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Filters and Water Treatments Carbon Filter Benefits

Removes chlorine

Improves taste and odour (smell)

Reduces organics & pesticides

Reduces colour

Reduces heavy metals

Low running costs

Simple programming

Easy to read (Backlight screen )

Alarms if errors found

Automatic self cleaning

Advanced history and diagnostics features

Reduce chlorine, organics & colour, improve taste & odour Filpumps carbon systems can reduce chlorine, colour, organics, some heavy metals and improve the taste and odour of your water and are often used in conjunction with other Filpumps water treatment systems to provide a total water solution. Filpumps can help you chose the best system for your water.

Uses of carbon

How does it work?

Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) filters are an excel-

GAC works by absorbing the soluble pollutants onto

lent choice for removal of chlorine, taste and odour, or

its surface and holding them. Because it has such a

organics in water. Some types will even reduce metals.

massive surface area the amount of absorption is

Coconut based carbons are a general purpose carbon

probably one of the greatest of any natural man made

especially useful in reducing chlorine eg for taste or

material available. Eventually all the pores are filled

before RO membranes. Coal based carbons are partic-

and the carbon will need to be replaced. As the con-

ularly useful for reducing pesticides and other organ-

taminants are absorbed onto the carbon backwashing

ics while bone charcoal has uses for colour and heavy

the filters is a good idea as the pollutants are held firm

metal reduction.

but the carbon can be rebeded stopping channelling.

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Carbon filter