Why a WaterBoss 950 Refiner
The WaterBoss Model 950 not only serves as a softener and a dirt and sediment filter but it also functions as a chlorine filter. Packed into the middle compartment of the WaterBoss unit is a mixed media bed of fine mesh ion exchange resin and high-grade activated carbon.
The Model 950 becomes a chlorine filter through the process of absorption. Activated carbon is a media for improving taste and odors of almost all kinds. Activated carbon is a form of carbon that has been processed to make it extremely porous. Due to its high degree of micro-porosity, just one gram of activated carbon has a surface area in excess of about two tennis courts.
In addition to the positive characteristics as a chlorine filter, activated carbon provides a prime habitat for microorganisms to grow. Because of its absorption, nonpathogenic microorganisms can be a nuisance and actually create bad taste and odor. Therefore, it is important to change activated carbon filters on a regular basis, or backwash an activated carbon media bed accordingly.
In WaterBoss however a Redox Media accompanies the activated carbon. It assists in removing chlorine, extends the life of the activated carbon and protects against bacterial growth.
This is where the Waterboss’ role as a chlorine filter, separates itself from conventional technology, the Waterboss has a self cleaning feature. With the WaterBoss model 950 there is no need to purchase and change filters.