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Water Refilling Equipments, Where is it now Made?

Just wanna make a follow up infos about the items being imported from China. It is true that most of the items are now coming from China but we have to categorize the suppliers. 1) Branded items - when we talk of BRANDED, these are items originally made from other countries but now they transferred [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mineral Water is Different from Mineralized Water

Just want to inform you that mineral water is different from mineralized water, whether it is mineral or mineralized water, when talking of shelf life, ozone or equivalent process is needed so that water will be protected from bacteriological contaminants while inside the bottle. The mineral contents have no relation with the shelf life as [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alkaline vs Mineral

From Irene: Hi po, may water station po kami 2 yrs na po kaming nag ooperate, inaalok po kami ng franchiser namin na mag dagdag ng machine para sa alkaline pero nabasa ko po sa internet na mabilis masira ang alkaline katulad ng mineral, tutoo po ba? Reply: Miss Irene, Just want to clarify the [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Membrane Efficiency

A friend of mine who is also engaged in water business, asked my help about membrane efficiency. He used the Filmtec LE 4040 to a feed water that has a TDS of 900. As per test protocol, said membrane has the following data: NACL – 2000 ppm Production- 2500 GPD Applied pressure- 150 psi permeate [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Troubleshooting Procon Pump Head

A client went to our office and told me about the problem the he was encountering. He was setting up a water refilling system to his client and he was concern of the unusual sound of the pump head (Procon), kumakalansing daw during the wet run. He purchased the said Procon from us and he [...]

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Micron Filter Specifications

A distributor came to our office and bought 100 pcs. slim 20 sediment filter with 5 micron rating. He told me that the 5 micron rating is very effective in filtering suspended solids from the water not unlike the 10, 20 and 30 micron ratings. As per his concept, there is a very big difference [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

75 GPD Home RO Units and UV Set

Just want to share with you the arguments that I had with the Doctor of one of the foreign embassies that we have here. They want to purchase 75 GPD home RO units from us to be provided to all their embassy staffs. This is part of their program to ensure the safety of all [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Expounding About the Concept of Ultra Violet Sterilizer (UV)

Expounding about the concept of Ultra Violet Sterilizer (UV), we should consider its strength and limitations so that we do not end up expecting something which the UV cannot perform. First, UV is only effective as per its rated flow rate. Technically if UV unit has a capacity of 6 GPM (gallons per minute) then [...]

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What is Anthracite? Carbon? MMDF? GAC?

A client visited our office and ask me these questions: 1) What is Anthracite? 2) What is carbon? 3) Why use Anthracite in MMDF? 4) Why use GAC in carbon tank? 5) What is the difference of Anthracite from Carbon? These are concerns that he wanted to figure out because he kept on buying these [...]

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Anthracite and Granular Activated Carbon Issue Part 2

Anthracite is a coal based media intended to remove particulates from the liquid being filtered. It has a depth filtration function that is why when loaded to the media tank, the said tank is called MMDF (Multi Media Depth Filter) that has the capacity of filtering particulates from its top layer up to its bottom [...]

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