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Specifications & Dimensions
Model Code
Rated Softening Capacity (Grains @ Salt Dose)
Rated Efficiency (Grains/Pound of Salt @ Minimum Salt Dose)
Water Used During Regeneration @ Minimum Salt Dose
Total Water Used Per Regeneration @ Maximum Salt Dose
Rated Service Flow Rate
Amount of High Capacity Ion Exchange Resin
Pressure Drop at Rated Service Flow
Water Supply Max. Hardness
Water Supply Max. Clear Water Iron
Water Pressure Limits (minimum / maximum)
Water Temperature Limits (minimum / maximum)
Minimum Water Supply Flow Rate
Maximum Drain Flow Rate
Salt Storage Capacity
Capacity to reduce clear water iron is substantiated by WQA test data. State of Wisconsin
requires additional treatment if water supply contains clear water iron exceeding 5 ppm.
**Canada working pressure limits: 1.4 - 7.0 kg/cm
These systems conform to NSF/ANSI 44 for the specific performance claims as verified
and substantiated by test data.
The efficiency rating is only valid at the stated salt dose. These softeners were efficiency
rated according to NSF/ANSI Standard 44.
Variable Salt Dose: The salt dose is selected by the electronic controls at regeneration
time based on the amount needed.
Questions? Call Toll Free 1-866-986-3223
or visit
When you call, please be prepared to provide the model, date code and serial number,
found on the rating decal, typically located on the rim below the salt lid hinges.
Model WHES48
EZ 48
14,300 @ 2.8 lbs.
37,900 @ 10.5 lbs.
48,000 @ 18.1 lbs.
5,107 @ 2.8 lbs.
3.0 gal. / 1,000 grains
44.2 gallons
11.9 gpm
1.33 cu. ft.
15 psig
160 gpg
12 ppm*
20 - 125 psi**
40 - 120 °F
3 gpm
2.0 gpm
200 lbs.
Monday- Friday, 8 AM - 7 PM EST
FIG. 1


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