A: Water treatment water softener is done on ion exchange. The water passes through a layer of resin, where the hardness ions (calcium and magnesium) are replaced with harmless ions resins (usually sodium). It removes the presence of dissolved iron, manganese and hardness. Water purification requires chemical analysis and selection of qualified equipment.
Industrial water purification systems are used for businesses. They are required during the construction of factories, increasing production and changing outdated equipment. Remember, the water should contain only water, not from the complete set of chemical and mechanical elements.
Q: How long does a water softener last?
A: When a resource is the amount of resin expires, ie, is not replacing the ions – passed through the resin solution of salt and the composition of the resin is recovered. Accumulated contamination in this washed down the drain.
Q: How much salt does a water softener use?
A: Softener consists of the two main vessels: the tank for resin and brine tank. In installations such as “office” salt tank serves as the body softener.
The process of water treatment and resource use boot normally monitors the electronic controller, which is exposed in terms of a missed or water over time, as well as the level of hardness of incoming water. The controller switches the automatic valve in the regeneration mode, and then back to filter mode.
Q: How does a water softener work diagram
A: Water softeners are extracted from the water hardness ions are (calcium and magnesium).
The use of such water protects plumbing from salt deposits, extends the life of a Jacuzzi and whirlpool baths, significantly reduces the consumption of detergents. The absence of hardness ions in water prevents the formation of scale deposits, increasing the lifespan and efficiency of boilers, water heaters, washing machines, pipes, etc. Softeners like Sears, for example, allow save up to 30% consumed water heaters and up to 75% detergent. There is no need to use Calgon or something similar. After washing in soft water, better rinse clothes after drying remain soft terry towel. Soft water does not leave a feeling of dryness in the skin, the skin remains soft and supple, his hair did not fall off, as when using hard water, preserve natural luster and excellent fit. The very adoption of a bath or shower brings additional pleasure.
In Ukraine, the Soviet visitors still use the water quality. Norm of water hardness is 7.0 meq./L. In Europe this figure is almost 6 times lower: 1.2 mg-eq./L. Mechanical filters hardness salts from water is not clean.
Not long ago, water softeners are used only for boilers, manufacturing and service industries. Now ion exchange purification is used everyday – to clean water in apartments and private homes.
Water softeners are used to purify water for household use. Refer to water softener installation for instruction. To use water for drinking and cooking needs additional cleaning. It is best to perform this function reverse osmosis system.
A little more information about the effects of hard water on the human body is below.
- Increased water hardness impairs water digestion.
- Food cooked in hard water absorbed worse gastrointestinal tract, as during cooking salt form of calcium with food proteins, insoluble compounds, which in turn inhibit the cleavage of proteins in the human body.
- The use of hard water promotes the formation of kidney stones, salt deposits in the joints, reducing the elasticity of blood vessels.