Next, the water flows through two 5-micron activated carbon block cartridges. These compressed carbon block filters remove taste and odor-causing chemicals like chlorine, chloramine and rotten-egg odors. But that's not all. Did you now that the chlorine disinfection process can create cancer-causing byproducts in the water? The good news is these carcinogens, called THMs, are removed by the carbon filters.The carbon cartridges also remove organic contaminants like herbicides, insecticides and industrial chemicals that seep into groundwater. The next step involves the reverse osmosis (RO) process. Here water is "squeezed" through a special membrane.
Heavy metals, like lead and mercury, are removed while purified water passes through. The RO process also removes salts, fluoride, radon and benzene. The purified then flows through a post-filter containing granular activated carbon.This acts as a polishing filter, removing any traces of tastes, odors or gasses, for crystal clear, sparkling drinking water. The last stage conditions the purified water by gently raising the pH to an alkaline condition. Many health benefits are associated with drinking alkaline water including weight loss, antioxidant properties and reduction in bone loss (osteoporosis). The best part is the water does not taste bitter or chalky! The APEX MR-6050 makes refreshing water the whole family will enjoy. The APEX MR-6050 also includes a water storage tank and designer faucet. As the filtration system makes purified water, it fills the storage tank (up to 50 gallons per day). The storage tank sends purified water to the designer faucet. Your regular sink faucet will provide unfiltered water for washing dishes. The designer faucet provides only purified water for drinking, cooking and washing vegetables. The APEX MR-6050 filtration system is pre-assembled can be installed with simple hand tools.
We recommend installation by a licensed plumber to insure adherence to all local codes. Routine replacement of the filter cartridges is recommended to maintain filter performance.
Replacement cartridges are available from APEX Water Filters. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Kitchen, Dining & Bar\Small Kitchen Appliances\Water Purification\Water Filters". The seller is "apexexprtwaterfilters" and is located in this country: US.
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