Flush the prefilter
sump with fresh water, if needed
to clean. Next,
fill with water to about 1" from
the top. Add
Do not add chlorine
to avoid plastic
in the prefilter
and turn to the right ((__) to lock.
the water supply
to the RO.
Open the RO faucet.
water to circulate
the RO system
until you smell the bleach odor at the faucet.
close the faucet
and allow the RO to stand
idle for 20 minutes.
the 20 minutes
open the RO faucet
and run water
until the bleach
odor is gone.
12. Turn off the water
to the RO.
the pre filter, post filter and RO cartridge
Refer to Figure
f0, for proper
The sanitizing procedures
must be done befl_re leak test.
Open the water supply shutoff valve to the RO that was closed during sanitization,
Open the main water supply valve and several house faucets to purge air from the system. Close
faucets when water runs smooth.
In about 2 hours, pressure will start to build in the RO system. Then, carefully check all fittings
fk_rwater leaks. Correct leaks if any are found.
When the system is first pressurized,
water may "spurt"
from the faucet airgap hole
in the back of the faucet until air is expelled from the RO system.
Purge RO membrane:
The RO cartridge contains a food grade preservative
that should be removed
the steps below.
will give product water an unpleasant taste and odor.
Do not remove blue wrapper from R.O. membrane. This will destroy the membrane.
1. Allow the storage tank to fill fk_rabout 4 hours. Then open the RO faucet until the tank is empty
and flow stops. Close the RO faucet.
Repeat step 1 to purge the storage tank 6 times. Then the RO system is ready to make product water