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Dive Gear Maintenance

Salt-Away is perfect for protecting your dive gear and is safe on all surfaces.

After every dive, wash all your dive equipment using Salt-Away, simply spray your dive gear down with Salt-Away using the Salt-Attack Mixer or wash in a bucket of Salt-Away solution using a mixing ratio of 1:500.

Using Salt-Attack Mixer

Set the mixer to Salt-Away and give everything a 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 but not in direct sunlight.

Tips

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 out 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: Once your gear is dry, store it in a cool, dry, dark place, away from direct sunlight.

When carrying out maintenance on your dive gear always follow your gear’s specific maintenance instructions.