Section 3


Specialty Filters Cartridges
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3.1: Cation Exchange Resin Cartridges

Water softener cartridges are typically used to reduce Calcium and Magnesium hardness, along with other metals, by process of ion exchange. After filter life, these cartridges could be regenerated and reused again.

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use water softener cartridges
  • Available in 8% Cross Link, and 10% Cross Link resin
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • Automatic washers and washing machines
  • Water-using appliances
  • Pre-treatment or post-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and light industrial applications (laboratory)

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media: Polystyrene Gel crosslinked with DVB
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

Cation Exchange Resin Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-SOFT082.5” X 10”ALL 8% CATION RESIN1.5 LBS.960 Grains Hardness20
SP-10-SOFT10ALL 10% CATION RESIN
SP-20-SOFT082.5” X 20”ALL 8% CATION RESIN3.0 LBS.1,920 Grains Hardness12
SP-20-SOFT10ALL 10% CATION RESIN
SP-10BB-SOFT084.5” X 10”ALL 8% CATION RESIN4.0 LBS.2,560 Grains Hardness6
SP-10BB-SOFT10ALL 10% CATION RESIN
SP-20BB-SOFT084.5” X 20”ALL 8% CATION RESIN8.0 LBS.5,120 Grains Hardness6
SP-20BB-SOFT10ALL 10% CATION RESIN

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.2: Mixed Bed (DI) Resin Cartridges

DI resin cartridges. A mixture of strong acid cation resin (Hydrogen form), and Strong Base Anion Resin (Hydroxide form). 50% Cation and 50% Anion, with a volumetric ratio of 1:1. Typically used to reduce TDS down to zero.

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use water softener cartridges
  • High purity DI resin 50% Cation and 50% Anion
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • High purity at low flow applications
  • Pharmaceutical and laboratory grade water
  • Fish tanks and horticulture applications
  • Post-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and light industrial applications (laboratory)

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media: Polystyrene Gel crosslinked with DVB
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

Mixed Bed Deionization (DI) Resin Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-MBDI2.5” X 10”50% CATION, 50% ANION1.5 LBS.1,200 ppm TDS20
SP-20-MBDI2.5” X 20”3.0 LBS.2,400 ppm TDS12
SP-10BB-MBDI4.5” X 10”4.0 LBS.3,200 ppm TDS6
SP-20BB-MBDI4.5” X 20”8.0 LBS.6,400 ppm TDS6

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.3: Slow Dissolve Polyphosphate Cartridges

Polyphosphate media helps prevent lime and scale deposits from water and is effective for treating corrosion and iron problems. The slow dissolving beads dissolve at a controlled concentration to inhibit scale formation and corrosion. A concentration level of 0.5 ppm to 5.0 ppm polyphosphate is typical for scale and corrosion treatment.

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use polyphosphate cartridges
  • Prevents scale build-up, inhibits corrosion, and controls iron
  • Slow dissolving polyphosphate media in small glassy beads
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • Potable drinking water systems
  • Water coolers, coffee machines, and ice machines
  • Cooling and refrigeration equipment
  • Pre-treatment and post-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial applications

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media: Polyphosphate spheres
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

Mixed Bed Deionization (DI) Resin Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-PHOS2.5” X 10”ALL POLYPHOSPHATE BEADS3.0 LBS.30,000 ppm Phosphate, at 1.0 GPM20
SP-10-PHOS/GAC50% POLYPHOSHPATE
BEADS (1.5 LBS.)
50% GAC
(0.5 LBS.)
15,000 ppm Phosphate, at 1.0 GPM
SP-20-PHOS2.5” X 20”ALL POLYPHOSPHATE BEADS6.0 LBS.60,000 ppm Phosphate, at 2.0 GPM12
SP-20-PHOS/GAC50% POLYPHOSHPATE
BEADS (3.0 LBS.)
50% GAC
(1.0 LBS.)
30,000 ppm Phoshpate, at 2.0 GPM
SP-10BB-PHOS4.5” X 10”ALL POLYPHOSPHATE BEADS8.0 LBS.80,000 ppm Phosphate, at 3.0 GPM6
SP-10BB-PHOS/GAC50% POLYPHOSHPATE
BEADS (4.0 LBS.)
50% GAC
(1.5 LBS.)
40,000 ppm Phoshpate, at 3.0 GPM
SP-20BB-PHOS4.5” X 20”ALL POLYPHOSPHATE BEADS16.0 LBS.160,000 ppm Phoshpate, at 5.0 GPM6
SP-20BB-PHOS/GAC50% POLYPHOSHPATE
BEADS (8.0 LBS.)
50% GAC
(3.0 LBS.)
80,000 ppm Phosphate at 5.0 GPM

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.4: Calcite & Corosex Cartridges

Calcite media (Calcium Carbonate aka crushed white marble) slowly dissolves in acidic water as it passes through the media. This increases the pH and Alkalinity of the water; which helps prevent corrosion of pipes and fixtures.

