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Old Today, 02:56 PM   #1
loudell
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RO Technical Question

Can I get an opinion on putting an inline carbon filter after the deionization canister on an RO system? Or will this actually add ions to my product water or will that be dependent on the carbon filter quality?
Lemme know. Thanks....


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Old Today, 03:02 PM   #2
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First whats your reasoning for the Carbon filter after the DI?


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First whats your reasoning for the Carbon filter after the DI?
^^^, that would be my question as well, I don't see the need for a post carbon filter....


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Frankly I'm not sure. I know that in drinking water applications a good quality carbon filter is the last thing that happens before you drink that water so I thought after removing non organic ions the carbon would take care of anything else that could possibly come off the surface of the resin beads...


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If your resin is working properly, there should be a tds reading of ----0---- after the resin. If you add a carbon after the resin, most likely tds wont be 0 anymore. If you want to add something after the resin, add another resin. If you want to add another carbon, add it just before the ro.


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Old Today, 03:44 PM   #6
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I guess essentially the question would be is it possible for the resin to leach any organic compounds into the water that would be removed by carbon?


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