wedge welder Plastipack recommend through there own experience running the welder at 490°C at a line speed of 90 (9 on new models Phaffs) using a gripping roller for the best possible weld.

14 PolyweaveSolarweave Weave mechanical properties Total thickness (μm + / – 10%) Total weight (g/m²) Tensile Strength (N/5cm) Elongation (%) Tear strength (N) WarpWeftWarpWeft

15 Manufactures in Energy and Resource Saving Products Plastipacks High performance Guard range are scientifically designed for peak performance with a unique additive package to ensure there 6 year expected life span on a balanced pool 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack

16 Prevents over 98% of evaporation Raise pool temperatures by up to 8ºC Reduce Energy Consumption by up to 70% Reduce Chemical consumption by up to 30% With GeoBubble™ Technology Reduces Running Cost 500 micron Up to 6 year expected life span 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack

17 Average Temperature Analysis July time Control AverageAverage Sol+Guard Sol+Guard was designed and tested to allow the maximum solar energy to pass through the material heating the water. Sol+Guard transmits nearly 80% of the suns energy into the pool. heating the water and basin of the pool to provide an even temperature throughout the water. The tests in the UK showed that the cover without any heating could keep the water at a comfortable temperature keeping the need for additional heating minimal. 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack temperature ˚C

18 Sol+Guard™ Unique additive package and the innovation of the GeoBubble™ technology provides a long last, high performance material which can reduce running cost recovering the cost of the cover in under a year. 31/10/2013 Copy Right Plastipack

19 Prevents over 98% of evaporation Raise pool temperatures by up to 4ºC Energy Consumption by up to 60% Reduce Chemical consumption by up to 70% Reduce pump filtration times by up to 50% Reduce Anti algae – winter pool cover Reduces running costs 6 year expected life span 31/10/2013 Copy Right Plastipack

20 Howthematerialheatsthewater Not All the Potential energy available in the the water before being reflected out of the suns atmospheric window is absorbed pool. By using the EnergyGuard™ by material almost all the light potential energy is captured and radiated into the surface of the pool. by running the filtration or simply swimming in the heat provided by the EnergyGuard™ material is quickly spread through raising the temperature by up to 4˚C. pool the free out the pool 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack

21 Howthecoversaveschemicals Photosynthesis use the visible spectrum by being Opaque the cover inhibits the process of photosynthesis preventing the propagation of algae in the pool minimising the chemical demand and filtration requirements of the pool. Active chlorine is deactivated in a pool by primarily UV light by absorbing this energy the EnergyGuard™ material prevents the deactivation of the active sanitizer reducing the need to add chemicals to the pool. EnergyGuard reduces free shut down of the 31/10/2013 the chemical demand by up to 70% and allowing for a chemical pool. Copy Right Plastipack

22 EnergyGuard™ Unique additive package and the innovation of the GeoBubble™ technology provides a long last, high performance material which can reduce running cost recovering the cost of the 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack cover in under a year.

23 % 0% % Prevents over 98% of evaporation Reduces water temperatures by up to 15 Reduce Chemical consumption by up to 7 Reduce pump filtration times by up to 50 Anti algae – winter pool cover Reduces running costs 6 year expected life span 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack

24 KeepthethepoolRefreshing CoolGuard Light Reflectance Wavelength nm The CoolGuard™ material opaque witha high reflective index in the visible and infer red keeping the suns energy away from the pool reducing the temperature by up to 15%. Though the cover will insulate a pool if heating is used the CoolGuard is Ideal for hot climates where a refreshing swimming environment is desirable. 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack % reflected

25 HowHowtheMaterialsaveschemicals Photosynthesis use the visible spectrum bybeing Opaque the cover inhibits the process of photosynthesis preventing the propagation of algae in the pool minimising the chemical demand and filtration requirements of the pool. Active chlorine is deactivated in a pool by primarily UV light by absorbing this energy the CoolGuard™ material prevents the deactivation of the active sanitizer reducing the need to add chemicals to the pool. CoolGuard reduces the chemical demand by up to 70% and allowing for a chemical free shut down of the pool. 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack

26 CoolGuard™ Unique additive package and the innovation of the GeoBubble™ technology provides a long last, high performance material which can reduce running cost recovering the cost of the 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack cover in under a year.

27 Reflective cover sheet Storing the cover on a reel can cause the material to deform to the shape of the reel when left in direct sunlight. To solve this issue Plastipack developed the reflective cover to allow ease of storage when not in use. The material deforms as the insulating properties of the cover causes heat to builds between the layers which can reach harmful level. By protecting the cover with a the reflective cover material the internal temperature of the material can be reduce by up to 30°C. 31/10/2013Copy Right Plastipack

28 Manufactures in Energy and Resource Saving Products Thank you For further information please contact Copy Right Plastipack /10/201328


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