Does this type of trolley really work?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Spectrum Window Cleaning, Sep 20, 2014.

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  1. Spectrum Window Cleaning

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    I stumbled across this trolley after encountering a problem I'm trying to get around, and this trolley seemed like it could be a good solution but don't really believe it will produce 6,000 litres of purified water as advertised. Has anyone tried?[​IMG]
     
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    From that pic it looks to me like it's just a di tank filled with resin on a stack truck :rolleyes:

    The amount of pure water it could produce will be dependant on the tap water ppm going into the resin surely before the resin is fooked :D

    As an example use the calculator below

    For argument sake i've entered the following just to see how much it would cost for me to run that thing
    cost of resin = £80
    imput tds = 260
    size of di vessel assuming its 25 litres
    litres used per month = 6000

    Try it yourself here
    http://www.gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/Resin Calculator.htm
     
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    #4 Smurf, Sep 20, 2014
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    Make your own with new bits example

    Same sack truck £39.88 (inred)
    http://www.screwfix.com/p/sack-truck-250kg/38945

    New 25 litre di vessel £85.95 (can pick these up used at less than half the cost too)
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/25-Litre-...omeGarden_CLV_Cleaning_CA&hash=item35d6f121bd

    New 10" water filter housing inc 2 x 5 micron filters £19.99 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-WATER-...=UK_HGKitchen_SmallApp_RL&hash=item43c9f3f2aa

    Stainless Steel 2 1/2" Pressure Gauge 0-100 PSI Hydraulic/Water/Steam/Air £5.60 plus delivery or something similar as not sure of fittings
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Stainless...137?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item3394d80ce1

    Not sure where to find that other type meter but can't be that expensive to buy surely?

    Then add a few quid for some hose and couplings...Job done :D

    Mind you I don't fancy humping that di trolley about also in & out of a van without using ramps. And in my case tap tds is about 260ppm so I'm sure a hell not going to pay out around £250 a month in resin just to produce 6000 litres of pure :whistle:
     
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    Company I used to work for we used 1400 ltrs of water a day
    It would cost 100s a week in resin - no thanks I'll stick to my ro
     
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    You take it on site to the customers house, plug their water supply into one end, and your WFP into the other end. Hey presto, you have a WFP system.

    Or, you can get a 2nd hand 11L vessel from eBay (£25 - £30) add a couple of fittings, and have the same effect, but cheaper, and a whole lot lighter to lift :rolleyes:
     
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    Sounds fab :confused:
     
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    Thanks for sending the link to the Resin Calculator Smurf! I was sure that thing wasn't going to produce 6,000 litres of water from 25 litre sack of resin. Especially when you have hard water at 355ppm, I'm more looking at 1,500 litres of pure water from a 25 litre sack now. Will be looking at other options instead!
     
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