Corosex media (Magnesium Oxide) dissolves in acidic water as it passes through the media. This increases the pH and Alkalinity of water; which helps prevent corrosion of pipes and fixtures.
To cover a wider range of acidic water, and to cater to varying flow rates, it is recommended to mix Calcite media and Corosex media.

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use Calcite and Corosex cartridges
  • Increase pH and Alkalinity of the water
  • Prevent corrosion of pipes and fixtures
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • Make aggressive acidic water more balanced
  • Post filter on RO or DI systems to increase mineral content
  • Pre-treatment and post-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial applications

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media Calcite: Calcium Carbonate granules
  • Filter Media Corosex: Magnesium Oxide granules
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
    Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

PH Increasing Mineral Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-CAL2.5” X 10”ALL CALCITE3.0 LBS.6 Months at 2.0 GPM20
SP-10-CAL/COR50% CALCITE (1.5 LBS.)50% COROSEX (1.0 LBS.)
SP-20-CAL2.5” X 20”ALL CALCITE6.0 LBS6 Months at 4.0 GPM20
SP-20-CAL/COR50% CALCITE (3.0 LBS.)50% COROSEX (2.0 LBS.)
SP-10BB-CAL4.5” X 10”ALL CALCITE8.0 LBS.6 Months at 5.0 GPM6
SP-10BB-CAL/COR50% CALCITE (4.0 LBS.)50% COROSEX (2.6 LBS.)
SP-20BB-CAL4.5” X 20”ALL CALCITE16.0 LBS.6 Months at 10.0 GPM6
SP-20BB-CAL/COR550% CALCITE (8.0 LBS.)50% COROSEX

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.5: KDF-55 and KDF-85 Cartridges

KDF-55 Media is typically used to reduce chlorine and heavy metals from water supply by the Reduction Oxidation process (Redox). KDF-55 media prevents bacteria and algae growth, and controls scale; and maybe used with carbon media prolonging carbon media’s life.

KDF-85 Media is typically used to reduce hydrogen sulfide and iron from water supply by the Reduction Oxidation process (Redox). KDF-85 media prevents bacteria and algae growth, and controls scale; and maybe used with carbon media prolonging carbon media’s life.

Features

  • Compact, easy to use cartridges
  • Chlorine and heavy metals reduction (KDF-55)
    Hydrogen Sulfide and Iron reduction (KDF-85
  • Prevents bacterial and algae growth
  • Extends life of carbon media
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications

  • Pre-filter on drinking water systems
  • City water or well water supply
  • Pre-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial applications

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media: KDF-55 or KDF-85 high purity copper-zinc granules
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

KDF-55 Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-KDF552.5” X 10”ALL KDF-555.0 LBS.75,000 Gallons at 1.0 GPM20
SSP-10-KDF55-01/GAC1.0 LB. KDF-550.8 LBS. GAC15,000 Gallons at 1.0 GPM
SP-20-KDF552.5” X 20”ALL KDF-5510.0 LBS.112,500 Gallons at 1.0 GPM12
SP-20-KDF55-02/GAC2.0 LB. KDF-551.6 LBS. GAC22,500 Gallons at 1.0 GPM
SP-10BB-KDF554.5” X 10”ALL KDF-5513.0 LBS.210,000 Gallons at 2.0 GPM6
SP-10BB-KDF55-02/GAC2.0 LB. KDF-552.5 LBS. GAC34,000 Gallons at 2.0 GPM
SSP-20BB-KDF554.5” X 20”ALL KDF-5526.0 LBS.500,000 Gallons at 3.0 GPM
SP-20BB-KDF55-04/GAC4.0 LB. KDF-555.0 LBS. GAC80,000 Gallons at 3.0 GPM

