Replacement cartridge: ULTRA FILTER without connectors and shut off valve.
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, & Microplastics, Nanoplastics and other water born micro organisms and contaminants. Due to its capacity to remove also Microplastics this filter is also used in City water filter systems.
It has an inbuilt backflush system to maintain and extend filtration capacity and filter life, see installation for more info.
Capacity: 18 months usage (dependent on backflush being exercised every 6 months and a sediment pre-filter installed)
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:
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.
Backflush facility: The Ultra has a 3rd port (3) which is the provision as a backflush facility. It pays to backflush 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 – Port 3, 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. Intake (water supply) is port 1 - Outlet is port 2, - Backflush facility (port3) – tap is closed.
Backflushing: The water needs to run the opposite way. Intake for source water is now: port 3 - Outlet is now port 1. Port 2 (tap) is closed. The Ultra filter comes with detailed instructions including how to backflush.
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