Nitrate Countertop Water Filter System
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Our Nitrate Countertop Water Filter System is dependable and built to last for years. This countertop system installs in seconds and sits on the countertop for water on demand. Quick and easy to use, stylish, convenient, and effectively removes many contaminants, including Nitrates, from your water.
- A diverter valve switches between filtered and unfiltered water
- Sits on the counter and easily connects to any kitchen faucet
- White (Polypropylene) housing is BPA Free
- Great for homes, apartments or office use.
- Option for countertop models only: Washable Pre-filtration Filter: use with any countertop system to help remove sediment thus enabling your filter to work more efficiently
Nitrate Removal Water Filter Cartridge
Water travels through a Nitrate-selective media. Nitrate reduction is 90% to 95% and breakthrough is not affected by sulfate levels. The capacity is 3000 ppm (parts per million) of nitrates as CaCO3. To determine capacity, first, calculate the ppm of nitrates as CaCO3, then divide that number into 3000 to get the gallons. This cartridge can be regenerated using a sodium chloride brine.*
Important Note: The nitrate cartridge in this system requires manual salinity regeneration. The media must be recharged in order to maintain optimum performance. If the media is not regenerated, then the media will exhaust and result in a permeate of 0. The cycle of regeneration will vary based on the influent level of nitrate.
The process of regeneration involves dissolving salt in water (2-3 cups of salt for every 3-4 cups of water) stir well and soak (you may want to use something to hold the cartridge down) the cartridge for 1-2 hours, then soak the cartridge in tap water for an additional 1-2 hours, rinse with the tap running tap water and reinstall the cartridge. Regeneration is not required before its first use even if the cartridge has been unopened for a period of time.
SMART Water Filter Cartridge
Our special house blend of 2 types of coconut-shell GAC (including Catalytic) with 2 types of Eagle Redox Alloys® (9500 & 6500) & anion exchange resin. This blend effectively reduces & removes heavy metals, chlorine & chloramine, pesticides & herbicides, pharmaceutical by-products & other inorganic substances such as petroleum byproducts. Ceramic and Tourmaline balls to enhance the water and maintain a more alkaline pH. To read about how GAC's work, click here. To read about the ERA® Oxidation/Reduction Process, click here.
Water flows through a bed of media made of a special high-purity alloy blend of two dissimilar metals - copper and zinc (ERA-6500, ERA-9500). ERA-6500 and ERA-9500 are major advancements in water treatment technology that works on the electrochemical and spontaneous-oxidation-reduction (Eagle Redox Alloy®) principles. Chlorine is instantaneously and almost inexhaustibly oxidized.
Water flows through ion exchange resins, reducing heavy metals such as lead, copper, aluminum, and water hardness.
Water flows through granulated activated carbon (GAC). GAC is universally recognized and widely used as an effective adsorbent for a wide variety of organic contaminants, such as chlorine (99.9%), chemicals linked to cancer (THM's, benzene) pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, volatile organic compounds (VOC's), PCB's, MTBE's and hundreds of other chemical contaminants that may be present in water causing bad taste and odors in your drinking water.
All Crystal Quest® GAC is a mixed blend of coconut shell and catalytic GAC to address both chlorine, chloramines, and these byproducts.
Carbon Block Water Filter Cartridge
Water travels through a 5-micron solid carbon cartridge for removing volatile organic carbon compounds (VOCs), insecticides, pesticides, and industrial solvents and traps particles larger than 5 microns including sediment, silt, sand, and dirt.
|Single||5"L x 13"H x 5"W||5.5"L x 13.5"H x 5"W|
|Double||10"L x 13"H x 5"W||9"L x 13.5"H x 5"W|
|Triple||15"L x 13"H x 5"W||14.5"L x 13.5"H x 5"W|
|Min Operating Pressure||20 psi (pounds per sq. in.)|
|Max Operating Pressure||60 psi (pounds per sq. in.)|
|Min Operating Temperature||40° F|
|Max Operating Temperature||90° F|
|Max Flow Rate||0.5 GPM (gallons per minute)|
Regeneration Process and Capacity of the Nitrate Cartridge
(<100 PPM HARDNESS)
2-7/8” x 9-3/4”
.5 GPM (1.9 lpm)
5,500 ppm Nitrate*
Which cartridges are in my system?
|Carbon Block Filter Cartridge (2-7/8“ x 9-3/4”) CQE-RC-04000||No||No||Yes|
|Nitrate Filter Cartridge (2-7/8“ x 9-3/4”) CQE-RC-04007||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|SMART Filter Cartridge (2-7/8“ x 9-3/4”) CQE-RC-04002||No||Yes||Yes|