Frequently Asked Questions: Zeta Rod Home Water Conditioning Systems

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What is a Zeta Rod® System for Home Water Conditioning, and is it affordable? The Zeta Rod® green technology offers a highly economical and environmentally sound method of water conditioning that uses the physical and electrochemical effects of electrostatic fields to disperse bacteria and nano-crystals that form biofilm and scale. A Zeta Rod system will normally pay for itself in chemical savings (salts), water conservation (no back-flushing) and maintenance over a period of months rather than years.
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Evaporative “Swamp” Coolers Benefit from Zeta Rod Systems

Diagram of Evaporative Coolers Treated with Zeta Rod Systems

Are you interested in protecting and reducing maintenance on evaporative cooling equipment, significantly extending the life of cooler pads and CELdek® media, conserving water, and eliminating odor and scale buildup?   Zeta Rod® electronic capacitor-based water treatment systems deliver these benefits and more with a simple  installation into the main water line feeding one or more evaporative coolers. Continue reading

Zeta Rod® Systems Receive IAPMO Certification

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February 8, 2006

Tucson, Arizona — Zeta Corporation is pleased to announce that its patented Zeta Rod® Systems have received IAPMO Research &Testing certification and will now bear the UPC(TM) NSF/ ANSI 61 mark, indicating that they conform to the standards for Drinking Water Systems Components – Health Effects, as well as to the plumbing and electrical requirements set forth in the Uniform Plumbing CodeTM Interim Guide Criteria 91-2005a. Although the products had previously been ETL listed to NSF-61, the association with IAPMO broadens the scope of the certification to include additional plumbing and electrical safety standards developed specifically for the patented Zeta technology. Continue reading

Case Study: Car Wash water recycle biofouling & odor prevention

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April 2003
Mill Valley Car Wash water conservation, cost control and customer satisfaction
Within 60 days, results delivered by the Zeta Rods were significant:

• Reduced water con­sump­tion per vehi­cle from 48.75 gal­lons per car (gpc) to 35.51 gpc; a net reduc­tion of 27% per vehi­cle
• 235,000 gal­lons of water saved in 60 days
• 38% drop in the total per vehi­cle wash­ing cost
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Zeta Rod® biofouling prevention technology drives car wash cost savings

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Operations Manager Eric Traband: “I’m sold on this [Zeta Rod] system. What I have now is an odor-free and bacteria-controlled environment, I’m using a lot less water, and cutting my overall costs. This system is a winner.”

Within 60 days, results of the Zeta Rod installation into the Mill Valley Car Wash were impressive:
• Reduced water consumption per vehicle from 48.75 gallons per car (gpc) to 35.51 gpc; a net reduction of 27% per vehicle
• 235,000 gallons of water saved in 60 days
• 38% drop in the total per vehicle washing cost

MILL VALLEY, Calif., April 2003 – Car wash Operations Manager, Eric Traband, recently demonstrated to his boss why he had been named a national Car Wash Manager of the Year in 2000. Traband, an 11-year veteran of the industry, seized an opportunity to help trim his carwash operation’s spiraling water costs and, at the same time, deliver better, more efficient service to his growing roster of customers. Continue reading

Biosphere 2: Biofouling and Scale Prevention in CELdek® Wet Wall Evaporative Cooling

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March 1999
Biosphere 2: Prevention of Biofouling and Scale in CELdek Wet Wall
Bioshere 2 experiences dramatic improvement in the cleanliness of wet wall CELdek® media with use of Zeta Rod systems. Expected media replacement was unneccessary and the climate wall can operate at peak efficiency.

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