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Dive Gear Maintenance Guide


Looking After Your Dive Gear

After every dive wash all your dive equipment using 25ml Salt-Away concentrate to fresh water, either spray gear with the Salt-Away Auto-Mix unit or wash gear in a bucket.

Recommended product for first time user: Combo Kit or 946ml concentrate.

Set the Auto-Mix unit to Salt-Away and give everything a light spray. There is no need to rinse the gear off afterwards as Salt-Away protects all surfaces, metal and rubber so just drain, shake and allow to dry. It is non-toxic.

Regulators: At the end of each dive, carefully use air from the cylinder to blow away water and debris from the first stage inlet. Replace the dust cap on the first stage before cleaning. Wash carefully after every dive by soaking the regulator, dive computer, hoses and dive console in a 15ml Salt-Away concentrate to 1 litre of fresh water mix, leaving overnight if possible, then remove from the mix and leave to air dry (no rinsing required).

BCDs: After diving, wash BCDs inside and outside using the Salt-Away mixing unit, or a 15ml Salt-Away concentrate to 1 litre of fresh water mix in a bucket. No need to rinse with fresh water. Periodically rinse the inside with a weak disinfectant solution to kill any bacteria. Check for leaks before and after every dive.

Wetsuits: Using our Salt-Away mixing unit, or a 15ml Salt-Away concentrate to 1 litre of fresh water mix, wash the suit inside and out. Clean and lubricate zips with the same Salt-Away mix to remove all salt.

Storing your dive gear after cleaning: When gear is dry, store it in a cool, dry, dark place, away from direct sunlight.

Salt-Away Dive Gear Maintenance Guide

Soak or wash all the following in a 15ml Salt-Away concentrate to 1 litre of fresh water mix after every dive:

* Regulators/BCDs

* Goggles

* Snorkels

* Tanks & Fittings

* Dive Belts

* Flippers

* Underwater Cameras