View Full Version : Ball Valve Restrictor Question

08/11/2008, 10:19 PM
I just received my 800 ball valve restrictor and after connecting it to the drain output from the RO, it doesn't seem to be restricting the flow at all. I have it connected in the correct direction according to the label.

Am I doing something wrong or do I have a faulty unit?

Here's the one I purchased:



08/12/2008, 06:39 AM
IMO looks like that is to flush out your ro membrane

08/12/2008, 06:47 AM
I agree, but if it were to flush the RO membrane, shouldn't the filtered water (good water) output be reduced to almost nothing and the waste water output be increased when I switch the valve to flush?