Guests from all over the world

A number of customers and business partners from around the world have recently visited our state-of-the-art AFM® production facility in Edinburgh, Scotland. They can watch the AFM® production and activation process first hand, from the moment the raw glass is brought in all the way to the bagging and loading for transportation. Here a few impressions from a group from Vietnam:




golden wave 2015 269Dryden Aqua honoured at the "Golden Wave" Awards in 2015

Real innovations enrich the market sustainably. For this reason the magazine "Swimming Pool + Sauna" (, Europe’s largest Pool & Spa magazine with more than 40 years of tradition, awards every two years pioneering developments in pool and spa technology with the "Golden Wave".

The main focus of this award is the practical benefit of the excellent products - ensured by the jury of renowned and experienced professional pool contractors. Nearly 100 products were in the contest this year.

aco 2g kl schIn seven of the eight categories, the magazine awarded a "Golden Wave“ as well as two awards. An award in the category "Water Care & Chemicals" went this year to Dryden Aqua for "ACO".

ACO is a highly innovative, ecofriendly product that disinfects water by amplifying the natural disinfection power
of the sun. ACO also protects chlorine from sunlight and UV. ACO is especially effective in outdoor pools.

ACO has 3 main features:


  • Oxidation catalyst: ACO is a catalyst that amplifies the natural disinfection power of the sun. ACO can be combined with any conventional oxidizing agent (chlorine, bromine, peroxide). Sun in combination with ACO will make your water sparkling clear.
  • Chlorine stabilizer: ACO protects chlorine and bromine from photo oxidation. The half-time of chlorine increases by a factor of 4 – 5 and the chlorine demand will be reduced by 30 %. By using ACO as a chlorine stabilizer the effectiveness of chlorine will not be decreased like with cyanuric acid. With ACO the opposite happens: oxidation improves because free radicals are formed in this process.
  • Peroxide booster: ACO supports the disinfection power of hydrogen peroxide and thereby ensures crystal clear water.

Excellent results for AFM® in comparison with quartz sand and other glass filter media

IFTS Particle size removal performanceThe Dryden Aqua Team is proud to share with you the excellent outcome of the tests on AFM® in comparison with quartz sand and other glass filter media that were conducted by the “Institut de la Filtration et des Techniques Séparatives” IFTS in France.

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