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

KDF-85 Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-KDF852.5” X 10”ALL KDF-855.0 LBS.75,000 Gallons at 1.0 GPM20
SSP-10-KDF85-01/GAC1.0 LB. KDF-850.8 LBS. GAC15,000 Gallons at 1.0 GPM
SP-20-KDF852.5” X 20”ALL KDF-8510.0 LBS.112,500 Gallons at 1.0 GPM12
SP-20-KDF85-02/GAC2.0 LB. KDF-851.6 LBS. GAC22,500 Gallons at 1.0 GPM
SP-10BB-KDF854.5” X 10”ALL KDF-8513.0 LBS.210,000 Gallons at 2.0 GPM6
SP-10BB-KDF85-02/GAC2.0 LB. KDF-852.5 LBS. GAC34,000 Gallons at 2.0 GPM
SSP-20BB-KDF854.5” X 20”ALL KDF-8526.0 LBS.500,000 Gallons at 3.0 GPM
SP-20BB-KDF85-04/GAC4.0 LB. KDF-855.0 LBS. GAC80,000 Gallons at 3.0 GPM

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.6: Activated Alumina (AAL) Cartridges

Activated Alumina is a synthetic aluminum oxide typically used to treat Fluoride from a water supply. Through a chemical reaction, AAL cartridges reduce Fluoride from a water supply.

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use Activated Alumina cartridges
  • Filter out Fluoride from water supply
  • Minimum pressure drop
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • Private Wells, with tolerance to a wide range of pH
  • Pre-treatment and or post-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial applications

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media: Aluminum Oxide Beads, synthetic
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

Activated Alumina (AAL) Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-AAL2.5” X 10”ALL ACTIVATED ALUMINA1.5 LBS.500 Gallons20
SP-20-AAL2.5” X 20”3.0 LBS.1,000 Gallons12
SP-10BB-AAL4.5” X 10”4.5 LBS.1,500 Gallons6
SP-20BB-AAL4.5” X 20”9.0 LBS.3,000 Gallons

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.7: Catalytic Carbon Cartridges

Catalytic Carbon is carbon with a unique surface structure that enhances its catalytic properties. Besides the typical uses of traditional activated carbon, Catalytic carbon is typically used to treat and reduce Hydrogen Sulfide and Chloramines from water supply.

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use Catalytic Carbon cartridges
  • Treat Hydrogen Sulfide without using additional chemicals
  • Treat Chloramines from water supply
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • Well water or municipal water supplies
  • Replacement of traditional activated carbon cartridges
  • Pre-treatment and or post-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial applications

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media: Catalytic Granular Activated Carbon
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

CATCARB Catalytic Carbon Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty
SP-10-CATCARB2.5” X 10”ALL COAL BASED CATALYTIC
CARBON GRANULES
1.0 LBS.2,000 Gallons
at 1.0 GPM
20
SP-20-CATCARB2.5” X 20”2.0 LBS.4,000 Gallons
at 2.0 GPM
12
SP-10BB-CATCARB4.5” X 10”3.0 LBS.5,000 Gallons
at 3.0 GPM
6
SP-20BB-CATCARB4.5” X 20”6.0 LBS.10,000 Gallons
at 4.0 GPM

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.8: Crystal Flow® Media Cartridges

Crystal Flow® is a new scale-prevention technology, it utilizes the media’s special atomic structure as a template, with nucleation sites on the surface, to achieve Molecular Nanotechnology Transformation (MNT); basically transforming dissolved hardness to microscopic crystals. These crystals are then released preventing hardness from forming (scale buildup).

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use Crystal Flow cartridges
  • Treat hardness from water supply by converting Ca and Mg into harmless micro crystals
  • No salt needed and no sodium added to water
  • Efficient with minimum contact time required
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • Well water or municipal water supplies
  • Food service, coffee makers, espresso machines, ice makers.
  • Water using appliances, dish washer, water heater, boilers
  • Pre-treatment and or post-treatment filter on a multi-stage configuration
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial applications

Materials of Construction:

  • Filter Media: Crystal Flow Media beads
  • Outer Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

Crystal Flow® Media Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaOncesPoundsFilter Life*Box Qty.
SP-10-CF02102.5″ X 10″210 ML7.0 Ounces.4375 LB24 Months at 1.0 GPM20
SP-10-CF0300300 ML10.0 Ounces.0625 LB24 Months at 2.0 GPM
SP-20-CF04202.5″ X 20″420 ML14.0 Ounces.875 LB24 Months at 3.0 GPM12
SP-20-CF0600600 ML20.0 Ounces1.25 LB24 Months at 4.0 GPM
SP-10BB-CF04204.5″ X 10″420 ML14.0 Ounces.875 LB24 Months at 4.0 GPM6
SP-10BB-CF0600600 ML20.0 Ounces1.25 LB24 Months at 5.0 GPM
SP-10BB-CF0800800 ML27.0 Ounces1.6875 LB24 Months at 6.0 GPM
SP-20BB-CF08004.5″ X 20″800 ML27.0 Ounces1.6875 LB24 Months at 8.0 GPM
SP-20BB-CF10001000 ML34.0 Ounces2.25 LB24 Months at 10.0 GPM

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

Warning: Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before and/or after the system.

