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ULTRA FILTER - ADD-ON incl connectors

0.80 KGS
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Product Description

The ULTRA FILTER offers excellent filtration capacity for water borne pathogens through its 0.01µ Micron filter media. The Ultra filter is designed to remove Bacteria, Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Ecoli, and other water born micro organisms and contaminants.

Further it is an ideal filter for removing Microplastics and Nanoplastics due to its 0.01µm filter mesh media. It simply is added to any existing water filter fountains or water ionisers as a secondary treatment or as a pre-filter. It also comes in complete systems. >> Ultra system,>> Ultra X system, Alka Ultra X. In conjunction with the Alka Fluoride Free as an ADD-ON it completes the filtration of a fluoridated City water supply: >> Alka City Total

The removal of Micro and Nanoplastics is relevant in various water supplies: city tapwater and tankwater, bore water aquifers, reservoirs, creeks and springs.

Inbuilt back-flush system: the Ultra filter has an inbuilt backflush system to maintain and extend filtration capacity and filter life, see installation for more info.

ultrafilter-web-cr.jpgCapacity: 10-18 months usage (dependent on backflush being exercised every 6 months, a sediment or other pre-filter installed, the degree of contamination of the source water and the amount of water being processed)

Working Pressure: 15 - 50 PSI (Please note:  a pressure reducing valve is required for higher water pressures. See 'Accessories' for pressure reducing valve)


ULTRA FILTER  INSTALLATION INFO: ultra-flushing-installation-details-2019.jpg

The Ultra comes with 1/4 " connectors,  and inline valve. The Ultra filter has a water flow direction, identified with an arrow. The arrow shows the normal flow direction when operating as a filter.

Back-flush facility: The Ultra has a 3rd port (3) which is the provision as a back-flush facility. It pays to back-flush the filter approx. every 4-6 months depending on water source quality. Please note: it is recommended for the Ultra to have a pre-filter in order to not clog up too fast;

Pre-filter: approx. 5-20µ (micron) mesh size. The provided inline tap in normal operation mode is placed on the back flush facility, and the tap is closed. See diagram/images

Installation: Standard: Connect the Ultra filter after a prefilter (e.g. 5µ carbon filter) and before a re-mineraliser or Alka Spring or water ionizer. The Back-flush tap is closed in normal filter mode.

Back-flushing: Back-flushing is an easy task. The water needs to run the opposite way beginning at the backflush port ... For more details the Ultra filter comes with detailed instructions including how to back-flush.





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