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Adolph Kiefer’s new Digital Pace clocks are built in the USA and feature tough polyethylene bodies, resilient LED lights, and reliable solid-state circuitry for maximum service life. The LED digits are high visibility for outdoor and indoor use. Rechargeable models deliver a minimum six-hour run time. Includes a remote control for display reset (synchronized reset for multiple clocks) with a 50-meter range. Contact: 800.323.4071;

Aqua Creek Products: The new Pool Pro-XR lift is based on Aqua Creek Products’ original lift design. Certified by a third party for ADA compliance, it includes a 350-pound weight capacity, an extended reach, a higher seat for easier wheelchair transfers, and an increased setback of up to 38 inches. Contact: 406.549.0769;

AquaStar Pool Products: The patent-pending 20-inch Full Circle Suction Outlet Cover and One-Port Manufactured Sump by AquaStar Pool Products is surrounded with pebble/plaster so it appears to blend into the pool’s finish. It also features a disposable plaster shield to eliminate debris from entering the sump and an integrated AquaStop to prevent water leaks. Contact: 877.768.2717;

Aquatic Access:  The redesigned IGAT-180 series of ADA-compliant pool lifts by Aquatic Access Inc. includes bariatric units and a variety of seating options, along with the green power of flowing water, for the most attractive and cost-effective means of access to all pools, including those with infinity edges, per maker. Contact: 800.325.5438;

AquatiControl Technology: The redesigned Professional Test Station from AquatiControl Technology streamlines testing procedures by offering a dedicated workspace with testing equipment, freshwater, pool water, a drain and a flat work area conveniently located within and around the noncorrosive, compact unit. Once installed in a well-lit location and coupled with a quality test kit, operators are afforded everything needed to consistently test water properly and accurately, say company officials. Contact: 888.520.0173;

Aquionics: All Aquionics SwimLine UV disinfection systems now feature Power-Stepping, which ensures the desired level of disinfection is achieved. It also controls chloramines while consuming only the minimal amount of power needed, per maker. Contact: 800.925.0440;

BECS Technology’s new BECSys Now! App for handheld smart devices allows operators of BECSys5, BECSys7 and BECSysBW controllers to monitor the current status of all their pools from their mobile devices. A quick status indicator in the main controller list identifies any systems in alarm. The current status of any controller is available by simply selecting it from the list. Contact: 314.567.0088;

ChlorKing: The NexGen-R5 on-site chlorine generator system by ChlorKing has an interactive touch-screen display, updated 24V components for ease of use and reliability, and an on-board user manual/operation guide. Contact: 770.452.0952;

Clark Synthesis Inc.’s Aguaceiro MultiClimate Airspeaker is durable, water-resistant and weatherproof in any environment, say company officials. It comes with a protective screen, mounting bracket and weatherproof cable; can handle up to 150 watts of power; and has a frequency of 75 Hz to 22 KHz ( /- 3dB) and 8 ohms impedance. Contact: 303.797.7500;

Empex Watertoys’ new Aquatropica line of interactive waterfeatures includes leafy flora and zany fauna with tropical trees and flowers, caterpillars, butterflies, bugs, snails, monkeys and birds, all intended to provide a unique water playground for kids up to age 12. Contact: 866.833.8580;

The Finals offers Male Guard Splice Trunk, with sanded polyester shell for quick dry time. It includes 100 percent polyester mesh lining, two on-seam pockets and elastic waist with drawstring. The trunk is available in sizes S – XXL, and color options include red/navy, navy/red and royal/navy. It's also available without the guard logo. Contact: 800.345.3485;

Industrial Test Systems: The award-winning Pool Check-i handheld digital analyzer from Industrial Test Systems has been upgraded to include Bluetooth. This capability instantly transmits test results for six vital pool and spa water parameters with time and date markers, from the analyzer to smartphone apps or computer software. It is compatible with pool maintenance software from App on the Run and RB Control Systems.

