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®   :  An electronic descaler friendly for the environment.



How It Works

The system consists of the energizing unit and a coil which is wrapped around the pipe of the incoming water supply.

The Small Wonder electronic device treats the hard water with a patented technology by inducing variable electric fields with a continuously changing frequency. This forces the dissolved minerals such as Calcium and Magnesium to crystallize and remain in suspension in the water instead of adhering to walls of piping, faucets or heating elements of water heaters. The hard minerals now in suspension flow with the water and are discharged through the drain.

This action stops any build up of hard scale. The capability of the water to dissolve minerals is also increased and this is the reason why hard scale layers will be softened, will slowly enter into the water stream, and will disappear down the drain. This effect will clean up all your piping, water heating element, including showerheads and faucets.

The now unsaturated water will dissolve existing scale and remove it from the water system. Even deposits on the outside of the water system, such as around faucets and bathroom fixtures, will soften with regular contact with the treated water resulting in easier cleaning without the use of chemicals.




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    Operating principle


    For the home

    The principle of magnetic water treatment is not new. The first patent was granted around 1900. Scalewatcher™ takes this knowledge into the 21st century by using a patented technology.
    The electronic device treats the water by inducing magnetic AND electric fields with a continuous changing frequency. This forces the free dissolved minerals such as Calcium and Magnesium to crystallize in the bulk of the water before the mineral ions (which are the cause of hard scale) settle at the walls of piping, bathroom or heating elements of dishwasher and washing machine. This action stops or reduces any further build up of hard scale as there are less free mineral ions (used up to form harmless crystals) The capability of the water to dissolve minerals will also be increased and this is the reason why hard scale layers will be softened, will slowly enter the water stream, and will disappear down the drain during the first thirty to ninety days after installation.
    Same applies for commercial buildings and Industry




Scalewatcher™ is an excellent and environmental conscious way to stop these problems Scale-watcher, installed on the principal water pipe will pro-tect all water using equipment in your house.
Also, a published report of the Dutch KIWA, report number BTO 200-1, regarding the side effects on water supply lines, it is shown that there is no effect on the release of metals into the water when the water is treated by Scalewatcher™. 





The explanation of how it works is the same for domestic, commercial or Industrial applications and is briefly explained under "For the home".
The main effect of the treatment is that crystal growth is promoted in the bulk of the water. The side effect of crystal growth out of Calcium and Bicarbonate ions is, that Carbon Dioxide bubbles are formed, being able to dissolve and soften old scale layers.
The flow rate will finish the job by sheer mechanical force. The treatment therefore needs flowing water to be effective.

Applications of this kind of water treatment where there is no flow, may need additional treatment by systems being able to remove mineral ions from the water. (Ion exchangers where Calcium ions are replaced by Sodium ions).







Why Use a Electric Water Conditioner?

General Benefits

  • Small Wonder reduces soap scum and increases soap lather.
  • Provides your water with soft water characteristics without the addition of salt or chemicals.
  • Water feels silkier and soap rinses easier leaving you feeling squeaky clean.
  • Reduces water spots on dishes and fixtures.
  • Provides an environmentally friendly alternative to salt based water softeners


Appliances and plumbing

  • It dissolves and flushes out existing scale deposits Improving water flow in severely scaled systems.
  • Eliminates unsightly scale on faucets, showerheads, sink holes, toilets,
  • Removes existing lime scale deposits from faucets, shower heads, sinks and toilets.
  • Prevents fresh deposits of lime scale from forming.
  • Extends useful life of your water heater saving money on energy costs.
  • Saves septic systems or tile bed from the damaging effects of the brine (backwash) from water softeners.
  • Works hand-in-hand with iron filters, ozone systems, and UV systems helping to keep these systems free of hard scale deposits and working properly so that they last longer.
  • Works great in tandem with water softeners, reducing the amount of salt and backwashing required by the system. Less strain on the softeners can reduce maintenance, extend the life expectancy and improve the efficiency of the system.   


Health benefits

  • Small Wonder treated water is healthy for People, Pets, & Plants:
  • With no added chemicals or salt, the beneficial calcium and magnesium remain in the water making it healthier to drink.
  • Salt based water softeners add a significant amount of sodium into the water, which is why Doctors advise patients with high blood pressure not drink it.
  • The decreased surface tension of the treated water makes it easier to absorb by plants making them healthier while saving water.
  • Helps control algae & bacteria: Lime scale inside pipes and tubing provides a breeding ground for bio-growth. Because lime scale is prevented and removed by the Small Wonder system bio-growth will be significantly reduced.
  • Reduces harsh affects of hard water on skin and clothing.
  • Itchy skin conditions including Psoriasis and Eczema are greatly improved or eliminated.
  • Small Wonder carries the CE mark which  certifies that the product has met EU health, safety, and environmental requirements, which ensure consumer and workplace safety.
  • Improves water taste: Minerals in water are removed from solution, which eliminates harsh or bitter taste in water.


Economic benefits

  • Low operating costs - less than $10 per year in electric consumption.
  • Saves Energy and Cuts on Energy Bills - because each 1/8  inch of lime scale removed increases heating efficiency by 30%.
  • Saves Water - No regeneration required to back flush system as in a salt or reverse osmosis system.


Environmental benefits

  • Unlike salt based water softeners, Small Wonder Systems are eco-friendly, and have no negative effects on the environment.
  • Salt discharged by softeners ends up in our water sources such as wells, lakes, rivers, streams, and aquifers. That is why salt based softeners have recently been banned in many communities in Texas, California, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.
  • Small Wonder uses no salt or harmful chemicals.  Treated water is beneficial to vegetation and has been proven to increase plant growth.
  • Salt water softeners also use significant amounts of water during their regeneration process. By eliminating softeners, water otherwise used for regeneration will be saved.
  • By eliminating the scale accumulated in heating elements heat transfer is optimized saving up to 30% in energy use. Less energy consumption means less greenhouse gases resulting in reduced global warming.


Personal benefits

  • The water feels softer to the skin and washes better.
  • It is easier to build up a lather and hair feels much softer after shampooing.
  • Customers with contact lenses find that hard water stings their eyes and they need to rinse the contacts with wetting solution, but after Small Wonder treatment they can actually rinse their contacts and their eyes with plain water without irritation.
  • Personal satisfaction. Small Wonder is an eco-friendly technology that does not discharge harmful salt or chemicals and saves energy reducing global warming. For those people who are conscious about the necessity to protect the environment the use of this technology gives a great degree of personal satisfaction.


Your Appliances and Plumbing

  • Salt softened water is corrosive to appliances and copper piping.  Before using the Small Wonder technology, it was found that salt softeners did not extend the life of the water heaters compared to using no water treatment due to the corrosive nature of the salt water.
  • Small Wonder significantly lengthens the life of water appliances and causes them to run more efficiently.  Unlike a salt water softener, Small Wonder  eliminates scale build up in water appliances and even removes existing build up without adding salt. 






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