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Types of O-Rings and How They Are Used in Water Treatment Systems
John Woodard
February 27, 2024
O-rings are by no means a new technology, but they are still used everywhere a reliable seal is needed between two or more components. Their inexpensiveness, effectiveness, and versatility make O-rings capable of sealing in systems that transport many different liquids and gases. Because they are installed in so many applications, O-rings offer a variety of seal types based on the material they ut
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What Is a Reverse Osmosis System and How Does It Work?
Widely considered one of the most effective water filtration methods, reverse osmosis (RO) creates clean, great-tasting water. RO systems are used in a variety of applications, including filtration fo
John Woodard 10/16/2023
How to Remove Microplastics from Drinking Water
Microplastics are one of the chief environmental concerns today. Whether microplastics contaminate food, water, or even air, they have made their way to all parts of the globe and pose a threat to any
John Woodard 08/07/2023
What Is a Sump Pump and How Does It Work?
A flooded basement is a homeowner’s nightmare. A sump pump protects your home from heavy rains and rising waters that leave behind enormous repair costs and structural damages. It's important to know
John Woodard 06/03/2022
What is TDS in Water & Why Should You Measure It?
Water is considered a universal solvent because of its ability to dissolve and absorb molecules from various substances, and the number of dissolved particles in a volume of water is called the total
John Woodard 03/23/2021
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Types of O-Rings and How They Are Used in Water Treatment Systems
O-rings are by no means a new technology, but they are still used everywhere a reliable seal is needed between two or more components. Their inexpensiveness, effectiveness, and versatility make O-rings capable of sealing in systems that transport many different liquids and gases. Because they are installed in so many applications, O-rings offer a variety of seal types based on the material they ut
02/27/2024
How Many Microns Should Your Water Filter Be?
02/21/2024
How a Permeate Pump Works in a Reverse Osmosis System
A permeate pump increases the efficiency and productivity of a reverse osmosis system. Without a permeate pump, a reverse osmosis (RO) system dispenses a lot of water to the drain and produces clean water at a slower rate. John Woodard, our Master Water Specialist, explains how this RO water pump can improve your reverse osmosis system. What is a permeate pump? A permeate pump is installed in a re
02/19/2024
How to Make Water Safe to Drink During Natural Disasters
According to UNICEF, about 74 percent of all natural disasters are water related, meaning they can have an impact on water supplies. Many types of natural disasters and other emergencies can affect your home’s drinking water. Planning ahead to counter these situations is not always possible or practical, but there are many measures homeowners can take to prepare their water supplies for potential
02/16/2024
Home Water Filtration
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How to Make Water Safe to Drink During Natural Disasters
According to UNICEF, about 74 percent of all natural disasters are water related, meaning they can have an impact on water supplies. Many types of natural disasters and other emergencies can affect your home’s drinking water. Planning ahead to counter these situations is not always possible or practical, but there are many measures homeowners can take to prepare their water supplies for potential
02/16/2024
How to Remove Arsenic from Water
Throughout history, arsenic has been famed for its lethal toxicity. From its use as poison in ancient times to its inclusion as an ingredient in pesticides and herbicides today, arsenic has always held and still holds a deadly connotation. It comes as no surprise, then, that arsenic-contaminated water is an issue that needs to be addressed. Below you can find information about the risks of arsenic
02/02/2024
What Is a Spin-Down Filter and How Does It Work?
A spin-down filter or sediment trap captures dirt, debris, and sand from water. A spin-down filter or sediment trapper removes large particles from water before it enters your other treatment systems and equipment. In this article, you can discover how spin-down filters work and how to install and clean your sediment filter. What is a spin-down filter? A spin-down filter is made to capture large
01/23/2024
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How to Choose the Right Bilge Pump for Your Boat
Bilge pumps are an essential safety and maintenance feature of any boat. They prevent flooding and protect vessels from becoming too heavy due to fluid buildup. The quality of a bilge pump can mean the difference between staying afloat and sinking, so incorporating the correct pump is crucial. There are numerous types, sizes, and configurations of bilge pumps to choose from, which can be overwhelm
02/13/2024
What Is the Best Water for Coffee at Home?
Water plays a crucial role in crafting the perfect cup of coffee, constituting about 98% of its composition. As a result, achieving clean, crisp water is essential for optimal brewing. While coffee shops utilize specialized filtration systems for consistency, selecting the right water at home can be challenging. Understanding how water interacts with coffee flavors is key. Certain filtration syste
02/09/2024
5 Tips for Coffee and Espresso Water Filtration
Around 400 million cups of coffee are consumed in the United States each day. If you are one of the 150 million coffee drinkers in the US, you have likely sipped a cup of coffee or espresso and noticed the flavor is not up to par. While the coffee bean is usually the star of the show, the water used to extract flavor from these beans is an often underappreciated aspect of coffee making. In this ar
11/10/2023
6 Must-Have Reverse Osmosis Features
Reverse osmosis systems come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so many homeowners may wonder which system works best for their home. The perfect RO system for your home provides crisp, clear drinking water for you and your family. In this article, we’ll share six key features to look for when shopping for a residential reverse osmosis system. 6 important reverse osmosis features The perfect rev
10/27/2023
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