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Scale Inhibitor & Alkalinity Builder for Softened or Hard Water - Bottle

Scale Inhibitor & Alkalinity Builder for Softened or Hard Water - Bottle

Accepta 6038 is a high performance, highly concentrated solid chemical boiler water scale inhibitor and alkalinity builder scientifically formulated for the treatment and protection of boiler systems operating under softened or hard water conditions.

Accepta 6038 is a solid boiler water treatment product incorporating scale inhibitors and an alkalinity builder and is based on low-level phosphate-polymer, chelant and an alkalinity builder and is suitable for use in boiler systems under both softened and hard water make-up applications. For hard water applications, less than 20 ppm total hardness in the feed water.

Accepta 6038 includes low levels of chelant and polymer; when used over time these components combine to aid on-line system cleaning.

All components of Accepta 6038 conform to US FDA Title 21, Section 173 Boiler Water Additives.

Accepta 6038 is available in fully recyclable plastic bottles each containing 5.5kg of concentrated solid chemical.

Accepta 6038 is packaged in cases containing 4 x 5.5kg bottles.

Each case weighs 21.8kg.

Product Benefits

  • Innovative solid chemical technology
  • High performance boiler water scale inhibitor and alkalinity builder
  • Suitable for softened or hard water conditions
  • Conforms to US FDA Title 21, Section 173 Boiler Water Additives
  • Significant safety improvements
  • Easy to handle, simple to dose
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Reduces carbon footprint
  • Significant space savings

Product Properties

Appearance: Off white to tan amorphous solid
Odour: Nearly odourless
Softening point: 43 - 49 oC
Bulk density: 1197 kg/m3
Solubility in water: Complete but dissolves slowly
pH (1% solution): 11.8

*Full details of the product properties are available in the Safety Data Sheet. See below.

Application & Dosage Information

1kg of Accepta 6038, dosed at a rate of 40 ppm will treat approximately 55,000lbs of boiler blowdown.

One case of Accepta 6038 (21.8kg) is equivalent to 108kg of a conventional liquid product. Comparative values will vary, dependent upon concentration.

Testing & Control

Testing In Boiler Water
Total phosphate (PO4)* 6 – 12 ppm
p-Alkalinity 250 – 600 ppm
Conductivity See manufacturers guidelines

* - Total phosphate is used for ease of testing. If the make-up water contains PO4, adjust or lower the control limits to compensate for this interference.

Test kits suitable for monitoring and controlling the use of Accepta 6038 are available from Accepta.


Feed Accepta 6038 using an Accepta board system.

It is always advisable to carry out a 'Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health' (COSHH) assessment before use.

For further technical assistance concerning Accepta 6038 please contact Accepta.

Safety, Storage & Handling

For full details concerning safety precautions, storage and handling procedures for Accepta 6038 please refer to the latest Safety Data Sheet. To download the latest safety data for this product use the following link:

Safety Data for Accepta 6038

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