Product Review of Hyundai Waco Ultra-Filtration (UF) Hollow Fibres Membrane
Hyundai Wacotec Ultra-Filtration (UF) filter is best suited in removing high molecular weight substances, colloidal materials, organic and inorganic polymeric molecules and bacteria up to 99.99% except minerals. Filtration pore size is up to 0.03 micron (or 0.03 millimeters). This means, any substances or micro-organisms that larger than 0.03 micron will be filtered off.
|◎ Specification of UF Membrane Filter|
|UF Membrane Filter|
|Max Flow Rate||0.5 GPM(1.9Lit)|
|Working Pressure||14 ~ 57 psi (1 ~ 4kgf/㎠)|
|Temperature||33 ~ 100’F (4 ~ 38℃)|
|Capacity||5,000 Gal (18,900Lit)|
|Service Life||About 18 to 24 months|
|Evaporated remains||Below 500 ppm or less|
There are few important characteristics of a good UF membrane.
What can a UF filtered off?
The illustration below shows what are the elements that can be filtered off by Ultra-filtration filters and what are allowed to pass through. Do note that monovalent and multivalent ions that are essential for our bodies are allowed to pass through the UF filters. However, others such as viruses, bacterias, micro-organisms and suspended solids such as rusts, heavy metals and etc will be filtered off.
To demonstrate the effectiveness of the Hyundai Wacotec UF filter, the manufacturer had conducted a laboratory test and below is the outcome: –
|The above laboratory result shows that the Hyundai Wacotec UF filter removes 100% all bacteria and other Micro-organisms while allowing the important minerals and ions to pass through.
This Hyundai Wacotec UF filter also comes with NSF certified components (Tested and Certified to ANSI/NSF Standard 42). A NSF certified means that the filter is manufactured according to stringent standards, using only approved materials and processes that required for drinking water. At the same time, this UF filter also comes with America’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) certification.
The service life for this filter is rather long at 18,900 liters. For a typical household with 4 family members, this service life means that the UF filter could last up to 24 months before replacement of filter kicks in.
Hyundai Wacotec UF Filter is a very good filter that can be used to pair up with other in-line filters such as Hy-Q Aqua Pre-Carbon, Post-Carbon and even Nano-PH Alkaline filters. Based on the filter specifications and performance, it can be safely said that this filter performs at very high level of filtration. Test report indicated that it is able to filter off bacterias, viruses and other living micro-organisms found in the water.
With filtration capacity of 5000 gal (or 18,900 liters), it can be safely said that the life span for any homes usage should be around 2 years before replacement kicks in. Therefore, this filter is a good fit to supplement all range of our water dispensers and water coolers products. Or it could also be used on its own without any dispensers.
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