How Much Resin Do I Use?

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  1. Sphmk1

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    Hi everyone,I'm new to the wfp game,I'll run through what I've got
    210ltr tank
    Brodex pole
    Border hose and reel
    Shurflo 100 psi pump
    Leisure battery
    19ltr di vessel
    I bought a 5ltr bag of resin and put it in the vessel,my reading is 085? Is it because there isn't enough resin in the vessel? All of my stuff is new so its not contaminated with anything! Any help would be greatly appreciated
    Cheers,Sean
     
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  2. Posh

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    I'm not that up on wfp but I would defiantly say not enough resin. I use 2 4.5 litre di's & fill them with just under 5 litres of resin. Your only filling a quarter of your di unit so I would imagine 3 quarters of you water ain't going through resin. But don't take my word for it & am sure the experts will be a long to help soon.
     
  3. rcproperty

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    you would need more reisn to start with to fill you DI.

    what is the ppm from your tap?
     
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    Generally around 3/4 to 7/8ths full for me always leave a little room.
     
  5. Tuffers

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    Deffo, not enough resin. I use 30% of a 25L bag of resin to fill an 11L vessel. So that's approx 8L of resin for an 11L vessel. You have used 5L in a 19L vessel. You are probably 60% too short of resin.
     
  6. Gray1

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    Not enough resin in there. Fill to about 3" from the top add a little water and carefully put the feed pipe back in until you can screw the top back on. Now connect the IN and OUT the right way, and take a sample.
     
  7. bluemonkey

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    doesnt matter how much resin is in there as long as it is over the bell at the end, as water comes out of the top of and goes up the pipe inside, using that amount of resin will be used up in about 8 days,
     
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    is the reading 85 after the tank, what is it before
     
  9. Belfastcleaning

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    Put a little water in also so the resin compacts it self
     
  10. Evowins

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    Hi,
    Could you suggest the best place to purchase the resin from and which brand etc please ??
    Cheers, David.
     
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