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How Does Ion Exchange Resin Work, and How Long Does It Last?

November 5, 2019

If you’re investigating various types of water treatment strategies, you might consider the use of ion exchange resin. Ion exchange is a chemical reaction process in which dissolved ions get removed from a solution and then get replaced with other ions that have a similar (or the exact same) electrical charge. The ion exchange resin, then, is the medium used to facilitate that ion exchange reaction. This resin is made out of polymers that create a system of hydrocarbons. As a general rule, you can expect an ion exchange resin to last about 10 to 15 years in water treatment... View Article

The Benefits of Using Activated Carbon Water Filters

October 22, 2019

Clean water plays a vital role in our everyday lives. From the water we drink, to the water we use for cleaning our dishes and our clothes, to the water used in medical, industrial and other commercial facilities, it is crucial to have water that is sufficiently clean and does not deliver any adverse effects. Activated carbon filters are perhaps the most common kind of water filtration system used in industrial settings. They are natural and come with many health benefits for users. Here are just a few examples of some of those benefits: It only removes the substances you... View Article

Importance of Understanding Water Treatment Processes

October 12, 2019

It is nearly impossible to guarantee all public water systems produce safe water. They collect both surface and groundwater, and those sources are never completely free of contaminants. This is why home- and business-based water treatment systems are popular. Water filtration creates safer water and addresses the contaminants that may be affecting taste and safety. Here is why you should understand water treatment processes and consider investing in a filtration system: Contamination is common—and easy: When water is treated in public systems, it is vulnerable to contamination through all stages of its journey. Before collection, it is found in natural... View Article

Consider a Reverse Osmosis System for Your Home or Business

September 28, 2019

A reverse osmosis system is one of the most effective systems for water filtration. Using pressure, it pushes water through a special membrane to remove contaminants and minerals but keep the water flowing. It is one of the more thorough systems, which is why it is a popular choice for homes and businesses. Here are five reasons why you should choose this type of system today: Better tasting water: All the health advice focuses on staying hydrated and consuming enough water. This is easier to do if water does not contain funky mineral or metallic flavors. The reverse osmosis system... View Article

What Exactly Is Ion Exchange?

September 11, 2019

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “ion exchange.” You may even know that this process is important in a variety of applications. But what exactly is ion exchange? And what is an ion exchange resin? These concepts are crucial to water treatment processes. If you are involved in water treatment or are considering investing in a water treatment system, it’s important to familiarize yourself with these terms. Use the following overview to educate yourself on this topic so you can make informed decisions when it comes to selecting water filtration systems for your property. What is ion exchange? This is a... View Article

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