Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Charcoal Filter
On Dec 3, 2017 07:49, "Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.Hi Duane,
I have carbon filter on my watermaker suction line to reduce chlorine during a wash cycle. I use 5 micron carbon filter and I don't use a booster pump.
But you have to be very careful restricting high pressure pump suction line. You have to select carbon filter that gives you low pressure drop at maximum flow.
Too much restriction on a suction line can damage your high pressure pump.
You have to measure a vacuum on the suction line. You should not have deeper vacuum than pump specification alow at maximum flow.
I have permanently installed a combination vacuum/Pressure gauge on the suction line. I monitor gauge readings and change filters if vacuum is deeper than in the pump spec.
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