I'm installing a 24 foot by 52 inch Intex pool. I read that pools over 42 inches deep need to be bonded. Also people are saying because of that Intex pools need to be bonded.
- the original filter is double insulated.
- I just purchased an Intex sand filter with GFCI built in and it doesn't have a bonding port nor does it say anything about bonding.
The Intex pool frame has plastic on each tube where it inserts into the other, and a plastic pin to hold in place. So the frame to my knowledge is not a complete conductor of electricity, so in my perspective, bonding the frame at 4 points seems improper.
Does the frame still need to be bonded given the setup?
Also if the frame doesn't need it, does the water and ladder need to be? If so, do I still need to create a halo of copper wire around the pool?