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3.9: Empty Refillable Cartridges

Empty refillable cartridges are blank cartridges. They could be easily filled and refilled. The cap has grooves for ease of hand tightening and ease of unscrewing, and has a built in mesh pad to keep media in place. The empty cartridge has a post filter built in, rated at 25 microns.

Features:

  • Compact, easy to use empty cartridges
  • Make your own cartridge with the media of your choice
  • Fits standard size and large diameter size housings

Applications:

  • Well water or municipal water supplies
  • POU and POE applications
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial applications

Materials of Construction:

  • Shell and End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Post-Filter & Expansion Pads: Polypropylene
  • Gaskets: Nitrile
  • Temperature Rating: 40-125°F

Empty Refillable Cartridges

ItemFilter Size*MediaMedia WeightFilter Life*Box Qty.
SP-10-EMPT2.5” X 10”Empty Cartridge20
SP-10-EMPT-CL
SP-20-EMPT2.5” X 20”12
SP-10BB-EMPT4.5” X 10”6
SP-20BB-EMPT4.5” X 20”

* Specifications are nominal, intended for reference only. Filter life depends on operating conditions.

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3.10: OMNIPURE® ELF Series

Don't let the name fool you, the ELF-Series of filters from Omnipure® was designed specifically for the higher volume requirements of the food service industry. The ELF (Extra-Large Format) filters have a capacity of up to 20,000 gallons and flow rates of up to 2.0 gal/minute. Engineered as a two piece system, ELF heads are available with or without an auto shut off valve. Replacing the filter body is as easy as a twist of the wrist, no tools needed. The new extended cap version makes ELF's compatible with other existing manifolds on the market. A full array of media and specially designed carbon blocks makes the ELF ideal for use in restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, vending machines, or any point-of-use commercial application. ELF-series comes in a 3.5" diameter, and 10" or 15" lengths.

        Omnipure® ELF Series

        ItemFilter SizeType
        OMNP-ELF-10M-P3.5″ X 10″10 MICRON CARBON BLOCK & POLYPHOSPHATE FILTER
        OMNP-ELF-10M4″ X 12.5″10 MICRON CARBON BLOCK
        OMNP-ELF-1MCARBON BLOCK
        OMNP-ELF-1MLLEAD BLOCK, 1 MICRON
        OMNP-ELF-1ML-KDF4LEAD BLOCK, 1 MICRON, W/KDF
        OMNP-ELF-5MCARBON BLOCK, 5 MICRON
        OMNP-ELF-XL-10M4″ X 12.5″ELF SERIES XL 4″ X 12.5″ CARBON BLOCK, 10 MICRON
        OMNP-ELF-XL-1M3.5″ X 15″ELF SERIES 3.5″ X 15″ 1 MICRON BLOCK, CYST REDUCTION
        OMNP-ELF-XL-5MELF SERIES 3.5″ X 15″ 5 MICRON BLOCK
        OMNP-ELF-XL-86-8ELF SERIES 3.5″ X 15″ GAC & 8.0 OZ PHOSPHATE
        ItemType
        OMNP-ELF-BRACKETELF SERIES & ELF-XL PLASTIC BRACKET & SCREWS
        OMNP-ELF-HEAD38-DK7ELF SERIES & ELF-XL HEAD 3/8″ FPT, DK7
        OMNP-ELF-NONVALVEDELF SERIES NON-VALVED HEAD 3/8″
        OMNP-ELF-VALVEDELF SERIES VALVED HEAD, 3/8″ EZ

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        3.11:OMNIPURE® E Series

        The E-Series was designed for our customers that are already using other existing permanent heads in the market place but would like an affordable alternative to the replacement bodies currently offered. E-series cartridges are also available with Omnipure's proprietary heads. Replacement cartridges are offered in 2.5" diameter and 6", 8", 10", 12"and 14" lengths.

              ItemFilter SizeType
              2.5″ X 8″T28 GAC
              OMNP-E5520-P2.5″ X 10″1 MICRON CARBON BLOCK WITH PHOSPHATE
              OMNP-E57202.5″ X 14″
              OMNP-E5720-P1 MICRON CARBON BLOCK WITH PHOSPHATE
              OMNP-E572110 MICRON CARBON BLOCK
              OMNP-E5786POLYPHOSPHATE/GAC SCALE FILTER

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