It’s very important to give proper care to the scuba gear since it’s what provides vital support to the diver. Every scuba gear has to undergo proper maintenance on all its parts ranging from Regulator first, second and alternate source second stages, dive computers, depth and temperature gauges and compasses every year to avoid unforeseen circumstances.
The importance of cleaning every parts of the scuba gear can never be overemphasized; in fact, cleaning of the hose connectors, inflators and regulator parts is one of the major reason for yearly maintenance to ensure that they are in proper condition so as to avoid accidents. Digital Ultrasonic Cleaner is the best for cleaning scuba gear and is the first name known to every dive shop.
Due to the sometimes harsh conditions these scuba equipments are exposed to, certain substances may attach and start building up on the equipments. The fact that most diving are being done in the ocean posses even more risk to the equipments since they are been exposed to seawater.
Exposing the scuba equipments to seawater is very dangerous if not properly maintained every now and then. The seawater is polluted with several substances among which is different salt and at different levels of concentration which can cause numerous dangers to the scuba equipment like clogging and jamming. Also, not only does seawater contain salt but also it contains some other substances that are very hard to these scuba equipments that can start eating into the parts of the equipments or cause it to start rusting. Even in pools, the chlorine used in disinfecting the water, can be very harmful to the scuba equipments.
The BC low pressure inflator, the first and second stage and alternate source second stage of the regulator can easily be affected by sand, salt or bacteria from diving in the ocean or pool. Ultrasonic cleaners induce microscopic bubbles that implode forcefully in a cleaning solution. Ultrasonic cleaners, blasts dirt, grease, rust, and grime away from any hard surface when placed in the solution through a process known as cavitations. (Learn More: What Is Ultrasonic Cavitation Cleaning? ) The ultrasonic cleaning process is the most efficient method of cleaning yet gentle to the equipment with the ability to reach inside the equipment and clean tough parts that can’t be reached by cleaning manually.
No doubt, ultrasonic cleaners are a bit pricey due to the way the equipment is designed; nevertheless, we have models that are not very expensive. Despite the pricey nature of the models, most manufacturers if not all, prefer Ultra sonic cleaner because of its ability to remove residue deposited on the equipment by bacteria or other dangerous substances.
There’s usually a 2 year warranty on every properly made equipment; a microprocessor-controlled ultrasound generator is used in more complex equipments. Even our cheap model is very great in cleaning diving equipments at home.