TYPE OF FILTER
This is a 3-canister radiation water filter in the undercounter version, that also filters fluoride, chloramines, chlorine, and hundreds of other organic and chemical contaminants, plus heavy metals and odor and taste issue.
FOR WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES
This is the best if you want to filter radiation, chloramine, and fluoride plus hundreds of other contaminants.
The radiation water filter cartridge will remove any type of ionic radioactive contaminant including Uranium, Plutonium and other heavy metal.
The housing is tested to handle 100 psi, a 33.3% increase in pressure above standard undercounter white filter housings.
WHAT IS FILTERED? (short sample list)
* radiated iodine
* all other radiated cationic and anionic isotopes
* disinfection by-products like trihalomethane
* heavy metal
* bad taste
The FDA has certified kdf as releasing nothing harmful into the water. The EPA has certified kdf as compliant with Standards 61 & 42.
To see an article on chloramine vs. chlorine, click on: Chloramine.
HOW DO THE RADIATION WATER FILTERS WORK?
Water flows over and through several filter media designed to remove fluoride, chloramine, radiation and a very wide range of contaminants. Different filter media select for targeting contaminants.
There are 6 sediment stages and 7 different types of media, in 7 other layers, using multiple filtration methods. The types of filtration include ‘pore opening’, magnetic attraction, catalytic action using reduction-oxidation, electroplating, ANION AND CATION ION EXCHANGE, reshaping of hardness ions and adsorption. An environment harmful to bacteria, algae and fungus is created. The water acts softer.
Trace elements the body needs stay in the water!
Water flow is excellent.
This unit contains:
* FIRST CARTRIDGE: A sediment filter and a full pound and half of activated alumina to remove fluoride. (This is not aluminum.) …….. OR you can select calcium-based carbon to filter fluoride. The effectiveness is equivalent.
* SECOND CARTRIDGE targets radiation. Sediment filters are between each of the other media. First granulated activated carbon which filters a wide range of radiation contamination; then media to focus on strontium and cesium; then a media bed of combined cationic and anionic resins to filter the range of radiated isotopes, and finally another layer of carbon to further filter and polish the water.
* THIRD CARTRIDGE
– Sediment filters at start and finish
– Kdf 85 – 1 1/4 pounds! Especially effective at filtering chloramine, chemically-based contaminants and heavy metals. Works on radiated iodine. Kdf is bacteriostatic, preventing bacteria from growing in the carbon or your water.
Uses the FOAM ADVANTAGE.
– Granulated Catalytic Carbon – a full pound (that’s 453 grams) of top-grade pre-washed granulated catalytic carbon! Works especially well against organic-based contaminants and further filters radiation. Best carbon for mtbe.
For more information on the radiation cartridges, see Radiation Filters.
For more info on chloramine see this page: Chloramine.
For more on fluoride, click here: Fluoride Risks.
COMPARISON TO OTHER TYPES OF FILTRATION
The fixtures are the highest quality, and there is more of the right filter material – resulting in greater and longer-lasting filtration. THAT IS HOW FILTERING HAPPENS!
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
Everything you need!
* One fluoride filter cartridge Change every six months. Select Activated Alumina or Calcium Carbon (bone char.) We don’t recommend one over the other.
* One radiation filter cartridge (RN-1) Change once a year in low-radiation circumstances, more often if needed.
* One chloramine-focused, wide spectrum cartridge (CR-1) cartridge Change once a year
* Plastic wrench to make changing cartridges easier
* Faucet and parts needed to install
* Select Activated Alumina or Calcium-based Carbon to filter fluoride. They both work well – it’s your choice.
* Get a free standard faucet or upgrade to a better and more attractive faucet. We recommend the upgrade.
* The size of the unit is 17.5 X 6.5 X 14.5″.
Please have undercounter filters installed by a plumber. It is a quick and easy job for a professional, taking about a half hour. WHY? Click on: GET A PLUMBER!.