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What is Reverse Osmosis?

Reverse Osmosis is a technology that is used to remove a large majority of contaminants from water by pushing the water under pressure through a semi-permeable membrane.

How does Reverse Osmosis work?

Reverse Osmosis works by using a high pressure pump to increase the pressure on the salt side of the RO and force the water across the semi-permeable RO membrane, leaving almost all (around 95% to 99%) of dissolved salts behind in the reject stream. The amount of pressure required depends on the salt concentration of the feed water. The more concentrated the feed water, the more pressure is required to overcome the osmotic pressure. Ultimately, the factors that affect the performance of a Reverse Osmosis System are:

  • Incoming water pressure
  • Water Temperature
  • Type and number of total dissolved solids (TDS) in the tap water
  • The quality of the filters and membranes used in the RO System (see operating specs)

What does a Reverse Osmosis System Remove?

A reverse osmosis membrane will remove impurities and particles larger than .001 microns.
Elements and the Percent R.O. Membranes will remove

Sodium 85 - 94%
Sulfate 96 - 98%
Calcium 94 - 98%
Potassium 85 - 95%
Nitrate 60 - 75%
Iron 94 - 98%
Zinc 95 - 98%
Mercury 95 - 98%
Selenium 94 - 96%
Phosphate 96 - 98%
Lead 95 - 98%
Arsenic 92 - 96%
Magnesium 92 - 96%
Nickel 96 - 98%
Fluoride 85 - 92%
Manganese 94 - 98%
Cadmium 95 - 98%
Barium 95 - 98%
Cyanide 84 - 92%
Chloride 85 - 92%

How can bacteria be removed from water?

Bacteria and other microorganisms are removed from water through disinfection. This means that certain substances are added to kill the bacteria, these are called biocides.

Why do I need a water purifier in my home?

Every home absolutely needs a water purifier for both drinking water,showering and bathing.If you live in a city, the water treatment plant is adding chemicals to your water to prevent illness from bacteria and toxic algae.These chemicals are not effects human body. Other chemicals are added for other reasons. It is up to you to remove the chemicals at the point of use with a water purification system to protect yourself from the serious long term effects of these poisons.

Which type of water treatment product should I purchase?

First know what is in your water that you want to remove specific contaminants. This is accomplished through a water analysis. Next investigate what type of systems are available that address your specific needs. There are a number of resources that you can use to make a good buying decision. Remember the overall water quality in the Rajasthan is not very good, so never ever buy a product that is sold to you via scare or alarm tactics.

How do I know if my reverse osmosis water is pure ?

If your RO product water is pure, your aquarium should have minimal algae growth, a steady pH level, and low phosphate and nitrate levels. You can check the purity of your RO product water using a conductivity meter, TDS meter, or by measuring the general hardness and alkalinity of the water with a test kit. Purified water will have a general hardness of 0 GH and alkalinity of 0 dKH. If your test values vary from those described above, you may need to replace cartridges and/or the RO membrane.

How does Softener work?

During normal conditioning, raw water enters the system through an inlet at the top of the resin tank. As it sleeps down through the resin bed, hardness and scale are collected on the ion exchange sites of the resin. The result is the quality and convenience of conditioned water. During the regeneration cycle, the system automatically regenerates the ion exchange resin while gently influence the resin bed to remove foreign particles.

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