Residential RO Systems/Membranes Questions
Can I use Copper Tubing for the RO Product Water?
No. Due to RO product water being very pure, it can leach the minerals from copper tubing which will cause a metallic taste in the water or ice, and cause the copper tubing to develop pinhole leaks over time.
How Far Can A Line Be Run From the RO System?
If using 1/4" Poly tubing: Approximately 20-25 Feet.
What does each filter do in a residential RO System?
Our AAA series residential reverse osmosis systems are 5-stage systems.
Do I need a booster pump for my residential RO system?
Water pressure is necessary to force the water through the membrane and to
flush the rejected solids out of the element, and is directly related to
production and quality of filtration. Low pressure can result in low production,
low rejection, and premature fouling of the membrane.
Can I use the RO water for my icemaker or refrigerator?
Yes. The RO treated water can be run to an icemaker. This can be done by
installing a 1/4" tee in the line between the final polishing filter and the
faucet. 1/4" POLY tubing should be run to the icemaker.
Why am I getting very little output from my RO?
Please check the following:
How often do I need to change my filters?
There is no definite answer to this question, as the feed water conditions
and system maintenance will affect filter life. Below is a guideline:
Why is there no water in my storage tank?
How do I check and refill the pressure in my residential storage tank?
The tank should be empty before checking the pressure. First open the faucet to drain the tank as far as it will go by itself. Remove the plastic on the front of the tank to expose the air valve. Using a bicycle tire pump, fill up the tank only until the water begins to flow out. Do not over pump the tank or you may ruin the bladder. Keep doing this until you are sure all of the water is out of the tank.
Once the tank is empty, test the pressure using a tire pressure gauge. This should be at approximately 7-8 psi. If the pressure is low, use a bicycle tire pump to fill with more air until the pressure reaches a maximum of 8psi.
Why is the water backing up to the air gap faucet?
Why is my faucet spout dripping?
Possible Cause: The hande is sticking or worn.
Why is Water Leaking from the Filter Housings?
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