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Water Softening Filtration Systems

Water softening is designed to remove hardness minerals such as calcium and magnesium from the water that make it hard. Hard water forms scale in pipes, RO membranes, boilers, and other equipment in which it is used. Ion exchange process replaces or exchanges the calcium and magnesium cations with an equivalent number of sodium cations.

After the softeners become exhausted, each unit is regenerated using a strong solution of sodium chloride (salt) to replace the sodium that has been lost. Regeneration of the filter is automatically controlled and is initiated by a flow volume. It is normally set to initiate regeneration at a predetermined intervals based on incoming water hardness to avoid hard water to break through.

 

Typical Water Softener System

 

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