Microtech-Aligator have completed the installation of a copper dosing , ionisation system, on the new 750m3 Seal pool at Banham Zoo Norwich.

The system consists of 3 BCU units and 5 commercial ionisation chambers.


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As from the 1st September 2015 any company that uses a biocide (any substance used as a biocidal agent) that is not on the Article 95 list for product types to which the product belongs will be withdrawn from the European market place.

See link to view the announcement on the ECHA (European Chemical Agency)


Microtech Aligator are founder members of the Copper Task Force and are therefore included in the Article 95 list for copper.  This means that Microtech Aligator will not be affected by the Biocidal Products Directive September 2015 deadline and will be able to use their products to successfully control  algae bacteria on swimming pools and animal pools throughout the UK and Europe.

Microtech Aligator are supplied with silver from Pro-Economy who are founder members of the Silver Task Force and are listed on the Article 95 list.  This agreement makes Microtech Aligator compliant with silver with Article 95.


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SEALIFE Scheveningen, Amsterdam install a commercial ionisation  system on their penguin pool.

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Stephen Conway and David Dunn exhibited at the four day Piscine Middle East exhibition in Abu Dhabi, partly funded by UKTI.

Following on from the exhibition Stephen and David traveled to Dubai to meet Amirali Somji to establish dealership.  Mak Pools based in Dubai now import and install the Aligator System in the UAE.

The exhibition is to be held in Singapore at the Sands Expo and convention centre, Marina Bay sands on May 20th and 21st David Dunn and Stephen Conway will be exhibiting the Aligator system and plan to expand the operations in Asia.

UKTI have supported the visit and attendance at the exhibition

David Dunn proved something of a one man export drive when he took his Aligator Swimming Pool purification system to the Caribbean – and successfully launched the product into Antigua.

“We are very proud of it,’ says David, “it shows one small company’s efforts to export and just how successful you can be with the correct planning, presentation and a good product.”

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Penguin Beach recreates a South American Beach Landscape in the heart of London with stunning colonies of Blackfooted, Rock Hopper, Humboldt and Macaroni Penguins. The exhibits 1200 square meter pool is four times bigger and three times deeper that the Zoo’s old pool and will hold 450,00 litres of water.

The Microtech-Aligator Water Purification System was installed by Marine Aquaculture. The six ionisation chambers will prevent algae growth in the algae growth in the new pool, which will reflect in the clarity of the water.