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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.
HANKSCRAFT H2O PRODUCTS and Replacement Valves
Hankscraft's Mission Our company mission is to "Deliver value through innovation, creativity and diversification". It is simple, yet it guides everything we do. Our history dates back to the
Brasswell Water Quality Systems - Jackson, Missouri
Braswell systems are proprietary, and there are few dealers that have sold or service this unique valve design. Your best chance of getting assistance would be to contact the manufacturer directly. Br
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
Salt Usage In Water Softening
How much salt should my softener be using? 1. The average is 80 lbs. per month, BUT can vary depending upon the type of valve used and the quality of water being treated. 2. Metered valves w
Common Water Problems
What types of water problems are common? Hardness in your water. Hardness is dissolved rock and minerals like calcium and magnesium. Water hardness causes scale build-up in your pipes, washing ma
Refilling when it should Sucking Water out of Salt Tank ( Brine Rinse cycle ) Fleck Valve
When Water is coming out of the Valve during the Brine Rinse Cycle ( when suction should be drawing water out, NOT putting water in ), there are several things to check / look for as the source of the
440i motor replacement guide
I bought an electric motor for my autotrol 440i. I can not figure out how to remove the motor. There is no screw in this one only a clip at the top and bottom. I can not turn it to remove it. Help!
Carbon replacement - How often should you replace the carbon in a whole house unit?
QUESTION: How often should you replace the carbon in a whole house unit? My tank measures 10" x 54" and the water coming out is clear and odorless. I called one local company and they told me "never"
MacClean McClean Mac Clean Mc Clean Valve
The MacClean valves and tank are proprietary in design after 2001 ( bought out by CUNO, which in turn was bought out by 3M ). See: http://www.aquapure.com/ or http://www.aquapurefilters.com/store/prod
Adding Carbon to Resin in same Tank - Not Recommended
How much of the carbon do I need to add to resin? * NONE. The small amount that some manufacturers add ( Rainsoft and Ionics are two, but there are others ) does next to nothing after 3 months.
Frequency of Regeneration - How Often Should Softener Recharge?
There is no simple formula, as there are many "variables" that must be considered when "setting" a water softener valve regeneration frequency. First is the "quality" of the water you are treating
Recommendation of Fleck 5600 Econominder and Hankscraft Equivalent water softener replacement valves - Which Brand is Best?
I'm trying to decide what brand / manufacturer of water softener system is best. Who do you recommend? We like any system that uses the Fleck 5600 Econominder Valve. And these are not sold as a
How does Hankscraft metered valve compare with the Fleck 5600 or the Hankscraft digital unit in terms of lasting durability
How does Hankscraft metered valve compare with the Fleck 5600 or the Hankscraft digital unit in terms of lasting durability The RESINS does all the "work", so all water softeners are 95% the same in
Choosing a Softener System - Which Brand is Best?
I'm trying to decide what brand / manufacturer of water softener system is best. Who do you recommend? We like any system that uses the Fleck 5600 Econominder Valve. An
Potassium Chloride - Substitute for Salt ( Sodium Chloride )
Customer asks about using Potassium Chloride in place of Salt ( sodium chloride ). I have a standard water softener with a fleck valve I was wondering if I could switch to potassium chluoride t
How to Use Standard and Quick Connect Fittings - Video
How the common Water Filter systems connection 1/4" and 3/8" fittings are to be used, and how the Quick Connect fittings operate. Repair Kits for the Quick Connect can be found, Here: http:
Meter - Cover Replacement - How Long Should This Part Last?
The Life of the Meter Cover can vary greatly. Some last 20 years. Some fail after only a few months or a couple of years. As you can see in the photo below, they are very complex inside ( lots of sma
Do I need an Iron Filter?
Before the question can be answered ( Is an Iron Filter needed to treated the water ), it's necessary to KNOW more about the water quality and planned usage ( how much water ), AND if there is an Exi
MacClean CUNO Aqua Pure that used Fleck 5600 and Fleck 2500 parts
The MacClean valves and tank are proprietary in design after 2001 ( bought out by CUNO, which in turn was bought out by 3M ). See: http://www.aquapure.com/ or http://www.aquapurefilters.com/store/prod