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NovRam, 460i and 460TC timers - What is the difference?
Older versions = NovRam 460 Mid 1990s, replaced by 460i with separate transformer and the 460i design was used in 2011 to create the 460TC as a non-metered "Day" timer replacement for the mec
Choosing a Resin - What is the Difference
I'm trying to decide what kind of resin to buy. I would like a quality resin but I don't know enough about the manufacturers to know if there IS a better or more efficient resin.
5600 - difference between metered, 12 day softener valve and Backwash ONLY
What is the difference between metered demand control and 12 day skipper wheel? * Metered.. Meter Demand Operation ** The Fleck 5600 version - 12 day works ( regenerates ) according to the "days" or
Clack WS1 or WS1.25 - How to Tell the Difference
Customer Wrote: I am fairly confident that what I have is a WS1, but I cannot find a label with either a model or serial number. What is the best way to verify that what I have is the WS1? The easies
Gears, Housing, Motor Inside the 460i and 460TC timers - What is the difference?
Internal view of the 460i and 460TC with circuit board removed. There are 2 smaller drive gears.The one closest to the motor gear is this one, see AP420A43: http://www.s
Autotrol 155 or 255 - How to Tell Which You Have
How do I know if I have an Autotrol 155 ( 1550-TC ) or a model 255 Valve? The Series 155  was replaced by the Series 255 late 1995 ( early 1996 ). An easy way to tell the difference is, the
Autotrol Date Codes - Serial Numbers
How do I know when my Autotrol 150, 160, 155 ( 1550-TC ), 163, 168, 255, 263, or a model 268 Valve was made? Example of Newer Models The serial number is: 255189030016 This is found on a
Autotrol 155 ( 1550-TC ) Valve Leaks - How to solve them
Customer writes: My Autotrol 1550-TC unit leaks water from the control valve body. Should this be rebuilt or replaced to solved the leaking? **** Leaks are easy to fix. Either the o-rings, or flapper
Autotrol 155 or 255 - Injector Size / Color - Why BLUE is sometimes used on 8 inch tanks
Often you will find a Blue Injector ( AP28F-BB, 1032971 ) installed in an Autotrol Valve used on an 8 inch diameter tank, BECAUSE: Most valves come from manufacturer with the BLUE injector installed
460TC or Logix 740 - Which Timer Replacement is Best?
Hello. I am helping my father purchase an Autotrol 255 Valve Module and I noticed that there are two option I can choose from. There is one that comes with the 460TC timer and one that comes wit
440 Upgrade to 760 metered demand Logix Timer - How?
There is now a Conversion "kit" for the metered Logix Valves. Metered Control Upgrade for the Autotrol 255 / 460i is this 760 Logix Kit ( AP1255006 ) with Indoor ( open face ) Cover as shown, unle
Autotrol 155 with 440 Upgrade to 740 Day timer or 760 metered demand Logix Timer - How?
The Logix Upgrade Kits ( 740 or 760 ) are not meant to be used on the older Autotrol 155 ( 1550-TC ) Valve Bodies, but can be if you are willing to do some cutting of the new Logix Top Plate that mus
How often do we need to change the Membrane in the RO?
* Change the prefilter and the postfilter every 6 - 12 months is recommended. But not the "membrane", as it can last 2 - 5 years. How do we know when it's time to change the membrane
5600 Piston Assembly Types - Softener - Filter - Low Water
Piston Assembly 60102-00, 60102-10, 60102-20 What is the Difference? Technically ( see page 8 and 16-19 in Fleck 5600 service manual ); The color of the Teflon coating of the piston may be Gree
5600 - Manual Regenerate - Cycle Times
To regenerate the Fleck 5600 valve used on softener, without working timer motor. The following steps are involved in regeneration: Time to leave in each cycle Regen - none, valve does nothi
Technetic 1000, Plus, 1100i replacement Valve Recommendation
Customer Question: Hi I have an Technetic 1100 it needs to be replaced can you tell what one would be the best to replace it with. Thanks The Valve that is closest to your Technetics is the Autotro
Brine Cam Gear Sheared and Broken Off Plastic Housing Inside
CUSTOMER WRITES: I have a Fleck 5600 Econominder valve. The brine valve gear sheared and broke off internally. The plastic that the screw goes into is broken off in the housing and it appears that
Fleck 5600 SE or SXT are NOT the same as Mechanical Versions of Fleck 5600
The Electronic Fleck Valves ( 5600SE, SXT, 6600, 6700, etc ) use Special Power Heads. I have a Fleck 5600SXT. Do all of the Fleck 5600 parts fit this model too? * NO. The
BLFC button question 0.25 versus 0.50 gpm with Fleck
Customer Writes: I noticed that the new Injector drain assembly that I got from you guys has a smaller number that the one I have - the one that connects to the brine tank is wrong- the new one is 0.
Pressure Drop or Flow Rate reductions through a Water Softener / Filter System - Things to Consider
Pressure or Flow Rate Problems # 1 REASON is the RESINS in the water softener need to be changed. . and this is discussed at the end of this article ( and several other places on our website