Lincoln Equipment offers its new mobile aquatic chair (MAC) for facilities with ramps, zero-depth entries or movable floors looking to provide water accessibility and safety. The MAC has rear stabilizing wheels, a stainless steel frame with a powder-coated finish, flip-up armrests, an extra-wide, 18-inch rigid plastic seat and a weight capacity of 300 pounds. Contact: 800.223.5450;

Natare Corp.’s stainless steel pools now can be prefabricated into sections up to 6 meters in length, allowing for faster installation. Custom engineered to specific requirements, the pools are ideal for facilities used for competitive sports and exotic resorts, say company officials. Contact: 800.336.8828;

Pentair’s IntelliZone ozone generator uses ozone’s oxidation and sanitation power combined with traditional chlorine systems to produce the clearest pool water possible, say company officials. In addition to reducing chlorine consumption by as much as 50 percent, the NSF 50-approved unit reduces chemical odors indoors and has no harmful byproducts. It is available in eight sizes. Contact: 800.831.7133;

Playtime has updated its poolside and zero-entry, custom-themed soft-sculpted foam water slides to feature spray jets, safety pads and proprietary HydraTuff coatings. Choose from classic options such as a shipwreck or dolphin, or work with the company’s designers to create a branded slide. Contact: 303.662.0302;

Poly Solutions Inc. offers UPOC Natural, an easy-to-use, earth-toned, VOC-free coating product that can be applied in one coat to nearly to all substrates for a natural-looking environment for fish and plants. Contact: 724.449.1040;

Pool Patch manufactures a variety of swimming pool repair product kits for pebble, plaster, quartz, tile and decking for cost-effective, simple solutions, say company officials. Contact: 800.588.4008;

Raypak Inc.’s new Professional Series variable-speed pump line is available in two model sizes: PS165VSP at 1.65hp and PS270VSP at 2.70hp, the former of which utilizes a new technology motor and controller from Century. The pump features easy-to-read 24-hour scale and rpm, which can be set from 600 to 3,450 with increments of 250 rpm, as well as built-in freeze protection and 2-inch quick-disconnect unions for easy installation and service. It also includes includes built-in power backup, which protects programming. Contact: 805.278.5300;

Recreonics now offers three new combination courses to the Wibit Inflatables aquatic sports line. Or create a competition course from more than 20 different interlocking, modular, inflatable units. Ideal for camps, lakes and beachfronts, all Wibit Inflatables are made from commercial grade, seam-welded 32-ounce PVC. Contact: 800.428.3254;

RenoSys : The new Infinity Membrane from RenoSys is a completely colorfast, commercial, reinforced PVC pool membrane designed to be highly resistant to plasticizer migration, and will remain colorfast and last longer than standard PVC formulations, according to manufacturer. It also is virtually impervious to the effects of UV and chlorine. Shown in photo: Side-by-side samples demonstrate the effect of high levels of chlorine immersion on Infinity (bottom) and a competitor’s product (top) for 24 hours, simulating several years of normal exposure. Contact: 800.783.7005;

SwimEx: The Stream by SwimEx is a portable current system designed to transform any pool into a resistance pool. Simply roll the battery-powered unit to the pool’s edge, push a button and it deploys a perfect current. Contact: 508.646.1600;

Water Odyssey by Fountain People presents Fun Floaters, which are ideal for water walks, tethered climbables and soft-play areas. They are made of soft surfacing and protected with Aqua Armor, which shields against UV and harsh chemicals. The devices are backed by two-year warranties and are available in multiple standard designs and bright themes. Custom theming can be done upon request. Contact: 512.392.1155;

T-Star Enterprises: The EOS, rechargeable battery-powered, remote control- operated automatic pool cover rewinder from T-Star Enterprises is constructed of stainless steel in the USA and is ready to use right out of the box. Contact: 510.635.2736;

Water Safety Products’ EVAC CHAIR 600H is designed like the standard model 300H to allow a safe and controlled descent of an individual from any number of stories, but features two additional handles for locations with difficult access and two-person operation. It has a weight capacity of 400 pounds. Contact: 321.777.7051;

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