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Pentek US-1500 Installation And Operating Instructions Manual

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Monitored Dual Filtration System
Installation and Operating Instructions
Model US-1500 (with electronic monitor)
Temperature Range:
Pressure Range:
Service Flow Rate @ 60 psi (4.1 bar): 0.6 gpm (2.3 L/min)
Rated Service Life:
Parts Included
Filter system with filter cartridges – P-250 Cartridge Set
Installation hardware
(mounting screws, T-Adapter, quick-connect elbows)
Electronic monitor and 9-volt battery
Housing wrench
Lead-free drinking water faucet
1/4" plastic tubing
Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe
or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or after
the system. Systems certified for cyst reduction may be used on
disinfected waters that may contain filterable cysts.
Filter must be protected against freezing, which can
cause cracking of the filter and water leakage.
The rubber O-ring provides the water-tight seal between
the cap and the bottom of the housing. It is important that the O-ring
be properly seated in the groove below the threads of the housing or a
water leak could occur.
Because of the product's limited service life and to
prevent costly repairs or possible water damage, we strongly
recommend that the bottom of all plastic housings be replaced every
ten years. If the bottom of your housing has been in use for longer
than this period, it should be replaced immediately. Date the bottom of
any new or replacement housing to indicate the next recommended
replacement date.
40–100°F (4.4–37.8°C)
30–125 psi (2.1–8.62 bar)
1,000 gallons (3,785L)
9.18 in. x 4.70 in. x 12.72 in.
(233 mm x 119 mm x 323 mm)
6 lbs. (2.7 kg) (filled with water)
Technical Support: 800.861.8758 (M-F 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST)
For cold water use only.
Make certain that installation complies with all state and local
laws and regulations.
The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by
the selected cartridge are not necessarily in your water. Ask your
local water municipality for a copy of their water analysis, or have
your water tested by a reputable water testing lab.
After prolonged periods of non-use (such as during a vacation) it
is recommended that the system be flushed thoroughly. Let water
run for 5–6 minutes before using.
The filter cartridges used with this system have a limited service
life. Changes in taste, odor, and/or flow of the water being filtered
indicate that the cartridge should be replaced.
About Your PENTEK Dual Filtration
Thank you for purchasing a PENTEK Dual Filtration System. With only
minimal maintenance, your new system will provide you with safer,
better-tasting water for years to come. The filter cartridges should be
changed after every 1,000 gallons of use or once every twelve months,
whichever comes first. Filter life will vary depending on usage and
water conditions. Changes in taste, odor, and/or flow of the water
being filtered indicate that the filter cartridges should be replaced.
Tools and Materials
• Safety glasses
• Hand or electric drill
(cordless recommended)
• 1/4" drill bit
• File
• Phillips head screwdriver
The Model US-1500 is Tested and Certified by NSF
International against NSF/ANSI Standard 42 for the reduction
of Taste and Odor, Chlorine, and Particulate Class I. Standard
53 for the reduction of Lead, Mercury, VOC, Cyst, Asbestos,
and Turbidity.
• Adjustable wrench or 7/16"
open-end wrench
• Tube cutters or utility knife
If sink does not have hole
for separate faucet:
• Center punch
• 3/4" drill bit or hole saw
146600 JA05


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  • Page 1

    Housing wrench System • Lead-free drinking water faucet Thank you for purchasing a PENTEK Dual Filtration System. With only • 1/4" plastic tubing minimal maintenance, your new system will provide you with safer, better-tasting water for years to come. The filter cartridges should be...

  • Page 2

    Installation • For standard under-sink installation on 1/2"-14 NPS threads (most common thread on kitchen faucets) cold water line. • Please read all instructions and precautions before installing and using your Dual Filtration System. • Numbered diagrams correspond with numbered steps. 1.

  • Page 3

    4. Mounting the System (A) Center system between water supply adapter and drinking water faucet. NOTE: Allow 1 ⁄ " (38 mm) clearance below system for changing filter cartridges. (B) Install mounting screws at least 13 ⁄ " (350 mm) from cabinet floor and 4 ⁄...

  • Page 4

    7. Connecting the System (A) Assemble tubing with system as shown in Fig. 7A, inserting tubing into appropriate inlet or outlet quick-connect fitting until it stops. NOTE: In some installations, connecting the system to the water supply adapter and/or drinking water faucet causes the tubing to enter the quick- connect fitting at a sharp angle.

  • Page 5: Filter Cartridge Replacement

    Electronic Monitor Operations Filter Cartridge Replacement The US-1500 system includes an electronic monitor that alerts you • Filter cartridges the US-1500 will last about 1,000 gallons or twelve when it is time to change your filter cartridges. Both filter cartridges months before they need to be replaced.

  • Page 6: Troubleshooting

    Turn off water supply valve and turn on drinking water faucet to release pressure in system. Loosen and remove compression nut For replacement parts, contact your nearest PENTEK distributor or fitting on faucet stem. Make sure tubing is inserted firmly into end of call 800.645.0267.

  • Page 7

    Performance Data Organic Chemicals Included by Surrogate Testing: Important Notice: Read this performance data and compare the Maximum permissible capabilities of this system with your actual water treatment needs. Influent Challenge product water It is recommended that, before installing a water treatment system, Substance Concentration mg/L concentration mg/L...

  • Page 8

    All claimed defective produc (3) returned to PENTEK prior to the expiration of the warranty date, at the customer’s expense, shipment pre-paid, (4) be accompanied by a letter detailing the Model Number, Serial Number (if any), and a brief description of the problem.

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