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Hi was wondering about water pressure at home weather it was high enough to produce pure water quick enough just tested it and it took 5 seconds to fill 1litre from the kitchen tap is this ok

Cheers nick

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8 minutes ago, Nick772 said:

Hi was wondering about water pressure at home weather it was high enough to produce pure water quick enough just tested it and it took 5 seconds to fill 1litre from the kitchen tap is this ok

Cheers nick

Sorry, but you are talking about flow rate, not pressure.

12lpm is good enough for one side of the answer. But you also need to test this where you are taking water from for the r/o.

You need a pressure gauge on a tap to see water pressure. Screwfix and other plumbing outlets sell them.

But you also need to supply more info - how much water do you need to produce etc.

 

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1 minute ago, spruce said:

Sorry, but you are talking about flow rate, not pressure.

12lpm is good enough for one side of the answer.

You need a pressure gauge on a tap to see water pressure.

 

Would I need to know the pressure aswell

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1 minute ago, Pjj said:

It would help yes 

Would the pressure from the decide which r o system to use sorry if these are daft questions been trad cleaning for 35 years so new to this

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There are low pressure membranes but you get more consistent water quality with the same constant pressure  50-100 psi is ok best to speak to a specialist like Doug Atkinson @doug atkinson Pressure and flow are both important but it also depends on how much you need to produce and your water  TDS as well ,which system will be right for you .

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10 minutes ago, Nick772 said:

Would I need to know the pressure aswell

To illustrate; you have asked if my car will pull a caravan; it has 4 cylinders. You need a supply a lot more info before someone can help you.

What is your tap water TDS?

Are you on a water meter?

What is your water pressure?

Have you a place to store water?

Have you got a van?

Are you going the way of a van mount?

etc.

Then when we have more answers and identified the system for you, do you have the budget to buy it?

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Just now, Pjj said:

There are low pressure membranes but you get more consistent water quality with the same constant pressure  50-100 psi is ok best to speak to a specialist like Doug Atkinson @doug atkinson Pressure and flow are both important but it also depends on how much you need to produce and your water  TDS as well ,which system will be right for you .

Tap TDs was 220ppm so will have to get a pressure tester from Screwfix then

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2 minutes ago, spruce said:

To illustrate; you have asked if my car will pull a caravan; it has 4 cylinders. You need a supply a lot more info before someone can help you.

What is your tap water TDS?

Are you on a water meter?

What is your water pressure?

Have you a place to store water?

Have you got a van?

Are you going the way of a van mount?

etc.

Tap TDs is 220ppm

Not on a metor

Don't know the pressure yet

Got a place to store water

Got a van mount but just buying from spotless at mo

 

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37 minutes ago, Nick772 said:

Tap TDs is 220ppm

Not on a metor

Don't know the pressure yet

Got a place to store water After I posted this I saw you question about an IBC tank.

Got a van mount but just buying from spotless at mo

 

Then you will also know how much water you use a day.

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