For Those Di Only

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Belfastcleaning, Jul 7, 2013.

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  1. Belfastcleaning

    Belfastcleaning Grand Master
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    For those of you who use di only..

    How fast do you fill your tanks?

    Do you turn the tap on full?

    I was filling my 350 tank in approx 30mins..

    My tap water is only 042 ish...

    Last Monday I checked my ppm in tank and it was 010... So thought I'd better order some resin...

    I got my mothers wooden spoon and gave the resin a good stir.. The ppm dropped to 006.

    So I used my tank on Monday.. Rained all day Tuesday.. On Tuesday night, I filled my tank as slow as possible... The ppm was 003...

    I got approx another 1500lts and ppm now only 008...

    So my conclusion is... Does resin last longer the slower the water passes through the di vessel?

    - I used to purify on the go.. With the di in the van.. So the water would be passing through the di roughly @ 2.5lt a min.. From I removed the di from the van and started filling tank with pure ( so I can fill trolley quickly ) I thought I was using more resin than when di was in the van.... Where I am filling at home the water is going over 10lt per min....

    Could we be throwing away good resin?
     
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  2. mark m

    mark m Hero
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    The slower you can fill your di up the longer the resin will last
     
  3. bluemonkey

    bluemonkey Guru
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    what mark said, also stir it everyday, can double life of resin
     
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