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How often do we need to change the RO filters and membrane?
Typical 3 Stage RO Unit. * Change the prefilter and the postfilter every 6 - 12 months is recommended. Recommendation is to change the 2 filters that are vertical every 6 - 12 months. And we
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
Air in water after changing Filters in the RO?
* Why is there Air in water after changing Filters in the RO? Air from New Filters There will always be some air when the filters are changed. It normally takes about a gallon of water u
Whole House Carbon Filter - Which is best for city water?
Hi, I'm a little confused about which unit of carbon filter to purchase, I'm on city water with noticeable chlorine smell when faucet is on, no iron staining has ever been seen, 19 grain hardness of
Sediment filter ahead of the softener - When, Why, and Which one.
QUESTION: I just ordered a Galaxy 5600M system from you today. I was wondering if I should install a sediment filter ahead of the softener? * If you are on a private well and pu
North Star Condition Softeners and Water Filters
* We carry all the commonly used residential parts, and can special order Commercial North Star and various "Water Filters" parts. Residential Water softeners, Models: 3/4" Valve Body = NSC15ED, NSC25
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
Microline Filters S7125 and S7128 are Different Size - Proprietary
Customer Writes: I have an aquapro TFC-4 RO system installed in my home. I need replacement filters ( S7125 and S7128 ) and am having a hard time locating them. I see filters labeled as for TFC-4
Low water flow RO filters - Tank Pressure Problem
The number one reason for low water flow from a reverse osmosis system is low air pressure in the holding tank. The Problem: Low Volume and Poor Pressure Little to No air pressure will result in
Clogged Injector in Iron Filter
Customer writes: Thanks for your help. The problem is described in detail below, but the short version is that I couldn't get the Potassium Permanganate to draw during the regeneration cycle, even af
Iron Filter, Greensand, MGS, Birm and Issues including Clogged Injector
Iron Filter Frequently Asked Questions There are 3 basic types of "Iron Filters". 1 ) BIRM - This media is back washed only. No regenerant used. Requires oxygen to be in the water. Will not w
Microline CTA-14, CTA-14D Obsolete, but filters still available
* Customer Writes: I was in contact with Microline to verify my make. They sent me a manual for the CTA-14D, and also told me it (along with the filters) has been discontinued. Wonder when it was
Microline Filters S7025X and S7028X are Glued into Sump Housing
Customer Writes: I have an older model Microline RO with model number T.F.C. -4x. It lists replacement filters S7206C-06, S7025X-01, S1227RS, and S7028X-01. I'm looking for replacements for these fil
Pyrolox - How To Replace / Use in Filter Tank
For reduction of iron, manganese, and hydrogen sulfide. Requires high flow rate for back washing ( very heavy media ) Requires frequent back washing ( to remove oxidized sediments ) Will not rem
BIRM - How To Replace / Use in Filter Tank
BIRM is primarily used for reduction of iron that is oxidized.. Requires high flow rate for back washing ( heavy media ) Requires frequent back washing ( to remove oxidized sediments ) Normally
Can an Autotrol 255 valve be converted from softener use to filter ( carbon ) use?
Can an Autotrol 255 valve be converted from softener use to filter ( carbon )use? Sure.. Just cut off the # 1 cam lobes ( brine rinse and brine refill ) on your Camshaft, so the # 1 valve disc will N
AIR INJECTION OXIDIZING FILTER SYSTEM = AIO
An AIO Filter ( AIR INJECTION OXIDIZING FILTER SYSTEM ), when properly applied, is an efficient and cost effective system for the removal of iron and sulphur. An AIO system maintains a compressed ďair
How To Replace Media ( Carbon, Birm, Greensand, or Calcite ) in Filter Tank
1. Turn off water, unplug control valve from electric outlet, disconnect control valve from water lines, and drain line. 2. Unscrew control valve ( may require two people ) from Tank. 3. Remove contr
How and Why to use Acid Neutralizing Media Calcite and Corosex ( Magnesium Oxide )
If the water's pH is less then neutral ( 7.0 ), then correction is required to prevent the water from corroding the metal in your plumbing. Most common "symptoms" are blue stains from dissolved coppe
Low Pressure Through Softener On Chlorinated Water
Resin Replacement ( When, Why, and How ) When or Why to replace your softening resins. First let me say that is has been my experience that the resins