Performance of the Hydronic - when a stone changes
"The Hydronic has the same information as there are in the informed i9 bottle, except that there are two more elements added to it," says Vili Poznik, the inventor of the Hydronic with a triple function: it filters particles up to 80 microns in size, it revives water, and softens it at the same time.
"To the information that are stored in the Hydronic filter in the form of cells with quartz sand, I have added a helix which swirls the water in a precisely defined way, as well as a series of magnets that affect calcium carbonate, turning it from calcite to aragonite form, that is, from the harder form, which adheres to the pipes and other surfaces, into a malleable, non-sticking and washable form."
Measuring the hardness level of water does not show a difference, because in water that flows through the Hydronic filter, there is just as much calcium carbonate as there is in water that does not pass through the filter. The difference lies in the fact that calcium carbonate has a needle-like, prickly form in the untreated tap water, while in a treated water, it has a prismatic form that does not form large agglomerates and does not stick to its surroundings. Therefore, the laundry washed in tap water without water softener, but treated through the Hydronic filter, without the addition of chemistry, will not be hard.
"The change of crystals can be observed and photographed by an electronic microscope, and the effect of revitalsed water, which we feel on laundry, can also be scientifically proven," explains Vili Poznik, who has been dealing with the softening of water since many years ago.
The image of water with an electron microscope: on the left, there is an image of ordinary hard water, limestone agglutinations are visible; on the right, there is an image of water treated with the Hydronic, limestone crystals are visible, which do not agglutinate, so they are washed off with water.
The image of a fabric with an electronic microscope: on the left - fabric, washed in ordinary water, feels hard to the touch; on the right - fabric, washed in water, which was treated with the Hydronic, is softer to the touch.
The crystalline form of calcium carbonate, which crystallises as calcite (left) or as aragonite (right).
"I have integrated the knowledge I acquired in making Ekomags, special balls for softening the water, into the Hydronic filter and thus a device that filters, revives, and softens the water was created."
Washing effects with treated water have already been measured in a Slovenian health resort and it was recorded that by washing the towels with treated water, their lifetime was increased by 40 percent. In this hotel, towels thus last five months longer. They accumulate much less calcium carbonate, which can be measured by weighing. In the test washing, new towels weighed 170 grams each. After one year of washing, their weight was increased to 260 grams, despite the shrinkage in length by ten centimetres and width by eight centimetres. Washed in treated water, their weight was 50 grams less after one year, only 210 grams. They were also softer and looked less worn. There was no limescale on the water heaters after one year.