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What’s the difference between filter cartridges and filter candles?

If you’re somewhat familiar with water filters or you already own one, you’ve probably aware of what water filter cartridges are and how they operate. However, you may not be familiar with filter candles, which are a special kind of ceramic filter made popular by Henry Doulton, the maker of the world-famous ceramics used in the purification of water. In this article, we will explain the main difference between the two types of filter elements.

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Water filter cartridges are tube-like shaped elements that are cast open on both ends; these ends are fitted with plastic mounts that allow their placement into the filter housing.

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Puricom Proline Plus RO 4-Pack Replacement Filters Review

The Puricom Proline Plus RO 4-Pack Replacement Filters are a good way of having replacement filters at hand when the replacement of your reverse osmosis water filter cartridges are due. The reverse osmosis replacement filter bundle contains a 5 μm pressed polypropylene cartridge, a granular activated carbon (GAC) cartridge, a block pressed carbon cartridge and an in-line activated carbon cartridge.

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These four reverse osmosis replacement filters are essentially the pre and post filters necessary for the proper functioning of any superior quality reverse osmosis system.

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3M ScaleGard Pro 165 (P165BN-E) Replacement Cartridge Review

Scale build-up is a major issue in many areas with hard water. A clear indicator of water hardness is scale, which shows up as a chalky deposit on your kitchenware. Many kitchen appliances and equipment such as steamers, water dispensers or coffee machines face performance issues and downtimes because of scale build up. The 3M ScaleGard Pro 165 (P165BN-E) Replacement Cartridge 2300 ltrs (180ppm) is a high performing scale control system that protects the heating coil of these appliances and equipment, inhibiting scale formation that causes proper performance and functioning issues.

3M ScaleGard Pro 165  Replacement Water Filter Cartridge

Similarly to other scale control systems in the ScaleGard Pro range, the ScaleGard Pro 165 uses resin to inhibit scale build-up.

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Pure-Pro CTO 2.5 x 10 Inch Carbon Block Water Filter Dual Pack

Carbon filters are a highly valued filtration media, used either as a standalone filter or as a post or pre-filter in other water filter systems such as reverse osmosis water purification systems. The Pure Pro CTO 2.5 x 10 Inch Carbon Block Water Filter Dual Pack contains two 2.5 x 10 inch Pure Pro carbon block filters, which are compatible with many other water filter brands and can be essentially used in any standard 10 inch filter housing.

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The PurePro CTO carbon block cartridges contain coconut shell activated carbon. Coconut shell is one of the most highly efficient natural substances used for creating activated carbon. Coconut shell based activated carbon filters are ideal for water purification due to the high micro-porosity and hardness of carbon blocks. Coconut shell carbon filters are extremely adsorptive, thus, removing disinfection products and by-products, volatile organic chemicals, pesticides and herbicides and other organic materials that may affect the taste and appearance of tap water.

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A filter with multiple applications – the Watts AICRO 10″ In-line Filter

In-line water filters are usually used as a post-filter in reverse osmosis systems and in this capacity, they are often referred to as polishing filters. The advantage of in-line filters is that they can also be used with great success in several kitchen appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines. The Watts AICRO 10″ In-line Filter comes from one of the best performing brands of the water filter industry and meets the highest standards of water filtration.

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As with other in-line water filters, the Watts AICRO In-line filter is commonly used in reverse osmosis water filter systems to improve taste and odour of tap water. However, the Watts in-line filter can be used as an external type, American-style fridge filter or as a stand-alone filter for under-sink water filters. Similarly, the AICRO in-line filter will perform well as a filter for boats, motor homes, water chillers, water dispensing machines, icemakers, caravans and much more.

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